Zhang Changning hits the ball in the women’s preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
Zhang Changning hits the ball in the women’s preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP

China’s Zhang Changning to miss Volleyball World Championships, says she won’t return to national team any time soon

  • Zhang says her absence from the game will continue because of ‘my physical and psychological condition’
  • Head coach Cai Bin is also without injured star spiker Zhu Ting, as he names squad for next month’s tournament

Zhang Changning hits the ball in the women’s preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
Zhang Changning hits the ball in the women’s preliminary round pool B volleyball match between China and Argentina at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP
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