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Việt Nam fifth in Asian volleyball event

Update: August, 18/2017 - 09:00
Việt Nam volleyball team. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam finished fifth at the SMM 19th Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in the Philippines yesterday.

The team beat Chinese Taipei 25-23, 25-22, 25-23 to settle for fifth place in the 14-team field.

At the previous edition in Tianjin, China two years ago, Việt Nam also finished fifth.

Earlier, Việt Nam scored an upset after defeating Kazakhstan, a leading Asian team.

Japanese coach Hidehiro Irisawa of Việt Nam said his team were very glad to beat Chinese Taipei.

Việt Nam now shift their focus to the Southeast Asian Games which officially begin in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday. — VNS

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