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Tokyo 2020 Qualifiers: Dutch players fight, but USA claim the ticket to Tokyo Olympics in Pool B!


Also USA have claimed their spot in the Volleyball Tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the last round of the FIVB International Qualifier.
In the battle for the top spot in Pool B in Rotterdam, the they overhelm the hosts in four sets (25:18, 25:20, 17:25, 25:21) and secured their place in the Olympic Games for the 10th straight time.
The players of the Netherlands played a good match, dropping notable advantage in all three sets which they lost, especially in the second set when they take the lead also on 10-6. Matthew Anderson was the top scorer of three-time Olympic champions with 18 points, while Maxwell Holt added 5 winning blocks. Nimir Abdel-Aziz scored 23 points on the other side.

On the other match of the Pool, Belgium wreck South Korea in straight sets.


FIVB Volleyball International Qualifier, Day 3:

POOL A (Varna, Bulgaria):
Egypt – Puerto Rico 3-0 (25:17, 31:29, 25:17)
Bulgaria – Brazil 2-3 (25:23, 25:19, 30:32, 16:25, 11:15)

POOL B (Rotterdam, the Netherlands):
Netherlands – USA 1-3 (18:25, 20:25, 25:17, 21:25)
South Korea – Belgium 0-3 (25:27, 21:25, 24:26)

POOL C (Bari, Italy):
Cameroon – Australia 0-3 (17:25, 16:25, 18:25)
Serbia – Italy 0-3 (16:25, 19:25, 19:25)

POOL D (Gdańsk, Poland):
France – Tunisia 3-1 (25:21, 20:25, 25:19, 25:22)
Poland – Slovenia 3-1 (21:25, 25:23, 25:23, 25:21)

POOL E (Saint Petersburg, Russia):
Cuba – Mexico 3-0 (25:18, 25:23, 25:22)
Russia – Iran 3-0 (25:19, 25:23, 25:23)

POOL F (Ningbo, China):
Canada – Finland 3-0 (25:16, 26:24, 25:20)
China – Argentina 2-3 (25-19, 22-25, 21:25, 25:18, 9:15)

FIVB Volleyball International Qualifier, Day 2
FIVB Volleyball International Qualifier, Day 1

Source and photos: volleyball.ioqt.2019.fivb.com

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