Although they did well, they could not avoid defeat this time. The Korean women’s volleyball team is mired in two consecutive losses.

The national team led by coach Cesar Hernández defeated Poland with a set score of 1 to 3 (22-25, 26-24, 21-25, 9-25) in the second match of Group C of the 2024 Paris Olympic qualifiers held in Łódź, Poland on the 18th (Korean time). suffered defeat. It was their second consecutive loss until the game against Italy the day before.

So-Hwi Kang (GS Caltex) scored a team-high 16 points, and Seung-Ju Pyo (IBK Industrial Bank of Korea) added 15 points. Lee Joo-ah (Heungkuk Life Insurance) and Jeong Ho-young (Cheong Kwan-jang) also played well, making three blocks each.

Korea played an even match with Poland in the first set. At 19 to 23, Lee Joo-ah and Kang So-hwi scored back-to-back goals to spark the chase. Although Poland took the first set by scoring late in the set, Korea succeeded in raising the mood.먹튀검증

Korea showed tenacity in the second set as well. In a situation where they were behind 18 to 21, Kang So-hwi’s open attack and the opponent’s successive mistakes made the score tied at 21 to 21.

Building momentum, they succeeded in turning the score around 23 to 21 thanks to blocking from opponents Beomsil and Jooah Lee. Poland chased down and reached a deuce of 24 to 24, but Seung-Joo Pyo scored consecutive points to end the second set and level the match.

However, Korea later revealed physical problems. In the 3rd set, they lost after a close match, and in the 4th set, they collapsed with only 9 points.

With two consecutive losses in the preliminaries, the possibility of advancing to the finals was lowered, but it did not seem like a helpless collapse. Korea, ranked 36th in the world, did not back down easily against powerhouse Poland, ranked 9th, and took a set.

Korea is in Group C of the preliminary round with Italy, Poland, Germany, the United States, Colombia, Thailand, and Slovenia. Only the top two teams out of eight can advance to the finals of the Paris Olympics.

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