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Asian Games W: China and Japan Score Big Wins; Semifinals Set

by WoV
source: AVC

China and Japan continued their unbeaten run at the 19th Asian Games, securing victories over Vietnam and Thailand, respectively. However, all four teams had secured their spots in the semifinals a day before.

Japan vs. Thailand – Photo: AVC

Japan avenged their recent 22nd Asian Senior Women’s Championship loss to Thailand by dominating them in straight sets, 25-23, 25-19, 25-23. The match took place in Pool F at the Deqing Sports Center Gymnasium, Hangzhou, China.

China showcased their strength against Vietnam, achieving a swift 3-0 victory with set scores of 25-13, 25-13, 25-11. This Pool E match occurred at the Hangzhou Normal University Cangqian Gymnasium.

In other matchups, Korea managed a dramatic win over DPR Korea in a four-set game (19-25, 25-21, 25-9, 25-20), while Chinese Taipei, powered by standout performances from Wu Fang-Yu and Chen Tzu-Ya, rallied to defeat Kazakhstan 3-1.

Following the exciting conclusion of the Top 8 matches, Japan will face Vietnam and Thailand will challenge hosts China in the upcoming semifinals.

Previously, after pool round-robin preliminaries, teams were divided into two main groups, leading to the Elite 8 round in Pool E and Pool F. The top two teams from each pool have now moved to the semifinals.

Pool E

China vs. Vietnam 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-11)

Korea vs. DPR Korea 3- 1 (19-25, 25-21, 25-9, 25-20)

Pool F

Chinese Taipei vs. Kazakhstan 3-1 (16-25, 25-15, 25-23, 25-18)

Japan vs. Thailand 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-23)


Japan vs. Vietnam

China vs. Thailand

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