7th-ranked Italy rallied all the way back for a 3-1 upset victory after dropping the opening set to top-ranked China. The Italians complete pool play with a perfect 5-0 mark, while the Chinese drop to 4-1 heading to the second round of FIVB World Championship action.
Top-ranked China continued its dominance in Pool B, 7th-ranked Italy continued its reign over 25th-ranked Cuba and 12th-ranked Turkey swept past a ‘sorry’ 17th-ranked Bulgarian squad inside Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center in Sapporo Tuesday.
The United States Junior Women’s National Team got by Mexico to set up a Gold Medal rematch with the Dominican Republic.
The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team won Group A while Dominican Republic took Pool B.
The United States Women’s Junior National Team won a tight one with Cuba on day two of the U20 NORCECA Women’s Championship.
Team USA overcomes a horrendous eight point set to beat Brazil and secure their first win of the tournament.
Is Belarus on their way to a Cinderella Story?
The Dominican Republic sailed past Cuba with help from more than 30 Cuban miscues, while Italy dominated Egypt in all phases of the game in a sweep to open Pool H play on Tuesday.