China’s Zhu Ting earned the MVP title at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup, following China winning the competition for the first time in four cycles of the event.
China came through at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup with a 5-0 weekend to take their second title at the event.
Brazil upset Team USA with an easy 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-19) win to secure the silver medal.
Brazil has now lost two straight matches at the World Grand Champions Cup and will look to recover the losses against winless Korea.
Both Japan and Brazil are coming off losses on their second day at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup.
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)
Both Brazil and China will look to remain unbeaten at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup as the meet on day two of the competition.
Team USA lost its opening match 3-1 to China, but will now face a much easier opponent in Korea
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.
The defending champions of the women’s World Grand Champions Cup, Brazil, will open their 2017 campaign with Russia in Tokyo.