South Korea Women’s National Volleyball Team.
The South Korean women’s national volleyball team ended the 2023 Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Asian Championships in sixth place with a shutout loss to Kazakhstan.
Led by head coach Cesar Hernandez, 카지노사이트 Korea (ranked 29th in the world) fell 0-3 (24-26 23-25 23-25) to Kazakhstan (ranked 39th) in the fifth-sixth place match at Chatchai Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Saturday (June 6).
South Korea, who had earlier defeated India in the 5th-8th place match to advance to the 5th-6th place match, were swept by the underrated Kazakhs to finish in 6th place.
The South Koreans had previously suffered a group stage loss to Vietnam and a 0-3 quarterfinal loss to Thailand that ended their hopes of reaching the quarterfinals. It is the first time since the inaugural edition in 1975 that the Korean women’s volleyball team has failed to reach the quarterfinals of the Asian Championship.
Korea unexpectedly struggled against Kazakhstan’s high-powered offense.
A crucial error at the end of the first set put them on the back foot. 온라인카지노 At 24-24 deuce, Korea lost the first set as Kang So-hwi (GS Caltex) missed two consecutive attacks. On both occasions, a video review was conducted for a touchout, but it was ruled out.
Korea struggled with Kazakhstan’s offense in the second set as they mixed up the paint. They tried to change the atmosphere by making substitutions, but fell behind 6-10 when Lee Sun-woo’s spike was blocked by his opponent.
Lee Sun-woo’s attack and the opponent’s bum-sil closed the gap a little bit, and Korea managed to tie the score at 12-13 with Kang So-hwi’s strike.
But that was it. They couldn’t change the momentum after that. Trailing 21-24 with shaky reception, Korea fought back and eventually dropped the second set 23-24.
With their spirits sagging, Korea were down 13-19 at one point in the middle of the third set. Lee Han-bi (Pepper Savings Bank) revitalized their offense and made a late comeback, 카지노사이트존 but eventually lost the set 0-3.