The roster with which the reigning Olympic champions of the women’s volleyball will embark on the title defense is known.
Even though she sent the ’B’ team to compete in the first part of the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League in order to reveal some players to refresh the roster for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the China Women head coach Lang Ping opted for players she has had trust for several years back.
The 12-woman list of the China National team for the Olympics:
Setters: Ding Xia, Yao Di
Opposite hitters: Gong Xiangyu, Liu Yanhan
Outside hitters: Zhu Ting, Zhang Changning, Li Yingying, Liu Xiaotong
Middle blockers: Yuan Xinyue, Yan Ni, Wang Yuanyuan
Libero: Wang Mengjie