General Interest. General. The People's Republic of China secured a spot for Tokyo 2020 by winning their pool at the 2019 Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament. They are looking to defend the Olympic title they won in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, which was the team's third gold medal at the Games. Their run to the final in Rio included victories over hosts Brazil and the Netherlands in the knockout stages, before they defeated Serbia 3-1 to secure gold.
The American women had never won an Olympic gold medal at indoor volleyball, but Sunday's victory helped the U.S. win the gold medal race over China by one medal.
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JOSH DUBOW. July 29, 2021, 4:43 AM · 4 min read. TOKYO (AP) — After winning gold in Rio de Janeiro and coming to the Olympics five years later as one of the favorites, China's women's volleyball...
Lang Ping, coach of China's national women's volleyball team, at the Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball match between China and Argentina in Tokyo, Japan, August 2, 2021. /CFP A month ago, Lang said she would take the blame after the defending champions crashed out in the group stage at the Tokyo Olympics, its worst performance in nearly 40 years.
China took five consecutive World titles in the 1980s. Although it experienced an unstable development in the 1990s, the team won the World Cup title in 2003, 2015 and 2019, also captured the gold medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Chinese women's volleyball team won the "Best team ...
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(Tokyo Olympics) Chinese women's volleyball team is determined to miss the quarterfinals China News Service, Tokyo, July 31. With the Turkish women's volleyball team defeating Argentina 3-0 in the match on the 31st local time, the Chinese women's volleyball team has been determined to be eliminated from the group and missed to qualify for the top eight of the Tokyo Olympics, setting a record si
Volleyball star Jordan Thompson has attracted praise for her performance in Team USA's straight sets victory over China in their second match at the Tokyo Olympics.
Thompson scores 34 in U.S. women's volleyball win over China. In a match pitting together the two teams that won gold and bronze at the previous Olympics, the United States beat China in straight sets Tuesday at Ariake Arena in Japan. Hard-hitting opposite Jordan Thompson tallied an incredible 34 points – the most of any player, male or ...