USA seeking for their first Olympic gold medal

TOKYO, Japan, August 6, 2021 – United States advanced to the gold medal match of the women’s volleyball tournament of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a solid 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-23) victory over Serbia on Friday night.

The Americans, who are seeking for their first ever Olympic title, will play the gold medal match against the winner of the contest between Brazil and South Korea.

Both teams committed 17 unforced errors but the Americans had the upper hand in attacks (40-32) and blocks (12-8) while blanking the opponents 6-0 in aces.

Andrea Drews and Jordan Larson led United States with 17 and 15 points, respectively, while Tijana Boskovic finished with 19 points for Serbia.

In the other semifinal, Brazil defeated South Korea 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-16) and will go against United States for the gold medal. South Korea and Serbia will battle for the bronze.