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WCHY W: China claimed historic victory against Dominicans for a semifinal berth

by WoV
source: fivb.org; Photo: fivb.org

Super attacking weapon Xinyue Yuan who is the second tallest player in the competition (199 cm) conducted World No. 1 China to a historic victory over World No. 8 Dominican Republic led by the tallest player in the competition Elizabeth Martinez (200 cm) in a fantastic come back 3-2 (22-25, 20-25, 25-11, 25-22, 15-6) after 106 minutes of excellent performance in the quarterfinal held at Chatchi Hall.

Dominican blockers couldn't stop the Chinese attackers

Dominican blockers couldn’t stop the Chinese attackers

China qualified to the semifinal of the competition for the second time in row and fifth in their history, while Dominican Republic will play for 5 to 8 positions.

Coming from behind after losing the first and second sets the Chinese came back with great motivation as they returned to their style using the quick attacks using their horrible center Xinyue Yuan who scored 22 points as her team best scorer including 5 successful blocks. She played a great role also in scoring the crucial points specially in the fourth set that turned the situations completely.

To read more articles form this competition click on Youth World Championship 2013 W.

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