TOKYO, Japan, July 31, 2021 – Russia defeated
United States 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-19) in Pool
B of the women’s volleyball tournament of the
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Saturday.
Both teams have secured tickets to the
quarterfinals of the competition with their
current won-loss records of 3-1.
Nataliya Goncharova was the Russian offensive
leader with 26 points, followed by Arina
Fedorovtseva and Irina Vonkorova witth 13 and 11
Jordan Larson and Haleigh Washington were
limited to 7 points apiece as the top American
The Russian team only committed 7 unforced
errors and held the advantage of 13-8 in blocks
and 6-1 in aces.