On the second day of the women’s FIVB Road to Paris Volleyball Qualifiers in Pool C, Poland clinched a commendable win against Korea, thanks largely to Magdalena Stysiak’s stellar performance. She netted an impressive 22 points for Poland’s 3-1 (25-22, 24-26, 25-21, 25-9) victory.
Poland’s defense was formidable, registering 22 kill blocks, dwarfing Korea’s eight. This significant difference tilted the balance towards Poland’s favor in the closely fought contest.
While Stysiak stood out as the top scorer of the match, she wasn’t alone in her brilliance. Martyna Lukasik chipped in with 20 points for Poland. On the Korean front, Kang Sohwi and Pyo Seungju were the leading scorers, managing 16 and 15 points respectively.
Meanwhile, in other Pool C games, Germany managed to overcome Colombia 3-1 (23-25, 28-26, 25-19, 25-14) with Lina Alsmeier contributing 22 points. The United States easily swept past Thailand 3-0 (25-13, 25-16, 25-18), thanks to Jordan Thompson’s 18 points. Italy maintained their dominance with a straight-set 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-17) win over Slovenia, with Ekaterina Antropova scoring 16 points.