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China and Japan Set for Thrilling Final in Asian Games Women’s Volleyball Tournament

by WoV
source: AVC

At the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 Women’s Volleyball Tournament, host nation China and Japan have paved their paths for an electrifying final showdown. This Saturday, two undefeated teams will meet in the grand final.

China vs. Thailand – Photo: AVC

In the semifinals at Hangzhou Normal University Cangqian Gymnasium, China demonstrated their prowess with a resounding 3-0 victory (25-21, 25-23, 25-15) over Asian champions, Thailand. This win brings the World No.6 team one step closer to defending their esteemed title.

Japan vs. Vietnam – Photo: AVC

Japan, on the other hand, proved their mettle by emerging victorious against Vietnam in a challenging four-set match with scores of 26-24, 25-21, 23-25, and 25-16. This triumph has a special significance for Japan as it marks their return to the Asian Games final after a hiatus of 17 years, the last being at the 2006 Doha Games in Qatar.

Asian Games – Semifinals

China vs. Thailand 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-15)

Japan vs. Vietnam 3-1 (26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 25-16)

Gold medal match

China vs. Japan

Bronze medal match

Thailand vs. Vietnam

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