The game of volleyball was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan. In the next year, the game was introduced at what is now Springfield College. To demonstrate the game, Morgan brought two teams to play against each other in front of 29 directors who were attending the conference.
The first World Championships for men were held in 1949 in Czechoslovakia with 10 teams attending. The Soviet Union won the gold medal while the hosting nation was awarded the silver medal. Three years later, in 1952, the first world championships for women were held in the Soviet Union who also won the tournament with Poland as runner-up.
Volleyball was first introduced as an Olympic sport at the 1964 Tokyo games. An upgrade from its introduction as a non-Olympic sport in 1949. As with the world championships, the Soviet Union continued its reign as a volleyball powerhouse and won the very first Olympic gold medal in volleyball.
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Is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court.