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Brazil begin brightly in volleyball

Brazil began its defence of gold in the men’s volleyball in convincing fashion at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday. It won its Pool B match against Tunisia in straight sets, 25-22, 25-20, 25-15.

Brazil begin brightly in volleyball

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 July 2021 6:58 AM GMT

TOKYO: Brazil began its defence of gold in the men's volleyball in convincing fashion at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday. It won its Pool B match against Tunisia in straight sets, 25-22, 25-20, 25-15. The silver medallist from Rio, Italy, though had a much tougher time against Canada, as the opening match in the event produced some thrilling stuff. It was a magnificent fightback by the Italians after dropping the first two sets. They won 26-28, 18-25, 25-21, 25-18, 15-11, after two hours and 17 minutes.

In beach volleyball, Germany's Laura Ludwig, one half of the gold-medal winning team at Rio, finished on the losing side. She is pairing up this time around with Margareta Kozuch; the duo was beaten by Tanja Huberli & Nina Betschart. The Swiss ladies won 23-25, 22-20, 16-14. Agencies

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