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One Hundred Years of Volleyball
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Dušan Nágel
František Horniak
August 16, 1995
Postal Stationery Printing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Rotary-recess printing combined with recess printing
FDC Design:  Dušan Nágel
FDC Engraving:  Rudolf Cigánik
Cancellation Design:  Dušan Nágel
Printing:  Postal Stationery Printing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Print Technology:  Recess printing from flat plates
FDC Print Run:  10,000

The sport of volleyball made its appearance at the end of the 19th century in the USA. It was at Holyhoke in 1895 that W. G. Morgan introduced a game in which a ball was hit over a raised tennis net. The game quickly found favour - particularly with the YMCA, which popularised it beyond the USA. An event of great significance for the promotion of volleyball was the establishment in Paris in 1947 of the FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball - International Volleyball Federation ). Volleyball became an Olympic sport in 1957 and was included in the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964. In the year of volleyball´s 100th anniversary, the FIVB has a membership of 210 national federations.

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