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|U.S. National Volleyball Teams Make Final Southern California Appearances Before The London 2012 Olympic Games|
ANAHEIM, CA - (July 16, 2012) -
July 16 and 18: The Women’s Team, as nominated to the United States Olympic Committee, will play the Bulgarian National Team at an exhibition series at USC’s Galen Center. Military members will receive two complimentary tickets to each match. See details below.
July 17: The Men’s and Women’s Teams will be at Disneyland Resort for a parade on Main Street, followed by an autograph session in front of ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney. See details below.
Anaheim is the Official Host City for the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams. The Women’s Team, ranked No. 1 in the world, looks to improve upon their 2008 Olympic Games Silver Medal this year in London. The Men’s Team, Gold Medal champions at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, is ranked No. 5 in the world.
Galen Center, USC (3400 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA).
Tuesday, July 17
Women’s Team news and links:
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