Sichuan players celebrate a point during the final match. — Photo nld.com.vn
HÀ NỘI — Sichuan club won the 2019 VTV9 - Bình Điền Cup international women's volleyball tournament on Sunday.
In Kiên Giang Province's Gymnasium, the Chinese team defeated BIP of the US 3-0 in the final.
The Sichuan players had an average height of 1.83m, the highest of all participating teams, and they took full advantage it, spiking strongly and blocking well.
They won 25-23, 26-24 and 25-18 to take the winners’ cheque of US$15,000.
It was the second year in a row that BIP finished runner-up in the annual tournament and won $10,000.
In the third place playoff, hosts VTV Bình Điền Long An lost 25-16, 26-24, 23-25, 19-25, 10-15 to the Thai national U23 team.
The organisers also gave away individual prizes, with Trần Thị Thanh Thúy of VTV Bình Điền Long An and Zhang Hong-lin of Sichuan being named best spikers and Wang Chen of Sichuan best setter. Đặng Thị Kim Thanh of VTV Bình Điền Long An was crowned Miss VTV Cup. — VNS