Vietnam displayed a remarkable performance in the first set of the match, led by star players Tran Thi Thanh Thuy, Tran Thi Bich Thuy, and Hoang Thi Kieu Trinh. They demonstrated great dominance, securing a six-point lead with a scoreline of 23-17 against North Korea, who struggled with unforced errors.
With consecutive aces by Thanh Thuy, Vietnam successfully thwarted the opponents’ efforts and secured a commanding 25-17 triumph.
Thanks to the exceptional performance of Thanh Thuy, the Vietnamese team continued to display their superb skill and coordination, resulting in a thrilling victory with a final set score of 25-20.
The North Koreans displayed resilience as they regrouped, with Uh Ryongyong and outside hitter Kim Hyonju leading the way in a fiercely contested third set, ultimately securing a 25-20 triumph.
The fourth set was fiercely contested as both teams exchanged attacks and scored points.
In an impressive display of skill and determination, Vietnam secured a thrilling victory with a final score of 24-22. Spearheading their team’s success was the exceptional performance of outside hitter Tran Tu Linh, whose aggressive attacking played a crucial role in the win.
The Vietnamese maintained their lead and ultimately claimed victory in the set with a score of 25-22, securing them the overall win in the match.
|Vietnamese players celebrate a point against North Korea in their women’s volleyball group stage match at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, October 4, 2023. Photo: Nam Trung / Tuoi Tre|
For the first time in history, the Vietnamese women’s volleyball team has attained a position in the top 4 at an Asian Games.
The upcoming match on Thursday afternoon will serve as a determining factor in Group E, as it pits China against South Korea. China, displaying their dominance, effortlessly shut out South Korea 3-0 in a previous encounter. This contest will pose a challenge for South Korea as they aim to overcome China’s formidable team.
Vietnam’s participation in the 19th Asian Games was represented by a 504-member delegation, consisting of 320 athletes. This prestigious sporting event showcased 481 events across 40 different sports.
Their goal was to secure at least two gold medals.
As of Thursday at 12:00 pm, the country obtained a ranking of 19th place in the standings, earning a total of two gold medals, three silver medals, and 14 bronze medals.
The current leader of the medal table is China, having clinched a remarkable 174 gold medals, 95 silver medals, and 52 bronze medals. Following closely behind is South Korea, who has secured 37 gold medals, 51 silver medals, and 59 bronze medals. Japan, on the other hand, has earned 33 gold medals, 45 silver medals, and 71 bronze medals.