Placings were decided from 1-16 and an all-tournament team was named on the final day of the FIVB U20 World Championship.
China won its third U20 world championship on Sunday after sweeping Russia in Sunday’s gold medal match. The title follows U20 championships in 1995 and 2013.
China and Russia each will have a shot at its third U20 world championship on Sunday after winning in Saturday’s semifinals.
Russia and Turkey hold strong, secure birth to FIVB Women’s U20 semi-finals
Russia is in the driver’s seat for Pool E after topping Poland via sweep on Wednesday.
Russia edged Turkey in four sets in an fairly even match, while Poland blew out Brazil with help from offensive and blocking prowess.
pan kept the top spot in Pool D, outlasting Turkey in a nailbiter, while Italy made quick work of Argentina by showing off its offensive prowess.
Japan played a near error free match against Italy, while Turkey overcame a plethora of miscues to survive a five-setter against Argentina as both remained undefeated in Pool D action.
Argentina was no match for a balanced Japanese side, while Turkey edged Italy in a five-set affair to kick off Pool D play at the U20 Championships on Friday.