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World Grand Prix 2005 - Press Conference

Press conference

Italy beat China 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-22) - duration 1:13
14-Jul, start time: 12:35, end time: 13:48 - Attendance: 4'050
City: Sendai; Hall : Sendai City Gymnasium
MARCO BONITTA (ITALY HEAD COACH): "It's a very satisfying feeling to beat China two matches in a row. I don't think China was stable mentally in the first set, but they picked up their game in the second set.
In the third they played like they can."

ELEONORA LO BIANCO (ITALY NO. 14): "Although we had beaten China on Sunday, I tried to forget about that and start afresh. I think that worked today and we were able to play a really good game."


CHEN ZHONGHE (CHINA HEAD COACH): "Italy was the better team and played very well. I think my players were a little confused in the first set and could not understand our own strategy."

ZHANG PING (CHINA No. 18): "I was very nervous and felt a lot of pressure. I think I was in too much of a rush with my own game."