[Women Sports] China wins World Champion again after 11 years
China 3:1 Japan
2015.09.05 China wins World Champion again after 11 years
China beat Japan 3-1 to win fourth World Cup title
Nagoya, Japan, September 6, 2005 – Jenny Lang Ping led China secure their fourth World Cup title and a berth in the Rio Olympic Games here on Sunday with a 3-0 rout of arch-rivals Japan in their last match and a 10-1 win-loss record at the 2015 FIVB Women’s World Cup with a 10-1 win-loss record.
Going down tamely in the first set, the Japanese women fought back strongly in the second as they staged a 6-0 run on back of quality services from Yurie Nabeya to overtake the lead at 22-18. China managed to pull within 24-22, but a net violation costed them the set.
In the third set, Japan fought to a 20-all tie, only to find China run off five of the next six points to make it two sets to one. It was tied at 19-all in the fourth set before China made a 4-1 run for a 23-20 cushion and Zhu Ting notched the match winner for China with a smash.
Zhu Ting led the Chinese team with 27 points and Zhang Changning and Yan Ni added 13 and 10 points respectively. Sarina Koga was the top scorer with 20 points and Miyu Nagaoka added 19. China outblocked Japan 11-3.
北京时间9月6日晚，2015年女排世界杯在日本落幕。中国女排在收官战遭遇东道主日本的顽强抵抗，激战四局才以3-1力克对手，四局比分为25-17、 22-25、25-21和25-22。此役获胜后中国队10胜1负斩获30分，以4分优势力压同胜场的塞尔维亚摘得冠军，同时携手塞队拿到首批里约奥运入 场券。此次夺魁是中国队获得的世界杯第四冠，也是球队在时隔11年后第八次荣膺世界冠军。