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Women s Olympic Games 2004 - Press Conference

Press conference

Dominican Republic beat U.S.A. 3-2 (26-24, 22-25, 27-25, 23-25, 19-17) - duration 2:24
18-Aug, start time: 9:00, end time: 11:24 - Attendance: 750
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Tayyiba HANEEF (USA) - wing spiker

"Today, the Dominican Republic played a good and hard game. We have to have better execution. They are a small team and it's great for them to win."

Kenia MORETA PEREZ (DOM) - middle blocker

"We won because we fought for every point, regardless of the score. I am satisfied for two reasons. On the one hand, it is our first win in our Olympic Games' history, and on the other hand, because we beat one of the best teams in this tournament. "

Toshiaki YOSHIDA (USA) - head coach

"We could not stop their attacks and we lost our rhythm. We have to get our rhythm back for the rest of the matches. "

Jorge Ignacio GARBEY CASTILLO (DOM) - head coach

"It was a great win against one of the best teams. Now, in the second round, anything is possible. We needed this victory to boost our confidence. The US played a great game."

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