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ACH W: Defending champions confident, Vietnam shocks Japan (VIDEO)

by WoV
source: sina.com.cn; Photo: Osports/sina.com.cn

Defending champion Thailand was too strong for Chinese Taipei at the beginning of the 2015 Asian Championship in Tianjin, China. Vietnam took care of the biggest surprise of Day 1 after beating Japan.

Thailand

Thailand

The match between Thailand and Chinese Taipei was in focus since Thai team defends gold medal from 2013 . Thailand had more balanced both, offense and defense and secured its first win in Pool B – 3-0 (25-18, 25-18, 25-19).

See highlights from this match.

In the same Pool, Hong Kong overpowered very competitive outsiders, Sri Lanka, also in straight sets.

In Pool C, Vietnam beat rejuvenated Japan although it was down 0-2 in sets – 16-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22 and 18-16.

Also in Pool C, since Turkmenistan canceled its participation in the tournament, Mongolia won 3 points at the opener of ACH without a fight.

The same happened in Pool A where China gained 3 points since Fiji dropped out. Iran was better than India in four sets.

In Pool B, Australia overcame Philippines while South Korea didn’t have problems versus Kazakhstan.

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL A /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 20. 05. 2015 18:00 India ( W ) vs Iran ( W ) 1:3 25:20; 17:25; 20:25; 21:25  

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL B /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 20. 05. 2015 14:00 Chinese Taipei ( W ) vs Thailand ( W ) 0:3 18:25; 18:25; 19:25    
2nd game 20. 05. 2015 16:00 Sri Lanka ( W ) vs Hong Kong ( W ) 0:3 21:25; 23:25; 22:25  

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL C /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 20. 05. 2015 14:00 Viet Nam ( W ) vs Japan ( W ) 3:2 16:25; 22:25; 25:22; 25:22; 18:16  

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL D /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 20. 05. 2015 18:00 Philippines ( W ) vs Australia ( W ) 1:3 18:25; 18:25; 26:24; 15:25    
2nd game 20. 05. 2015 20:00 Kazakhstan ( W ) vs South Korea ( W ) 0:3 22:25; 16:25; 22:25  

 

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