Zhu Ting's game-high 16 points lifts China over Argentina 3-0 in FIVB volleyball Nations League

Source: Xinhua| 2018-05-29 23:18:35|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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HONG KONG, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Zhu Ting snatched game-high 16 points to empower China crash Argentina 3-0 at the 2018 FIVB Women's Volleyball Nations League here on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old wing spiker had 11 kills, four blocks and one ace and Liu Xiaotong added 9 points as the world's number one ranked team claimed their 25-22, 25-16 and 25-12 victory.

Anahi Florencia Tosi got the team-high 10 points for Argentina as they came into the match having never beaten China, while Florencia Natasha Busquets Reyes contributed 6 points.

Earlier on the day, Japan defeated Italy 3-2 by 20-25, 25-23, 20-25, 25-23 and 15-11.

China will face Japan on Wednesday, while Argentina are to take on Italy.

The Volleyball Nations League is a new idea from the FIVB, the sport's international governing body. The annual women's international volleyball tournament is contested by 16 national teams and replaces the World Grand Prix.