Women’s Volleyball World Championships Korea in the first match, defeated by the Dominican Republic

The Korean women’s volleyball team lost their first match at the World Championships.

The national team, led by coach Cesar Hernández González, played against the Dominican Republic with a set score of 0-3 (19-25 12 -25 15-25).

Korea, who dropped to 24th in the FIVB world rankings, lost 3 sets to the 8th ranked Dominican Republic in 1 hour and 8 minutes.

At the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, where Kim Yeon-kyung (Heungkuk Life Insurance) played for the national team, Korea won a dramatic comeback victory over the Dominican Republic.

The two teams’ record against each other was 9 wins and 9 losses.

On this day, Korea was defeated in blocking success (3-13) and sub-ace (4-7).

It was also inferior in firepower.

No player in Korea has scored in double digits.

Seon-woo Lee (KGC Ginseng Corporation) scored 9 points and Jeong-ah Park (Korea Expressway Corporation) scored 7 points.

The Dominican Republic opened the game easily with Guyla Gonzalez (17 points) and Yonkaira Peña (11 points) leading the way.

Republic of Korea will play the second leg against Turkiye (6th place) in Gdansk, Poland on the 27th.

◇ 2022 International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Women’s World Championships Group B 1st Match (25th, Arnhem, Netherlands)
Korea (1 loss) 19 12 15 – 0
Dominican Republic (1 win) 25 25 25 – 3

/happy news

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