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WCH U20 W: China won their third title

by WoV
source: fivb.org

China won the 19th edition of the FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship and their third title in teh history of this competition.

China U20 winners of World Championship 2017

China U20

In the big final, China outplayed Russia 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-16). Russia had reached the gold medal match unbeaten only to surrender to China’s impressive force as the crowd at Arena Cordoba cheered for both sides.

This is China’s third U20 World Championship title; they also won in 1995 and 2013. 

Japan won the bronze medal after amazing five sets against Turkey 3-2 (19-25, 25-20, 18-25, 25-20, 15-12).

In the match for the fifth place Brazil this time defeated Poland 3-1 (25-17, 25-21, 27-29, 25-21).

In seventh place, USA ended with a five-set win over Bulgaria 3-2 (25-16, 19-25, 19-25, 25-16, 15-9).

Italy concludes in 9th place defeating Serbia 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-15) who finished in 10th place.

The Dominican Republic prevailed in straight sets 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-19) over Argentina.

Host Mexico finished in 13th place after defeating Peru in five sets 3-2 (25-17, 22-25, 17-25, 25-23, 15-10).

Cuba outplayed Egypt 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-21) to finish in 15th place.

Final Standings: 

1. China, 2. Russia, 3. Japan, 4. Turkey, 5. Brazil, 6. Poland, 7. The United States, 8. Bulgaria, 9. Italy, 10. Serbia, 11. The Dominican Republic, 12. Argentina, 13. Mexico, 14. Peru, 15. Cuba, 16. Egypt. 

Dream Team

DT

MVP: Hanyu Yang (China)

Dream Team:

Setter: Tamaki Matsui (Japan)

Opposite: Anna Kotikova (Russia)

Outside Spikers: Han Wu (China) and Tugba Senoglu (Turkey)

Middle Blockers: Zehra Gunes (Turkey) and Yang Hanyu (China)

Libero: Alexandre Costa Nyeme (Brazil)

 

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