Sitting Volleyball is an adapted version of volleyball for athletes with disabilities including amputees, spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, brain injuries and stroke. It was first introduced as a demonstration sport at the 1976 Summer Paralympic Games in Toronto, Ontario, and was then officially added to the 1980 Paralympic Games in Arnhem, Netherlands.
The rules governing the sport is mostly the same as standard volleyball, except players must have one buttock touching the floor when making contact with the ball.
Results from 2011 Parapan Am Games
Silver United States
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Venue for 2015
CIBC Pan Am/ Parapan Am Aquatics Centre and Field House, 875 Morningside Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.
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