Watch Live: Russia Hopes To Fault China’s Run At Grand Champions Cup

  0 Carly DeMarque | September 08th, 2017 | Asian Volleyball, European volleyball, International Volleyball, News, Video


China remains the only unbeaten team at the 2017 FIVB Women’s World Grand Champions Cup, while Russia is just 1-2. This will be the fourth encounter for the teams at the tournament with China holding the 2-1 match lead. The match between the two squads will be the 100th of the World Grand Champions Cup in its history.

The most recent meeting between the two teams came at the 2017 World Grand Champions Cup, China won in the first week while Russia came back to take the Chinese down in their second encounter.

Russia had the 2-1 set advantage against the American crew in their day three loss, but Team USA fought back to take the match 3-2. Despite the loss, Nataliya Goncharova and Tatiana Kosheleva put down 27 and 25 points, respectively, in the match.

China swept through Korea in a breeze in their third match of the competition, with the Koreans not scoring over 15 points in any of the sets. Zhang Changning led the team with 15 points.

You can watch the video streamed below on the FIVB YouTube page, or the matches will be aired on The Olympic Channel.

Editor’s note: Video not made available in the United States. If you are not in the United States, but an error in YouTube’s geolocation service is still blocking your access, you can use a program like TunnelBear to redirect to the proper country.

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About Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque

Carly DeMarque has been involved with competitive volleyball for the majority of her life, playing competitively at the club and collegiate level for 15 years and coaching club for five. Now a retired Division I volleyball athlete out of McNeese State University, she continues her volleyball enthusiasm by stepping back into …

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