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WCHJ M: Argentina on to quarterfinals with 3-1 win over China

by WoV
source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

Argentina managed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship in Ankara after a 3-1 (25-19, 25-23, 23-25, 29-27) victory over China in a round-of-16 match at Baskent Volleyball Hall in the Turkish capital.

National team of Argentina

National team of Argentina

The South Americans will face Italy in their battle for a semifinal spot, while the Asian side will move to Izmir to fight for the 9th place in the final ranking.

With 10 points coming from the last set alone, Pablo Koukartsev piled up a total of 25 points on his tally to become the best scorer of the match.  Teammate Gonzalo Quiroga added 23 to Argentina’s victory.  Tingwei Yan was most prolific for China with 15 points.

For more information about this competition, click on Junior World Championship 2013 M.

Also, see the WoV Community profiles of Argentina and China.

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