From Tokyo glory to Paris dreams, follow the U.S. volleyball journey! MVP comeback and men's team's quest await. Dive into the excitement!

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns as U.S. Women Qualify for Paris

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

In an electrifying showdown, the U.S. women's volleyball team has just punched their ticket to the 2024 Paris Olympics, ready to defend their Tokyo gold.

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

Ranked second worldwide, they triumphed in a nail-biter in Poland, securing a spot with a 6-1 record. Tokyo's gold medalist Annie Drews led the charge, clinching the spot with a 24-26, 25-21, 25-9, 25-16 victory over Germany.

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

They navigated a complex qualification system, with only the top two from each of three qualifiers making it to Paris. If not, their world ranking would have been the backup plan.

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

The comeback of the year? Olympic MVP Jordan Larson announced her return on May 4th, playing every game during the Olympic qualification rollercoaster.

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

Larson joined a dream team of six more gold medalists from Tokyo, including libero and new captain Justine Wong-Orantes. Surprisingly, Olympic rosters usually cap at 12 players, but this squad's talent demanded a bigger roster.

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

However, the absence of Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson, an Olympic medalist of all colors, from the Paris Olympic qualifying roster raises intriguing questions about her future with the team.

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)

The adrenaline doesn't stop there. The U.S. men's team is gearing up for their own quest to qualify for Paris, with an eight-team tournament in Tokyo starting next Saturday. The volleyball drama continues!

Olympic MVP Jordan Larson Returns

by Mausam Kumar Mishra (MBA)