It’s on to the 3rd round of the 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship for 7th-ranked Italy (9-0, 27 points), top-ranked China (8-1, 24 points) and the 2nd-ranked United States (7-2, 19 points). The Italians bested the Americans, who squeaked in after the Chinese knocked off the Russians Thursday night.
7th-ranked Italy and top-ranked China qualified for 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship 3rd round action with victories on Wednesday night inside Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium. The Italians remain undefeated at 8-0 with 24 points, while the Russians stand at 7-1 with 21 points.
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.
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19-year old Paola Egonu took over in Saturday’s semi-final between Italy and Brazil, finishing with 32 points.
Russia lost to the Netherlands 3-2 in the preliminaries, but were dominant in Sunday’s championship match at the 2018 Rabobank Super Series.
19-year old Paola Egonu put up the first 30+ point match of the 2018 Rabobank Super Series.
Kimberly Hill led the way for the U.S. for the match and in the comeback to overcome Turkey for Gold on the final day of the 2018 VNL.
It’s become clear that the American’s path to gold is the right arm of Michelle Bartsch-Hackley (#14).
Turkey upended Brazil to reach the finals where they will face USA, who downed host and top-ranked China in four sets.