China made a surprise pressure from the start of the match to put a regular pressure upon the Americans who couldn’t get back to the match.
China put a warning message from the start of the match through their quick attacks using the centers Xinyue Yuan and Hu Mingyuan who blocked well and sent their attacks away from the approach of USA blockers to win the first set in a wide point deficit 25-16.
Chinese players started the second set concentrating, while the US team showed disturbance in their defence and couldn’t apply their attacking strategy, so China had the lead, but USA came over when the setter Jordyn Poulter did some good job in setting for her teammates, but finally again China coach fielded the substitutes center Yuanyuan Wang to finish the set 25-21.
USA players committed a lot of mistakes in reception and attacks although their spikers start to act, but again the Chinese were serving very well to maintain the pressure and the lead throughout the set till 20-15. USA tried to save the match, but with a quick attack from Xinyue Yuan from position 3 the job ended and China claimed the gold medal.
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