Manager, Media Relations and Publications
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 13, 2008) - Are you looking for a unique holiday gift for your volleyball loved ones? USA Volleyball has the answer with replica Mizuno jerseys from its 2008 Olympic Games indoor teams being made available for a limited time at http://usavolleyball2008.com/store/.
The U.S. Olympic Women's Team replica jerseys, priced at $65 apiece, are available in extra small, small, medium, large and extra large. The U.S. Olympic Men's Team replica jerseys are priced at $70 and come in sizes large, extra large and double extra large.
The U.S. Olympic Men's Indoor Team captured the 2008 Olympic Games gold medal without dropping a match in Beijing. Team USA defeated top-ranked Brazil in four sets in the gold-medal match. The U.S. Olympic Women's Indoor Team reached the gold-medal match for the first time since 1984, but came away with the silver medal after falling to top-ranked Brazil in four sets.
Replica jerseys are available for all 24 U.S. players who participated in the 2008 Olympic Games. Each replica jersey will have the Olympian's name on the back with their jersey number on both the front and back. However, the replica men's jersey is only available in red, while the replica women's jersey is available only in white.
Jerseys pre-ordered by Dec. 17 will be shipped in time for the holidays.
In addition, USA Volleyball has several other 2008 Olympic Games apparel items commemorating the unprecedented indoor and beach volleyball success obtained in Beijing. Products available on the online store include short and long-sleeve T-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies in multiple designs.