Bahrain clinches second win

      Published on Tuesday, 24 July , 2018      9 Views      Comments Add Comment
Bahrain clinches second win


Bahrain capped their Preliminary Round campaign this evening with a dazzling victory while Korea followed suit with their first win to highlight an action-packed second day in the 19th Asian Men’s U20 Volleyball Championship.

The host Bahrainis were once again fuelled by a massive home crowd that packed Isa Sports City in Riffa as they easily disposed of Gulf rivals Qatar 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-10) in a match that lasted just a little over an hour.



Meanwhile, after not being in action on opening night, Korea made their presence felt with a hard-earned five-set (25-23, 25-22, 20-25, 22-25, 15-12) triumph over China.

Also today, Taipei, India and Sri Lanka all joined Bahrain in claiming their second victories of this preliminary stage. Taipei beat Pakistan, India outplayed New Zealand and Sri Lanka battled past Australia.

Elsewhere, Thailand enjoyed their first win after beating Turkmenistan in a thrilling five-setter. They had to come back from a set down before securing the result. Macau were also winners for the first time after overpowering the Maldives, while Jordan bounced back from an opening day defeat with a win over the UAE.

The Preliminary Round continues on Monday at the same venue from 11.30am onwards. Games are being played simultaneously in two arenas. Entrance for spectators is free and all are welcome to watch.

At the end of this stage, all the participating nations will be ranked from one to 23, depending on where they finish in their respective Pools. From this ranking, the match-ups will be determined for the knockout stage, with teams ranked ninth to 23rd vying for eight places to join the overall top eight in a Round of 16.

The 23-nation Asian U20 Championship is following this complicated competition format for the first time.

The tournament has been organised by the Asian Volleyball Confederation in cooperation with the Bahrain Volleyball Association.



It is being held under the patronage of His Majesty the King’s Charity Works and Youth Affairs Representative, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

Keywords:
Category Sport | 2018/07/24 latest update at 11:00 PM
Source : BNA | Photocredit : Google
10 Views
Comments Add comment



Related Articles

The editorial staff of Bahrain Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Bahrain and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Bahrain Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Bahrain, the Gulf and the world.

Latest Comments


Khalifa Bin Salman in the People’s, Nation’s Memory book launched King

Khalifa Bin Salman in the People’s, Nation’s Memory book launched

Yousef Al Hamdan, the author of ”Khalifa Bin Salman in the Memory of the People, Nation” has launched…

King congratulates Abu Dhabi Crown Prince King

King congratulates Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin…

Bahrain’s king issues new laws to boost investment eco-system King

Bahrain’s king issues new laws to boost investment eco-system

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has issued orders for new laws to enhance the country’s investment…

HM King congratulates Vietnamese president King

HM King congratulates Vietnamese president

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today sent a cable of congratulations to President Tran Đai…

GULF TV

Popular in GULF TV

ELECTIONS 2018 | THE FIRST ROUND | PART 02

80 Views

ELECTIONS 2018 | THE FIRST ROUND | PART 02

Latest videos in GULF TV

Events

Bahrain events

Lifestyle

Culture

Bahrain Culture, Bahrain, Bahrain News

Sport

Science & Technology

Government

Bahrain Government, Bahrain Government News, Bahrain News, Gulf News, News, Bahrain News