Name: Kevin Wong
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-7
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
High School: Punahou School
College: UCLA, '95 economics
Olympic Experience
  • 2000, Tied for fifth
Other Career Highlights
  • MOST NOTABLE
  • Played in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, tying for fifth with Rob Heidger
  • Had three FIVB World Tour gold medals in his career
  • Has covered beach volleyball at the Olympics as a NBC announcer
  • DID YOU KNOW
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  • Last played professionally in 2011
  • Made his professional debut at the 1995 FIVB Hermosa Beach tournament, finishing 57th
  • Earned his first FIVB medal in 1999, with a bronze in his third season on the World Tour
  • Between 1995-2010 on the AVP Tour, had seven first-place finishes and a total of 35 podium appearances
  • His first career win came on his 27th birthday
  • Played on the USAV Collegiate National Team, playing in Greece, Italy and Spain
  • At UCLA, Wong played on the 1993 and '95 championship teams
  • Was a three-time All-American at UCLA
Personal: Was raised in Honolulu with his brothers Jason and Scott...Wong was named to People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in the 2002 issue...An announcer for NBC Sports