Published By: Ritayan Basu
Last Updated: September 19, 2023, 16:44 IST
India have fielded 655 athletes across 40 different events at the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. The Indian men’s and women’s volleyball teams will also be competing at the mega sporting fest. The tournament will be played across four venues starting from September 19 till the September 26th. The Indian Men’s volleyball team will be starting their campaign in Pool C of the preliminary stage against Cambodia on the first day.
Men’s Volleyball was first introduced back in 1958 at the Tokyo Asian Games. India were able to secure a third position at that event. They have won a total of three medals so far. Their best performance came in 1962 when they were runners-up. The other two medals were bronze, won in 1958 and 1986.
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There are a total of 19 teams participating in Men’s Volleyball this year. Japan, China and South Korea are regarded as the three major powerhouses of the competition. Japan has secured 27 podium finishes with 16 golds in men’s volleyball at the Asian Games. China follows closely behind with 11 golds and Korea takes third place with five gold medals.
Men’s Volleyball Participants for Asian Games 2023:
Pool A – China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Pool B – Iran, Nepal, Bahrain
Pool C – Republic of Korea, India, Cambodia
Pool D – Chinese Taipei, Pakistan, Mongolia
Pool E – Qatar, Thailand, Hong Kong
Pool F – Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, Afghanistan
Men’s Volleyball Full Schedule for Asian Games 2023:
September 19 – India vs Cambodia at 4:30 pm (preliminary round)
September 20 – India vs South Korea at 4:30 pm (preliminary round)
September 21 – Preliminary round
September 22 – Crossmatch for 1st-6th and 7th-12th at 8:00 am
September 24 – Rankings for 1st-6th and 7th-12th at 12:00 pm
September 25 – Rankings for 1st-6th, 7th-10th and final rankings 11th-12th at 12:00 pm
September 26 – Final Rankings 1st to 10th at 8:30 pm
Ahead of Thursday’s Asian Games 2023 Men’s Volleyball matches; here is all you need to know:
What date Asian Games 2023 Men’s Volleyball matches will be played?
The Asian Games 2023 Men’s Volleyball matches will take place from September 19 to September 26.
Where will the Asian Games 2023 Men’s Volleyball be played?
The Asian Games 2023 Men’s Volleyball matches will be played at the China Textile City Sports Centre Gymnasium.
Which TV channels will broadcast Men’s Volleyball matches at Asian Games 2023?
Men’s Volleyball will be televised on the Sony Sports Network in India.
How do I watch Men’s Volleyball matches at Asian Games 2023 live streaming?
Men’s Volleyball will be streamed live on the SonyLIV app and website in India.
Indian Men’s Volleyball Team: Amit, Vinit Kumar, Shameemudheen Ammarambath, Muthusamy Appavu, Hari Prasad Bevinakuppe Suresha, Rohit Kumar, Manoj Lakshmipuram Manjunatha, Ukkrapandian Mohan, Ashwal Rai, Santhosh Sahaya Anthoni Raj, Guru Prasanth Subramanian Venkatasubbu, Erin Varghese