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China beats Puerto Rico in straight units at girls's volleyball worlds

ROTTERDAM, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) — China prevailed in opposition to Puerto Rico on the FIVB World Championship on Wednesday, defeating the Caribbean aspect in straight units 25-15, 25-19, 25-21, to assert its fifth win on the event.

Puerto Rico saved two match factors within the third set, however a service error from center blocker Neira Ortiz handed the win to China.

Outside hitter Li Yingying had match-high 15 factors, with reverse Gong Xiangyu including 13. For Puerto Rico, reverse Brittany Abercrombie was the one participant to hit double digits, ending with 12 factors.

The victory lifts China to second place in Pool E, having collected 15 factors with a 5-1 win-loss document. In earlier motion on the Ahoy Stadium, Italy got here from one set all the way down to beat Japan 20-25, 25-20, 25-14, 25-15 to strengthen its grip on the highest spot within the pool.

The Nations League champions lead the pool with 19 factors, profitable six matches from seven whereas Japan rank third, degree with China on factors however separated by set ratio. Brazil stays fourth with 14 factors. The prime 4 groups within the pool will safe locations within the quarterfinals.