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Women's World Championship 2002 - Press Info

POOL C / First Round / 30 August 2002

Puerto Rico beat Kenya 3-1 (25-18, 19-25, 25-14, 25-23) - duration 1:37
30-Aug, start time: 17:32, end time: 19:09 - Attendance: 500
Puerto Rico drops one set against surprising Kenya
Puerto Rico won the preliminary pool C clash of the Women's World Championship against Kenya. The African team surprised by winning one set against the Puerto Ricans.

U.S.A. beat Argentina 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-21) - duration 1:17
30-Aug, start time: 20:00, end time: 21:17 - Attendance: 500
USA doesn't cry for Argentina
USA defeated USA in a clash between two technically experienced teams. It was a close victory for the US team that won all the sets by being more concentrated at the end.
Russia beat Dominican Rep. 3-1 (25-11, 21-25, 25-18, 25-18) - duration 1:32
30-Aug, start time: 19:00, end time: 20:32 - Attendance: 2,700
Russia in trouble against Dominican Republic
Russia had some troubles to get rid of the Dominican Republic in the Pool C clash of the Women's World Championship. In Dresden, the formation of head-coach Nikolai Karpol defeated the Caribbeans in four sets.
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POOL C / First Round / 31 August 2002

Argentina beat Kenya 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-20) - duration 1:10
31-Aug, start time: 15:00, end time: 16:10 - Attendance: 3,100
Argentine panthers defeat Kenyan tigers
Argentine "panthers" won their second preliminary round match against the "underdogs" from Kenya in three straight sets. For Argentina it was the first victory during this 24 teams event in Germany.
U.S.A. beat Russia 3-2 (22-25, 25-22, 25-23, 19-25, 15-8) - duration 2:03
31-Aug, start time: 17:30, end time: 19:33 - Attendance: 3,800
USA won battle of giant powers against Russia
USA was responsible for the biggest upset of the Women's World Championship so far by defeating FIVB World Ranking leader Russia after five thrilling sets.
Puerto Rico beat Dominican Rep. 3-0 (25-19, 28-26, 25-22) - duration 1:21
31-Aug, start time: 17:00, end time: 18:21 - Attendance: 1,794
Surprising win for Puerto Rico
A young, enthusiastic Puerto Rican team decisively beat the Dominican Republic 3-0. This was the teams first win against the Domincan Republic since 1993. Strong blocking and good serving were key points for Puerto Rico. The team from the Dominican Republic never found their rythym or showed the level of play and aggessiveness that they demonstrated yesterday against the Russians.

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POOL C / First Round / 1 September 2002

Puerto Rico beat Argentina 3-2 (23-25, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 15-13) - duration 2:00
01-Sep, start time: 15:00, end time: 17:00 - Attendance: 1,012
Puerto Rico remain undefeated after victory over Argentina
Sensation in the SachsenARENA when the underdogs from Puerto Rico defeat Argentina in five sets. Puerto Rico is leader of Pool C now with three victories and almost booked a place in the next round.



U.S.A. beat Dominican Rep. 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21) - duration 1:11
01-Sep, start time: 17:30, end time: 18:41 - Attendance: 1,121
USA leads Pool C after defeating Dominican Republic
USA won for the third straight time during the 2002 Women's World Championship. In the clash between North and Middle America, team USA defeated Dominican Republic in straight sets.


Russia beat Kenya 3-0 (25-14, 25-15, 25-15) - duration 0:58
01-Sep, start time: 17:00, end time: 17:58 - Attendance: 2,078
Russian rockets fly over Kenya
Russia recovered from the defeat against USA on Sunday and blew Kenya off the court here in Dresden. It was the shortest match of the 2002 Women's World Championship so far.
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POOL C / First Round / 2 September 2002

Dominican Rep. beat Kenya 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-21) - duration 1:19
02-Sep, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:19 - Attendance: 801
First victory of Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic celebrated its first victory in the preliminary round of the Women's Volleyball World Championship with a clear 3-0 win over Kenya at the "erdgas arena"
Russia beat Argentina 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-18) - duration 1:05
02-Sep, start time: 17:30, end time: 18:35 - Attendance: 1,025
Russia runs too quick for Argentine panthers
FIVB World Ranking leader Russia gives Argentinas "panthers" a lesson in three straight sets and is qualified for the Top Twelve of the Women's World Championship.

U.S.A. beat Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-13, 27-25, 25-19) - duration 1:05
02-Sep, start time: 19:00 - Attendance: 2,290
USA in second round after fouth victory
USA is in the next round after winning the fourth straight match during the 2002 Women's World Championship. Team USA took a straight sets win over Puerto Rico even without the injured libero Stacy Sikora
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POOL C / First Round / 3 September 2002

U.S.A. beat Kenya 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-13) - duration 1:05
03-Sep, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:05 - Attendance: 1,639
USA Pool C winner after victory over Kenya
Without losing one match USA advances to the second round. They US team celebrated a straight sets victory against Kenya, the team that will leave the Women's World Championship without a victory.
Russia beat Puerto Rico 3-0 (25-9, 25-13, 25-8) - duration 0:57
03-Sep, start time: 17:34, end time: 18:31 - Attendance: 1,470
Russia gave Puerto Rico volleyball lession
Russia gave Puerto Rico a volleyball lesson. The middle Americans did not have the slightest chance against the number one on the FIVB World ranking.
Dominican Rep. beat Argentina 3-0 (25-20, 26-24, 25-15) - duration 1:14
03-Sep, start time: 19:00, end time: 20:14 - Attendance: 1,779
Dominican Republic domininates Argentina
Dominican Republic took the second victory of the 2002 Women's World Championship. After winning against Kenya earlier in the event, the team of head coach Jorge Perez Vento defeated Argentina in the Pool C clash here in Dresden on Tuesday.
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