Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship: China advances into quarters 

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SEOUL

China has clinched a spot in the quarterfinals at the Asian Women’s Volleyball Championship after beating Indonesia 3-0 for their second victory in Pool D here on Monday.

Although Indonesia pushed China hard in the second set, the 13-time champion demonstrated their dominance in front of the net with a much taller squad and initiated a 10-point streak in the third set to grab the match point before sealing a 25-15, 25-19, 25-12 victory.

Triumphing over Sri Lanka on Sunday, the win has secured China’s position as Pool D leader and a berth in the quarterfinals. Elsewhere, hosts South Korea defeated Hong Kong, China 3-0 in their Pool A match-up to make the quarterfinals. Japan also joined the last eight following a 3-0 sweep over Kazakhstan whereas Australia is still seeking their first win in Pool B after falling to India 3-0. Chinese Taipei triumphed over New Zealand 3-0 in Pool C.

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