Li Yingying falls on the ground during China’s group B volleyball match defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee. Photo: Xinhua Li Yingying falls on the ground during China’s group B volleyball match defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee. Photo: Xinhua
Li Yingying falls on the ground during China’s group B volleyball match defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee. Photo: Xinhua

Tokyo Olympics: Russia beat China to leave women’s volleyball champions on the brink of exit

  • Lang Ping’s side finally win their first sets of the tournament, after going behind again, but allowed the Russians to fight back
  • Chinese were favourites to challenge US for gold but have also lost to Turkey and world No 1 rivals, with fate out of their hands

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Li Yingying falls on the ground during China’s group B volleyball match defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee. Photo: Xinhua Li Yingying falls on the ground during China’s group B volleyball match defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee. Photo: Xinhua
Li Yingying falls on the ground during China’s group B volleyball match defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee. Photo: Xinhua
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