China: Cuban Women Place 2nd in Volleyball Tourney

China: Cuban Women Place 2nd in Volleyball TourneyBeijing, May 30. -The Cuban women's team defeated its Dominican counterpart 3-0 and placed second in the 2011 International Women's Volleyball Tournament in Zhoushan, which was won by the undefeated home team.

For Cuba, the victory (25-18, 25-19 and 25-23) was its second in the tourney, which marked the beginning of the team´s preparations for its main challenges this year.

Shortly before, the Chinese team beat Netherlands (3-0), adding its third sweep in the contest.

Despite winning the tournament, Chinese captain Wei Qiuyue considered her team must improve its game because their rivals were not in their best shape.

The Dominican team placed third after beating the Netherlands, who were defeated four times in this tournament, which began Saturday. (Prensa Latina)