Ningbo, China, 21st August 2007 - Arriving at Beilun, Ningbo on the afternoon of August 20th, the Chinese Women’s Volleyball Team led by the coach, Zhonghe Chen comes back home for the final round of FIVB World Grand Prix 2007 presented by Arawana from August 22 to 26. The other teams include Brazil, Italy, Russia, Holland and Poland.
After a short journey from Shaoshan International Airport, the Chinese Women’s Volleyball Team arrived at Laobanniang Hotel of Beilun at 17:38. The coach, Mr. Zhonghe Chen, carrying his usual smiles, received a warm welcome with flowers from the hotel staffs. The team members, Suhong Zhou, Xu Han, Yanan Liu, Qiuyue Wei, Yunli Xu also presented at the time of arrival. The Chinese team came to Beilun via Hangzhou after the matches of Macau leg. The team started training at the home court after taking a short rest.
Being the home team, the Chinese team, though ranking the 8th, still gets the access to the final round by edging out Cuba, who ranked the 6th in the legs. With the single round-robin system, the Chinese girls will fight against the other 5 teams one by one in the final round.
The Italian and Polish team arrived at Beilun at 16:00 and 16:30 respectively and the Neitherland, Brazil and Russia Teams arrived at 20:00 together on the same day. They were warmly welcomed by the organization committee. The pre-match news conference will be held on the afternoon of August 21. With the arrival of all the six teams, the final round of 2007 WGP is on the verge of breaking out.