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Women's World Cup 2003 - Match descriptive Info

Match Descriptive

Poland beat Korea 3-0 (25-19, 27-25, 25-21) - duration 1:18
14-Nov, start time: 12:35, end time: 13:53 - Attendance: 580

In what proved to be a great match for the Polish star, Glinka increased her lead in scoring to 188 points and proved to be too powerful, spiking continuously over the Korean blockade in the first two sets.
Poland took an 8-3 lead in the first relying on aces by Katarzyba Skowronska and Magadalena Sliwa, and elevated to 11-5 with a block by Agata Mroz and a spike by Glinka. Korea reacted behind the attack of Park Mee-Kyung and a block by Jun Dae-Young cutting the lead to 13-11. But spike by Glinka and ace by Skowronska gave new life to Poland who won the set with Glinka scoring five of the last seven points and finishing with 8 spikes and one ace. In the second, after a tie at 6-6, Chang So-Young provided a block and a spike for a two point lead for Korea and they led by 5 (14-9) when Glinka scored three consecutive points and Skowronska chipped one killing and Sliwa one ace for the tie at 14. After being equaled ad 17, Choi Kwang-Hee had next five Korean points for a 22-19 margin only to see it disappear by killings from Kamila Fratczac and Glinka and one ace by Mroz. Korea had the set point (24-22) with spike and block by Lim Yu-Jin, but let it escape and the score tied at 24 with Glinka and Skowronska attacks. At 25-all, Skowronska and Niemczyk put it away from Korea. In the third Korea took the lead 8-4 but rapidly the Poland responded. After a tie at 13, the Polish attack recharged batteries with Fratczak and Mroz providing most of the power. Fratczak had 14 points and Skowronska 10. For Korea Lim had 12, Choi 11 and Chang 10.