INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT VOLLEYBALL
There are many varieties of volleyball, branching from the main sport. This is mini-volleyball, beach volleyball, park volleyball, kerntball, pionerball. In kertball, unlike ordinary volleyball, the net is replaced by a solid cloth, which reduces the opponent’s visibility.
The International Volleyball Federation is the largest sports organization. It includes 218 countries.
According to numerous surveys conducted at the household level, about 1 billion inhabitants of the earth are fond of volleyball.
A record number of fans came to the match between the national teams of Brazil and the USSR. The friendly game was watched by 100,000 spectators.
In classic volleyball, the rules prohibit the game at temperatures above 25 degrees, but in the beach there are no such restrictions.
The organizer of one of the first volleyball tournaments in Los Angeles was Pepsi, which presented a box of its products as the main prize.
The volleyball ball played by the hero of the film Outcast was sold at auction for $ 18,400.
At the 1894 Olympics, Brazilian volleyball players used the jump pitch very efficiently. Thanks to this reception, the Brazilian men’s team then won the second prize. Since then, the jump serve has become very popular and thoroughly taken root in volleyball.
Volleyball is the only sports game in the world where they play not for a while, but for a result.
The speed of a ball thrown by a professional volleyball player can reach 130 kilometers per hour.