Korean women’s volleyball, 30th consecutive loss in VNL 0-3 loss to Dominican Republic

Korean women’s volleyball team participating in the Volleyball Nations League

Korean women’s volleyball suffered 30 consecutive losses in the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).

Korea lost to the Dominican Republic (9th in FIVB ranking) with a set score of 0-3 (13-25 19-25 20-25) in the third game of the first week of the VNL held at the Maracaranginho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 19th (Korean time). .

With this, Korea extended its losing streak in this competition to 30 since 2021.

Korea is on a 3-game losing streak in 2021, a 24-game losing streak with 12 games in a row without a point for two years in 2022 and 2023, and a 3-game losing streak this year.

Due to repeated losses, Korea’s FIVB world ranking, which was 40th before the start of the tournament, fell further to 42nd.

In this tournament, which gives 3 points for a 3-0 or 3-1 set win, 2 points for a 3-2 win, and 1 point for a 2-3 loss, the only countries that did not score a point were Korea and Bulgaria (out of 16 countries as of today). 4 losses) and Thailand (2 losses).

As the result of the game, which ended in 1 hour and 18 minutes, shows, Korea was defeated lopsidedly by the Dominican Republic.

They were significantly behind in attack scores, 32-44, and also struggled in serve scores, falling behind by 3-8.

Jeong Ji-yoon (Hyundai Engineering & Construction, 12 points) and Kang So-hwi (Korea Expressway Corporation, 9 points) led the attack, but the remaining players scored poorly.

Korea ends its first week of games with a game against Thailand at 5:30 a.m. on the 20th and moves to Arlington, Texas, USA to play its second week of games starting on the 30th. 온라인 슬롯

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