Prisilla Rivera with 14 points and Yonkaira Pena with 13 points helped the Dominican Republic to defeat Kazakhstan with 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-19) in Pool D.
The Dominican captain Bethania De La Cruz finished the match with 11 points while Sana Anarukulova again was the best in Kazakhstan with 8 points.
After the match on Day 3, bare still on the bottom without points.
Tomorrow, teams will have a free day at the competition.
Dominican Republic’s coach Marcos Kwiek said after the match: „ We are very happy to get our first win of the tournament. We had some good points and bad points. We have some work to do on those. We are aiming for a better performance from here one. It is important to use veteran players in a big event like this. They were good on receiving and attacking.“
On the other side, Kazakhstan’s coach Shapran Vyacheslav added: „They are a good team. I have watched them play many times. They are physical and tall and better than us. I like their style. They have good technique in service, attack and blocking, which is quite beyond us. This is the reason for the result.“
Check out the results and standings at the World Championship 2018 W page.
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