China's Ding Xia hugs head coach Lang Ping after their women's preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo. Photo: AFP China's Ding Xia hugs head coach Lang Ping after their women's preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
China's Ding Xia hugs head coach Lang Ping after their women's preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo. Photo: AFP

China snub Asian Women’s Volleyball Championships in Philippines

  • Chinese women prioritise China National Games next month instead of regional champs, which also act as Worlds qualifier
  • South Korea and Japan join world No 3 in skipping rescheduled tournament but should qualify for next year’s showpiece on ranking

Topic |   2021 National Games of China
China's Ding Xia hugs head coach Lang Ping after their women's preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo. Photo: AFP China's Ding Xia hugs head coach Lang Ping after their women's preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
China's Ding Xia hugs head coach Lang Ping after their women's preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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