Kim Yeon-Kyung rested in week 3, but has rejoined her team in week 4 in Thailand.
Turkey leads Pool 15 of the Women’s FIVB Volleyball Nations League with Japan, Korea and Thailand.
Team USA will face a loaded slate in Pool 14 of the Women’s Volleyball Nations League with Brazil, Russia and hosts-China.
Day 6 of the Volleyball Nations League brought some surprising results, but in the end, the top three teams – Poland, the United States and Brazil – moved to 5-1 although Brazil surged ahead of the USA in the standings with a five-set win.
Brazil’s Tandara Caixeta had two 30-point games in week 3.
Serbia moved its third straight five-set match in as many days, holding on for the victory over Australia behind Dusan Petkovic. Meanwhile, Egor Kliuka and Dmitriy Muserskiy proved too much for Bulgaria to handle as the team fell to Russia in a sweep.
Germany led Poland in all facets of the game and overcame a 21 point effort by Michal Kubiak for a four-set victory on Sunday, handing Poland its first VNL loss. Chuan Jiang’s efforts were finally rewarded as he poured in 30 points for No. 20 China in a five-set win over No. 10 France.
China’s top middle blocker Xinyue Yuan will rejoin his team for week 4 in Jiangmen.
Tatsuya Fukuzawa tallied 19 points, including six in the decisive fifth set, to lift Japan past Korea in a comeback victory on Sunday, denying Korea its first Volleyball Nations League win.
At the end of the day, Poland and the United States moved to 5-0 atop the standings with the Poles boasting the maximum 15 points to the USA’s 13. Brazil, France and Italy round out the top five at 4-1.