Thompson lands 34 points in USA victory

TOKYO, Japan, July 27, 2021 – Jordan Thompson exploded with 34 points as United States defeated reigning Olympic champions China 3-0 (29-27, 25-22, 25-21) in Pool B of the women’s volleyball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Games on Tuesday.

It was the second victory in as many outings for the American side while China fell to 0-2 after losing also to Turkey on opening day.

In her amazing game, Thompson had 4 blocks and 2 aces, while Michelle Bartsch-Hackley and Jordan Thompson contributed 15 and 12 points, respectively, in the victory. Zhu Ting led China with 18 points, followed by Li Yingying with 11 of her own.