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Date of birth
08 Feb 1981
Emanuele Birarelli competed in VOLLEYBALL
Did you know?
- There are six players in a volleyball team, and the net is 2.43m high for men and 2.24m high for women.
- They are allowed a maximum of three touches of the ball between them before it must cross the net.
- Crucial is the set and spike, in which a player feeds the ball (the set) for a team-mate to smash it into the opposition's side of the court (the spike).
- The London 2012 men’s and women’s events feature 12 teams, divided into two pools of six. The best eight progress to the knock-out phase.
- Volleyball made its Olympic debut at the 1964 Games in Tokyo, with Japan winning the women’s tournament in front of a jubilant home crowd.
|12 Aug||Men's Volleyball Bronze Medal Match||Won|
|10 Aug||Men's Volleyball Semi-final 2||—|
|8 Aug||Men's Volleyball Quarter-final 4||Won|
|6 Aug||Men's Volleyball Pool A Match 27||—|
|4 Aug||Men's Volleyball Pool A Match 21||Won|
|2 Aug||Men's Volleyball Pool A Match 18||Won|
|31 Jul||Men's Volleyball Pool A Match 9||Won|
|29 Jul||Men's Volleyball Pool A Match 5||—|
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Head to Head
Emanuele Birarelli vs Ben Pipes
London 2012 medals
London 2012 appearances
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