Asian players show off their world-class skills at VNL

The South Korean women’s national team has been on a downward spiral since “volleyball queen” Kim Yeon-kyung, 35, hung up her tae kuk marker. For the second year in a row, the Korean women’s team went winless in 12 matches in the Volleyball Nations League (VNL). In the midst of the disappointment, Asian men’s and women’s players showed off their world-class skills at the 2023 VNL.

While the South Korean women’s national team was the worst performer, Asia had a strong showing at the 2023 VNL, with Japan’s men’s team and China’s women’s team posting the best Asian results in VNL history. The Japanese men’s team finished in third place, while the Chinese women finished as runners-up.

Japan’s captain Yuki Ishikawa and China’s “Ace” Li Yingying 온라인카지노 proved to be world-class, leading the way in individual scores. Both players were able to hold their own with the best in the world in both offense and defense, making a statement for Asia.

Outside hitter Ishikawa of the Japanese Men’s National Team took the top spot in both the offense and defense categories. He was also ranked in the Best 7 against world-class opponents and was the second-best serving and third-best receiving player. She was instrumental in Japan’s 10th straight qualifying victory and third-place finish.

Li Yingying, the left-handed outside hitter for the Chinese women’s national team, also played at the highest level. The 6-foot-2 outside hitter, like Kim, contributed to China’s runner-up finish with her high-scoring offense and steady defense. She ranked first in offensive points and reception success. He also ranked second in total offense, showing his presence on the offensive end.

The 2023 VNL concluded with Poland (Men’s) and Turkiye (Women’s) winning the title. Amidst the European dominance, Japan and China defended Asian pride, with the world-class Ishikawa and Li Yingying at the center of it all.

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