COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 12, 2021) – The FIVB announced the pool play schedule for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 beach volleyball event Monday.

Pool play in Tokyo will run from Saturday, July 24 to Saturday, July 31. Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena will be the first U.S. pair to play (Saturday, July 24 at 5 a.m. PT), and Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil will conclude the U.S. pool play schedule (Friday, July 30 at 5 p.m. PT). The knockout rounds begin Sunday, August 1. Women’s medal matches will take place Friday, August 6, and the men’s Saturday, August 7.

NBC has yet to release the broadcast schedule, but eight of Team USA’s 12 matches will be played during prime time on the East Coast, including all of Claes/Sponcil’s and Alix Klineman/April Ross’ contests. Each match will also be streamed at nbcolympics.com.

Below are the dates and times for all 12 U.S. matches. View the entire schedule on the FIVB website.


U.S. Beach Volleyball Olympic Schedule

Alix Klineman/April Ross – Pool Play Schedule

OpponentDate/Time (Pacific)Date/Time (Local)
Xue/Wang X.X. (CHN)Saturday, July 24, 5 pmSunday, July 25, 9 am
Liliana/Elsa (ESP)Monday, July 26, 5 pmTuesday, July 27, 9 am
Keizer/Meppelink (NED)Thursday, July 29, 5 pmFriday, July 30, 9 am

Kelly Claes/Sarah Sponcil – Pool Play Schedule

OpponentDate/Time (Pacific)Date/Time (Local)
Graudina/Kravcenoka (LAT)Sunday, July 25, 5 pmMonday, July 26, 9 am
Makokha/Khadambi (KEN)Wednesday, July 28, 5 pmThursday, July 29, 9 am
Ana Patricia/Rebecca (BRA)Friday, July 30, 5 pmSaturday, July 31, 9 am

Taylor Crabb/Jake Gibb – Pool Play Schedule

OpponentDate/Time (Pacific)Date/Time (Local)
Carambula/Rossi (ITA)Sunday, July 25, 6 amSunday, July 25, 10 pm
Heidrich/Gerson (SUI)Tuesday, July 27, 5 pmWednesday, July 28, 9 am
Cherif/Ahmed (QAT)Friday, July 30, 6 amFriday, July 30, 10 pm

Phil Dalhausser/Nick Lucena – Pool Play Schedule

OpponentDate/Time (Pacific)Date/Time (Local)
Brouwer/Meeuwsen (NED)Saturday, July 24, 5 amSaturday, July 24, 9 pm
Alison/Alvaro Filho (BRA)Monday, July 26, 8 pmTuesday, July 27, Noon
Azaad/Capogrosso (ARG)Wednesday, July 28, 7 pmThursday, July 29, 11 am