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The United States of America meet Japan to begin their Olympic tournament. The USA wins the first set, while Japan hit back to tie the match at 1-1 in the second set. Set three features the point of the night as Japan scores at the end of sensational extended exchange, but the USA prevail to go up a set. In the fourth set, Japan provide stiff competition, but the USA win 25-21 and take the match three sets to one. Volleyball Women Preliminary Pool A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - JPN vs USA