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WCH U23: Dominican republic clinched bronze medal

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The Dominican Republic finished the FIVB Volleyball Women’s U23 World Championship on a high note.

3rd place for Dominican republic

3rd place for Dominican republic

The team of coach Wagner Pacheco came back from behind to overpower Japan  3-2 (21-25, 17-25, 25-21, 25-16, 15-11) and concluding their 2015 campaign on the third place. It was the second medal for the Caribbean after their second place in 2013.

Yonkaira Paola Peña Isabel  finished the bronze medal clash with a match-high of 23 points. Brayelin Elizabeth Martinez added 22 kills for the Dominican Republic. Japan’s top scorer was Yuka Imamura with 17 points. The Dominican Republic had the edge in blocking (17-4) and serving (10-8).

FINAL ROUND – 13 / 3RD PLACE MATCH – 24 / –

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
  19. 08. 2015 16:00 Japan U23 ( W ) vs Dominican Republic U23 ( W ) 2:3 25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 16-25, 11-15  

 

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