China loses 3rd straight game in men’s Volleyball Nations League

BRASILIA, June 11– China suffered its third consecutive defeat at the 2022 FIVB men’s Volleyball Nations League on Saturday after losing to Slovenia 1-3. Možič Rok led Slovenia in scoring with 13 kills and three blocks. Earlier this week, China had lost to Iran and Japan, both in four sets, in VNL’s Pool 1 action in the Brazilian capital.

BRASILIA, June 11 (Xinhua) — China suffered its third consecutive defeat at the 2022 FIVB men’s Volleyball Nations League (VNL) on Saturday after losing to Slovenia 1-3 (15-25, 20-25, 25-18, 25-27).

Možič Rok led Slovenia in scoring with 13 kills and three blocks. Gasparini Mitja had 12 kills and one block.

China’s top scorer was Zhang Jingyin who had 20 points.

Earlier this week, China had lost to Iran and Japan, both in four sets, in VNL’s Pool 1 action in the Brazilian capital. Wu Sheng’s team will next meet 2021 VNL champion and the world’s top-ranked Brazil.

The fixtures formed part of the VNL preliminary round. The top eight teams will contest the finals in Bologna, Italy, from July 20 to 24. Enditem

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