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Việt Nam in 2nd round of Asian championship

Update: July, 26/2016 - 09:00
Vietnamese player celebrate winning a point at a match against Sri Lanka at the Asian U19 Women’s Volleyball Championship. — Photo bongchuyen.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam entered the second round of the Asian U-19 Women’s Volleyball Championship after beating Sri Lanka 3-0 in the preliminary round in Thailand on July 24.

The Vietnamese quickly set up their domination and won the first set 25-8 against the tournament’s No 8 seed in a Group A match.

The second and third sets were even easier for them with wins of 25-6 and 25-10.

The win places Việt Nam in second position behind Thailand, who beat Việt Nam 13-21, 15-21, 16-21, on Saturday.

It means that Việt Nam and Thailand have earned their berths in the next classification round, irrespective of the result of a match between Thailand and Sri Lanka later yesterday.

Việt Nam and Thailand will be in the same Pool E together with Japan and No 6 seed India. — VNS

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