Brazil upset Team USA with an easy 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-19) win to secure the silver medal.
China guarantees its gold medal with still one round of matches left to play. Team USA will face off against Brazil in the battle for Silver.
Team USA secured the win in the tie break. Meanwhile, the Chinese completely outclassed Korea and Japan upset Brazil, virtually crowning the Chinese as tournament champions with still two games left to play.
Rachel Adams, Lauren Gibbemeyer, Jordan Larson, Andrea Drews and Kimberly Hill all gave a balanced effort in USA’s victory over Korea 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-16)
Team USA wins the first set, but doesn’t have enough fire power to stop Ting Zhu’s chinese squad. Meanwhile, Russia inexplicably rested its starters against rival Brazil, losing the first match of the round robin.
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China ousted the United States in five sets for Team USA’s second straight five-set loss