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World Championships Volleyball: China vs. Japan

November 9th, 2010 2 comments

(left to right) China's Wang Yimei, Xue Ming and Li Juan celebrate (fivb.org)

The Chinese womens national team (中国女排) has had great successes throughout the years. They won the Gold Medal in the 2004 Olympics. That same team took Bronze in Beijing in 2008. The U.S. Silver Medal team of 2008 was coached by Chinese star player Lang Ping from the 1984 Olympics Gold Medal team. The current Chinese team is mostly of a newer generation, and they are competing in Japan in the 2010 World Championships.

I was very happy to be able to watch them play at Tokyo few days ago (picture above), in round two of the 2010 World Championships.
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