Petr Benes Czech Republic

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

27 Nov 1974

Height

1.98m

Weight

95kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Petr Benes competed in BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Did you know?

  • At London 2012, beach volleyball is being staged at Horse Guards Parade, normally reserved for the Queen's birthday celebrations.
  • Unlike volleyball, beach volleyball is played by teams of two players as opposed to teams of six.
  • A total of 24 teams compete in both the men's and women's preliminary phase. Sixteen teams will progress to the knockout stages.
  • Matches are the best of three sets, with 21 points required to win a set, and 15 in a potential third and deciding set.
  • Although only on the Olympic schedule since 1996, beach volleyball began in Santa Monica, California, in the 1920s.

Appearances for Petr Benes

Date Event Won
2 Aug Men's Beach Volleyball Lucky Loser Match 37
2 Aug Men's Beach Volleyball Pool B Match 28
31 Jul Men's Beach Volleyball Pool B Match 15 Won
29 Jul Men's Beach Volleyball Pool B Match 3

Head to Head

Petr Benes vs Steve Grotowski

Petr Benes

Petr Benes Czech Republic flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.98m (6'6")

Weight

95kg

Age

41

Steve Grotowski

Steve Grotowski Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.98m (6'6")

Weight

92kg

Age

34

View the London 2012 medallist table