[Asian Games] Korean Men’s Volleyball Defeats Cambodia and Narrowly Advances to the Round of 12
Make up for the shock loss against India with a shutout win…
Insecurities were exposed in the first set, and the opponent in the round of 12 was Pakistan,
ranked 51st in the world… Task to minimize mistakes
Korean men’s volleyball won its first win at the Hangzhou Asian Games and barely advanced to the round of 12.
The Korean national team (27th in the world rankings) defeated Cambodia (not ranked in the world)
with a set score of 3-0 (25-23 25-13 25-15) in the second match of the Group C preliminary round
held at the Linping Sports Center in Hangzhou, China on the 21st. ) was broken.
As a result, the national team recorded 1 win and 1 loss in the group stage and advanced
to the round of 12 in second place in the group. 카지노사이트킹
The national team lost first place in the group to India (73rd in the world),
which was ranked one point lower in the first match the previous day,
with a set score of 2-3 (27-25 27-29 22-25 25-20 15-17).
The opponent in the round of 12 to be held on the 22nd is Pakistan
(51st in the world rankings), which ranked first in Group D.
National team coach Lim Do-heon entrusted the leading setter Han to lead the court,
placed middle blockers Kim Min-jae and Kim Gyu-min in the center.
Park Kyung-min took on the role of libero.
In attack, opposition spiker Heo Soo-bong and outside hitter Na Kyung-bok started as yesterday.
Jeong Ji-seok, who was absent the day before due to back pain,
stepped on the court and added firepower.
Against Cambodia, which was considered to be at an amateur level,
the national team showed a difficult performance in the early stages of the game.
Even though the average height is similar,
they brought themselves into a difficult situation
by giving up 4 blocking points and making 11 attack errors in the first set alone.
At 6-8, Heo Soo-bong failed to serve and was blocked by the blocking wall, giving up 10 points.
At 14-15, Na Kyung-bok was unable to easily hit the ball in the middle of the court and pass it over the court.
The national team reached 20 points at 18-18
due to Lim Dong-hyuk’s rear-guard attack and the opponent’s error,
then gained momentum with Jeong Ji-seok’s serve ace and Kim Gyu-min‘s blocking.
However, his serve and receive wavered sharply and he conceded four consecutive points, allowing the score to be tied 22-22.
Fortunately, after exchanging one point, they were able to win the first set
thanks to Kim Min-jae’s quick attack and Na Kyung-bok’s push attack.
The national team seemed to have warmed up in the second set and played the game more easily.
In particular, Lim Dong-hyuk and Jeong Ji-seok’s attack power on both wings came to life, leading to a consecutive scoring streak from 3-3 to 9-3.
They allowed the chase to reach 12-9 and created an uneasy scene, but in the second set,
they reduced the number of errors to three and saved the blocking score (3-0),
taking the second set.
As soon as the third set began, the national team, which had won,
took the lead by three points thanks to two attack points from Minjae Kim and a serve ace from Han.
The national team gradually expanded its lead,
creating a match point with Jeong Ji-seok’s spike,
ended the game with Heo Soo-bong’s straight attack.
Jeong Ji-seok scored the most points (11 points) for both teams,
followed by Kim Min-jae (10 points), Lim Dong-hyuk (9 points), and Kim Gyu-min (8 points).