On Saturday ended Womens’ Euro Volley, while in Asia started their equivalent. 16 teams will fight till Saturday for a title, place in World Grand Champions Cup and places in World Championships in Italy. Host is Nakhon Ratchasima in Thailand.

During last weekend teams played in First Round in four pools. The only surprise made Kazakhstan, beating Thailand.

1st Round Results:

Pool A
Austrialia – Mongolia 3-0 (25-20 25-23 25-18)
Thailand – Kazakhstan 1-3 (24-26 24-26 25-17 20-25)
Kazakhstan – Mongolia 3-0 (25-22 25-16 25-9)
Thailand – Australia 3-0 (25-16 25-17 25-14)
Australia – Kazakhstan 1-3 (16-25 15-25 26-24 18-25)
Mongolia – Thailand 0-3 (12-25 9-25 5-25)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsPoints
1.Kazakhstan3/09-29
2.Thailand2/17-36
3.Australia1/24-63
4.Mongolia0/30-90

Pool B
India – Philippines 3-0 (25-22 26-24 25-12)
China – Iran 3-0 (25-11 25-16 25-17)
Iran – Philippines 3-1 (19-2525-20 25-18 25-15)
China – India 3-0 (25-12 25-15 25-11)
India – Iran 1-3 (13-25 25-22 9-25 18-25)
Philippines – China 0-3 (9-25 10-25 8-25)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsPoints
1.China3/09-09
2.Iran2/16-56
3.India1/24-63
4.Phillippines0/31-90

Pool C
Japan – Vietnam 3-0 (25-6 25-13 25-16)
Indonesia – Hong Kong 3-0 (25-21 25-21 25-23)
Japan – Indonesia 3-0 (25-6 25-11 25-9)
Vietnam – Hong Kong 3-0 (25-16 25-18 25-17)
Japan – Hong Kong 3-0 (25-10 25-7 25-11)
Vietnam – Indonesia 3-1 (25-19 21-25 25-10 25-17)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsPoints
1.Japan3/09-09
2.Vietnam2/16-46
3.Indonesia1/24-63
4.Hong Kong0/30-90

Pool D
South Korea – Myanmar 3-0 (25-7 25-11 25-12)
Chinese Taipei – Sri Lanka 3-0 (25-6 25-6 25-13)
Chinese Taipei – Myanmar 3-0 (25-10 25-10 25-17)
South Korea – Sri Lanka 3-0 (25-8 25-6 25-7)
Sri Lanka – Myanmar 3-0 (26-24 25-17 25-20)
Chinese Taipei – South Korea 0-3 (14-25 15-25 13-25)

RankTeamWin/LossSetsPoints
1.South Korea3/09-09
2.Chinese Taipei2/16-36
3.Sri Lanka1/23-63
4.Myanmar0/30-90

 

In Second Round team will play second Group Stage. First two teams from each pool from First Round will fight for spacing before Quarterfinals in Pools E and F. Teams from third and fourth places have also Group Stage and they will fight for places 9th to 16th in Pools G and H.

Pools Composition: (matches on Monday and Tuesday)
Pool E: Kazakhstan, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam
Pool F: China, South Korea, Chinese Taipei, Iran
Pool G: Indonesia, Australia, Hong Kong, Mongolia
Pool H: India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Phillippines