China News Service, Beijing, June 4th. On the evening of the 3rd local time, in the 2022 World Women's Volleyball League Ankara Station, the Chinese women's volleyball team defeated the host Turkish women's volleyball team 3:1, ushering in two consecutive victories.
In this campaign, Li Yingying scored a game-high 23 points and became the biggest contributor to the team's victory.
Image source: Official blog of the Chinese women's volleyball team.
In this game, the Chinese team took the lead in the first game and won the first game with 25:16. In the second game, the Turkish women's volleyball team playing at home pulled back a game at 25:20.
But in the next two games, the Chinese team cooperated better. The girls withstood the pressure from the host fans and won two games in a row at 25:16 and 25:22, with a big score of 3:1.
After defeating the Turkish women's volleyball team, the Chinese women's volleyball team has won two consecutive victories in the current World Women's Volleyball League.
And being able to defeat the powerful host is of great significance to the current Chinese women's volleyball team.
The Turkish women's volleyball team is a strong force in the world volleyball world. They won the third place in the 2021 World Women's Volleyball Team. In the Tokyo Olympics last year, they "zeroed" the Chinese women's volleyball team with a score of 3-0.
The Turkish team participating in this year's World Women's Volleyball League is the strongest lineup to play. In the previous game, the Turkish team swept the powerhouse Italy 3-0, showing an excellent competitive state.
In the first round of the women's volleyball team at the Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese women's volleyball team played against the Turkish women's volleyball team.
In the end, the Chinese women's volleyball team lost 0:3 to the Turkish women's volleyball team.
The picture shows the Chinese women's volleyball team.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Du Yang
In the list of 14 national women's volleyball players in this station, only Yuan Xinyue, Gong Xiangyu, Ding Xia, Li Yingying, and Wang Yuanyuan have Olympic competition experience, and the proportion has not yet reached half.
There is no doubt that this is a young team with little experience in major competitions, and the players still need more running-in.
Under such circumstances, the victory also made women's volleyball fans particularly excited.
Although the game was played in the early hours of the morning in China, there were still many fans who adhered to the live broadcast, and the fans also praised the girls after the game.
Screenshots of fan comments.
In this World Women's Volleyball League, a total of 16 teams participated in the competition, and the top eight teams in the three sub-station competitions can advance to the finals.
Due to the change in the allocation of seats for the Paris Olympic Games, the weight of this World Women's Volleyball League is heavier than before, and the record and corresponding points are linked to the qualifications of the Paris Olympic Games.
The Chinese women's volleyball team will participate in three competitions in Turkey, the Philippines and Bulgaria in this World League.
In the first stop in Turkey, the Chinese team will face the Netherlands, Turkey, Italy and Thailand.
After winning the Netherlands and Turkey in a row, according to the schedule, the Chinese women's volleyball team will face the third opponent, the Italian team, on the evening of the 4th Beijing time.