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Tokyo Olympic Games Close Announcement

Nine Paralympic Gold Medalists Return for Sitting Volleyball in Tokyo

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 12, 2021) – USA Volleyball today announced the 12 women who will compete for the U.S. Sitting Volleyball Team at the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Nine players return from the 2016 Paralympic team that won gold in Rio de Janeiro: Tia Edwards, Heather Erickson, Katie Holloway, Kaleo Kanahele Maclay, Monique (Burkland)…

Women’s Sitting Team is 24K at Golden Nations League

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 4, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team celebrated July 4 by winning the Golden Nations League tournament in Assen, Netherlands. The U.S. Women (6-0) beat world champion Russia in Sunday’s final, 3-1 (27-25, 25-19, 25-27, 25-18). Russia was the only team to take a set from the U.S. Women’s Sitting…

U.S. Women’s Sitting Team Hits the Road for Golden Nations League

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (July 1, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team takes another step in preparing to defend its Paralympic gold medal this weekend at the 2021 Golden Nations League tournament in Assen, Netherlands. The U.S. Women, ranked No. 1 in the world, will play the sitting teams from Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia and…

Women’s Sitting Team Hosts Canada in Paralympic Preview

EDMOND, Okla. (June 17, 2021) – The U.S. Women’s Sitting Team is preparing for the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 with an exhibition match on Saturday against Canada at 7 p.m. at the Wellness Center at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Spectators are welcome at the matches and admission is free. Masks are encouraged….

Kari Miller-Ortiz Goes from Court to Booth for Paralympic Games

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 18, 2021) – Three-time Paralympian and gold medalist Kari Miller-Ortiz may have retired from the U.S. Women’s Sitting National Team, but she has not left her sport behind. NBCUniversal announced Monday that Ortiz would be the color commentator for its Tokyo sitting volleyball broadcast. She will work with retired ice dancer…

Whitney Dosty

Sitting Teams Have Different Views as Paralympic Games Draw Closer

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 16, 2021) – With 100 days to go until the Tokyo Paralympic Games, which begin Aug. 24, the U.S. Women’s and Men’s Sitting National Teams are in two different places. The U.S. WSNT, ranked No. 1 in the world, goes into Tokyo as the defending gold medalist. The team qualified in…

USA Volleyball Signs MOUs with Japanese Training Sites

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 24, 2021) – USA Volleyball signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on Tuesday with three groups in Japan that will host U.S. teams preparing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Mishima City, Japan plans to host the U.S. Men’s National Team for training prior to the start of the Tokyo Olympic Games,…

Paralympians Step Forward to Represent Fellow Athletes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2021) – Two USA Volleyball Paralympians have accepted leadership roles to represent their fellow athletes. Paralympian Nicky Nieves has been elected as the women’s sitting volleyball representative to the USA Volleyball Board of Directors. Paralympian Eric Duda has been elected as USA Volleyball’s representative to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic…

Michelle Goodall