Thai spikers stopped by South america in World Grand Prix

Thai spikers stopped by South america in World Grand Prix

Pluemjit Thinkaow attempts to hit the ball past a Brazilian player, as Thai coach Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai watches in the sideline on the planet Grand Prix match in the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

Thailand’s women’s volleyball team continues to be soundly beaten through the more powerful South america on the planet Grand Prix tournament being locked in Bangkok.

The Thai team, rated tenth, ended the hour-lengthy match 24-26, 16-25, 11-25 within the packed Hua Mark Indoor Stadium.

No. 4 world rated team required a large lead at 10-5 within the first set however the Thais, boosted by their fans within the arena, declined to stop and started to crawl to 23-23 before South america closed it at 26-24.

South america didn’t allow the second set get near by storming for an easy win and ongoing their dominant form within the final set.

“We could keep near to them within the first set however they were too strong within the second and third sets,” veteran Pluemjit Thinkaow stated.

The 2 teams have been in exactly the same group as Russia within the six-team tournament.

Thailand will require on Russia on Friday.

Another group features the united states, holland and China.

The very best two groups of each group advance towards the semi-finals using the final scheduled for Sunday.

The protecting People in america stormed beyond the Netherlands in straight sets 25-21, 25-17, 25-23 within an earlier match.

The tournament may be the continue for coach Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai, who started his Thailand reign in 1998. He’ll coach a golf club and remain together with his wife Feng Kun, an old China national volleyball team player, in China.

It’s also the ultimate tournament for Thai veteran star Wanna Buakaew.

Thailand spent greater than 45 million baht to organise the tournament.


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