Dominicans to play for 5-to-8 positions at U20

KORTRIJK, Belgium, July 14, 2021 – Serbia beat the Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-13, 25-18, 25-18) in Pool F of the FIVB U20 Women’s World Championship on Wednesday.

Serbia improved to 2-0 and secured a spot in the round for the medals while the Dominican Republic fell to 0-2 and will compete in the playoff for the 5-to-8 positions regardless the result against Poland (0-2) on Thursday.

Branka Tica led Serbia with 14 points while Aleksandra Uzelac added 10. Geraldine Gonzalez had 8 points for the Dominican Republic.

In Rotterdam, Russia defeated United States 3-1 (25-13, 25-22, 28-30, 25-23) in Pool E. Both teams are tied at 1-1 behind Netherlands (2-0). On Thursday, Russia plays Brazil and USA meet Netherlands.

Anastasiia Chernova recorded 23 points for Russia and Allysa Batenhorst topped the American side with 15 points.