USA loses to Poland, should beat Germany in Street to Paris Volleyball Qualifier


The destiny of the beforehand unbeaten USA ladies within the Street to Paris Volleyball Qualifier will come all the way down to the final day.

That’s as a result of the People misplaced to Poland on Saturday earlier than the ultimate match of the day in Lodz, Poland, when Italy performed Germany.

Poland’s 27-25, 16-25, 25-23, 25-16 victory left the USA 5-1 with 15 factors, The People had been nonetheless within the lead with a 1.310 factors ratio and are 16-6 in units.

Poland, additionally 5-1, additionally had 15 factors, a 1.152 factors ratio and is 17-7 in units.

The final match will remove both Italy or Germany, each 4-1.

Solely the highest two groups from this match get berths within the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Sunday, the USA performs Germany at 11:30 a.m. Japanese, adopted by Poland vs. Italy at 2:30. If three groups find yourself 6-1, it’s going to come all the way down to tiebreakers to resolve the 2 Olympic spots.

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Poland’s Magdalena Stysiak had 20 kills, 4 blocks, eight digs and an ace towards the USA. Martyna Lukasik had 10 kills, seven digs and two blocks, and Olivia Rozanski had 12 kills. Agnieszka Korneluk had eight kills and two blocks. 

Jordan Thompson led the People with 13 kills, seven digs, two blocks and an ace. Jordan Larson had 11 kills, six digs, two blocks and an ace and Kelsey Prepare dinner had 12 kills and a block to go together with a team-high 9 digs. Chiaka Ogbogu had 4 kills, 4 blocks and an ace and Kathryn Plummer had 5 kills 

This was their first assembly since Poland beat the USA 25-15, 16-25, 25-19, 18-25, 17-15 in July in Arlington, Texas, within the bronze-medal match of Volleyball Nations League. Stysiak led in that one, too, additionally with 20 kills, a block, two aces and 10 digs.

Earlier Saturday in Pool C, Slovenia (1-5) beat Colombia (1-5) in 5 as Mija Siftar had 25 kills, two blocks and three aces to go together with eight digs. Colombia’s Ana Karina Olaya Gamboa had 21 kills and two aces. Then Thailand (3-3) swept Korea (0-6) behind 18 kills and a block from Ajcharaporn Kongyot.

In Pool A in Beijing, Serbia has clinched a spot. Learn extra about Serbia right here.

Serbia and the Dominican Republic are each 5-1 with the Netherlands and Canada at 4-2. Sunday, Serbia performs China, however the second spot is on the road for the winner when the DR performs the Netherlands. 

Learn extra about Türkiye’s win right here.

In Pool B in Tokyo, Turkiye has clinched at 6-0. Japan and Brazil are each 5-1. Sunday, Japan performs Turkiye and Brazil performs Belgium.

The USA’s Jordan Thompson reaches excessive over the Polish block of Magdalena Stysiak and Agnieszka Korneluk/Volleyball World picture



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