Vietnam crowned VTV Volleyball Cup 2018

16:29 | 13/08/2018 Sports

The Vietnamese national team beat the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 3-1 in the final match on August 11 to seal the championship title of the VTV International Women's Volleyball Cup 2018.

vietnam crowned vtv volleyball cup 2018
Vietnam crowned VTV Volleyball Cup 2018 - Photo: VTV

The Vietnamese women cruised to respective 25-14, 25-19, and 25-15 victories in the three straight sets of the match.

Earlier, the team underwent a tense semifinal against Sichuan club from China, in which the host claimed a 3-2 victory.

In the other game yesterday, the Sichuan club from China overcame the Altay club from Kazakhstan to take third place at this year's competition.

As the overall champions, Vietnam walked away with US$10,000 in prize money, while second and third runners-ups received US$7,000 and US$5,000, respectively.

The 2018 VTV Women’s Volleyball Cup, taking place from August 4 to 11 in Ha Tinh province, attracted the participation of eight teams, including six international clubs, the Vietnamese national team, and the Vietnamese youth team.

Theo NDO