Asian Games volleyball: India win placement match against QatarBy IANS
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
GUANGZHOU - India blanked Qatar 3-0 in a 5-8 placement match of the men’s volleyball competition at the Asian Games here Wednesday.
The Indian men lifted their game after a tight opening set to win it 25-23, 25-16, 25-17. With this convincing victory, the team has qualified for the 5-6 placement match, where they play China Friday.
Though India could not make it to the semifinals, the world no.38 team beat higher-ranked Japan and Kazakhstan in the group stages.
The women’s team will play the Maldives for the 9th-10th positions Thursday.