Beach volleyball was added to the Summer Olympics in what year?

  • 2000
  • 1996 correct

    While it's true beach volleyball was first introduced at the 1992 Summer Olympics as a demonstration event, it was not officially an Olympic sport until the next Olympics in 1996. The United States has dominated the sport, winning at least one gold medal at every Olympic tournament. In 1996 and 2000, it was the men's team who brought home the gold. However, Kerri Walsh and Misty May have won every women's Olympic tournament since 2004.

  • 1988
  • 1992
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