The U.S. men’s volleyball group certified for the 2024 Paris video games on Saturday, bidding to rebound from a disappointing Olympic end result years in the past.
The individuals gained their first six suits of an 8-crew round-robin event in Tokyo, clinching one of the Olympic berths available with one suit left Sunday.
They cross into next yr’s 12-team Olympic match led by three-time Olympian contrary Matt Anderson and two-time Olympian setter Micah Christenson.
at the closing Olympics in 2021, the U.S. went 2-3 and changed into eliminated in institution play for the primary time because the 2000 Sydney games.
In 2022, the U.S. misplaced in the international championship quarterfinals to eventual silver medalist Poland.
The individuals had been runners-up within the annual international locations League the final two years
supporting them upward thrust from seventh in the international rankings in early 2022 to presently No. 2 behind Poland.
UCLA head train John Speraw has been the U.S. head train due to the fact that 2013.
The U.S. girls certified last month to defend their Olympic title in Paris.