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World Olympic Qualification Tournament - Press Info

Day 3 / 23 May

Poland beat Kazakhstan 3-0 (25-15, 25-13, 25-22) - duration 1:13
23-May, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:13 - Attendance: 200
Poland Claim Olympic Qualifying Spot
Poland secured a place at the 2004 Athens Olympics on Sunday with a comprehensive 3-0 defeat of Kazakhstan in their third and final match of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Porto.
The 25-15, 25-13, 25-22 victory left Poland with an unbeaten record in the event and followed their thrilling five-set defeat of hosts Portugal on Saturday. The Poles also beat Venezuela 3-0 in their opening tie on Friday.

Venezuela beat Portugal 3-0 (26-24, 27-25, 25-21) - duration 1:22
23-May, start time: 16:00, end time: 17:22 - Attendance: 2.000
Venezuela Finish on A High
Pan American champions Venezuela brought the curtain down on the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Porto with a hard-fought, straight-sets victory over hosts Portugal on Sunday.
Portugal were unable to bounce back from their disappointment at losing to Poland on Saturday - a defeat that effectively put paid to their Olympic qualifying chances - and Juan Diaz's team had to settle for third place in the Porto standings.
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