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ROAD TO RIO W: Thailand stopped Korea, the first win for Dominicans

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source: photo: fivb

In dramatic comeback Thailand defeated South Korea 3-2 (19-25, 22-25, 29-27, 26-24, 15-12) and stayed in the race for Rio. On the other side Korea confirmed as the first team who has qualified for Olympic Games.

Thailand in Japan

Thai girls

The win gives Thailand two points and moves it to nine, two points behind Japan , while Korea is now safe on 13 points. 

Yeon-Koung Kim scored 34 points for Korea, while Onuma Sittirak had 22 for Thailand.

Dominican Republic scored the first win at the World Olympic Qualification in Japan, over Kazakhstan 3-1 (25-20, 22-25, 25-12, 25-20). The main star in the winning team was libero Brenda Castillo who helped her team to win.

FIVB Qualification Round / Tournament 1 – Round 5

21th game 21. 05. 2016 10:00 South Korea ( W ) vs Thailand ( W ) 2:3 25:19, 25:22, 27:29, 24:26, 12:15    
22th game 21. 05. 2016 12:45 Kazakhstan ( W ) vs Dominican Republic ( W ) 1:3 20:25, 25:22,12:25, 20:25     
23th game 21. 05. 2016 15:30 Peru ( W ) vs The Netherlands ( W ) 0:0      
24th game 21. 05. 2016 19:10 Japan ( W ) vs Italy ( W ) 0:0    

FIVB Qualification Round / Tournament 1

Rk Team Tot W L Pts
1 South Korea ( W ) 6 5 1 13
2 The Netherlands (W) 5 4 1 12
3 Italy ( W ) 5 4 1 12
4 Japan ( W ) 5 4 1 11
5 Thailand ( W ) 6 3 3 9
6 Peru ( W ) 5 2 3 6
7 Dominican Republic ( W ) 6 0 6 0
8 Kazakhstan ( W ) 6 1 5 3

 

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