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OLYMPIC GAMES M: United States squashes France at end of Day 1

by WoV

Most expected an intense match between the United States and France at the conclusion of Day 1 of the men’s volleyball tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but the former had something else on its mind…

Photo: en.volleyballworld.com

The U.S. National Team proved much stronger than France in the last match of the opening day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics men’s volleyball tournament: 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-22). Americans dominated all segments during the three sets, hardly missed anything, and made a one-sided game. France fell after less than one and a half hours of a duel.

Sander Taylor top-scored the winning side with 15 points. There were no players in double digits in France, whilst its main weapons Earvin Ngapeth and Stéphane Boyer underperformed, having 18.7 % and 25 % attacking efficiency, respectively.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, men’s volleyball tournament, pool stage – Day 1:

Italy – Canada 3-2 (26-28, 18-25, 25-21, 25-18, 15-11)

Brazil – Tunisia 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-15)

ROC – Argentina 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-17, 25-21)

Japan – Venezuela 3-0 (25-21, 25-20, 25-15)

Poland – Iran 2-3 (25-18, 22-25, 22-25, 25-22, 21-23)

USA – France 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-22)

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