Jorgensen was also on the American team that won gold at the 1967 Pan American Games.
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China came through at the 2017 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup with a 5-0 weekend to take their second title at the event.
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Brazil upset Team USA with an easy 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, 25-19) win to secure the silver medal.
Team USA and Brazil will meet each other on the last competition day in Nagoya. The winner of their encounter will end up runner-up to the new champs China.
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.
Both Japan and Team USA have posted 2-1 record so far in the World Grand Champions Cup, with both losing to China, who remains unbeaten.
The winner of the match between the United States and Brazil will be assured of the silver medal at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup.
Both teams still have a small chance at the title. Meanwhile, China will try to extend its wining streak against Russia, while Brazil will try to bounce back against Korea
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.
With the first two days of play completed, Team USA and Russia will face off against each other in Nagoya, where the remainder of the competition will be held.
As the tournament moves over from Tokyo to Nagoya, Team USA will try to build on their win against Korea, while the Russian squad must win to threaten China’s inevitable title.
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