Sitting Volleyball

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Sitting Volleyball is an adapted game for people with disabilities and is an excellent vehicle for players returning from injury during rehabilitation.

Sitting Volleyball has been a recognised Paralympic sport since 1980. Up to 1992 Great Britain regularly took part in competition and prior to the Barcelona Paralympic Games the Men's team was ranked in the top eight in the world, though did not attend the Games. As a consequence focus on sitting volleyball lessened and only gained momentum again with the announcement of London as the host city in 2012.

Since April 2009, Volleyball England has taken over the management of the Great Britain Sitting Volleyball Programme.

  • GB Sitting Women finished 11th in the 2014 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championship.
  • GB Sitting Men reached the quarter finals of the 2013 European ParaVolley Championships for the first time in their history where they then finished 8th.

News

Women's GB Sitting Team in Action This Weekend

Women's GB Sitting Team in Action This Weekend

The Great Britain Women’s Sitting Volleyball face a tough test this weekend as they head to......

18 Jan 2017

Marvel Players Make the Grade

Marvel Players Make the Grade

Sitting volleyball talent development in action ...

27 Oct 2016

Have you been Inspired by Rio 2016?

Have you been Inspired by Rio 2016?

If you’ve been inspired by the Paralympics and want to try a new sport, there's fantastic......

14 Sep 2016

Sitting Volleyball Underway in Rio

Sitting Volleyball Underway in Rio

The Paralympic Sitting Volleyball competition began yesterday with some of the best teams in the world......

10 Sep 2016

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