In the Tokyo Olympics and beach volleyball women's qualifying league, the pair of Japanese players Miki Ishii and Megumi Murakami of Group F played against the Swiss pair in the third round and lost with a set count of 1-2, with a total record of 1 win and 2 wins. I finished the qualifying league with a loss.
The Beach Volleyball Women's Qualifying League will be held at Shiokaze Park in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, where 24 teams will be divided into 6 groups of 4 teams to fight in a round-robin manner, and 16 teams will advance to the final tournament.
The pair of Group F players Ishii and Murakami faced the Swiss pair, who ranked 7th in the world ranking, in the final 3rd round of the qualifying league on the 28th with a total record of 1 win and 1 loss.
In the first set, Murakami took the service ace 21 to 14 in a row.
The second set was a competition, but the Swiss pair took the space with a court and was robbed 19:21, and the third set also dropped 12-15.
Japan lost with a set count of 1 to 2 and finished the qualifying league with a total record of 1 win and 2 losses.
Advancement to the final tournament depends on the results of other teams
The ranking of Group F, which Japan will enter, will be decided depending on the result of the match between Germany and the Czech Republic on the 28th, but the Czech Republic has abstained from the qualifying league match because one of the players was infected with the new coronavirus. increase.
Therefore, if Germany loses the match, Japan will be third in Group F with four points, and the results of the other groups will determine whether to advance to the final tournament or the repechage.