Monday, September 27, 2010

Dominican Republic Won Gold in Volley Ball

"The sextet of women's volleyball in the Dominican Republic won the gold medal women's volleyball championship Final Four, after a long battle in five sets to defeat Peru 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12).

Peru was a very explosive game in the first set, but the Dominicans tied the game after increasing attack and resistance, while the third both teams staged a very close battle.

Peruvian women rallied in the fourth and forced the match to a fifth. Diana Soto finished with 19 points, while Jessenia Uceda scored 16 for the Peruvian team. On the Dominican side, Dahiana Burgos finished with 17 points and Lisvel Eve Mejia with 14.

"It was a very intense and this is what it is in sports, someone wins and someone loses. I can only say that tonight was a worthy champion, "said the captain of Peru, Layla Chihuan. "Very Hot play a match from start to finish and the victory was for that team to be more patient," said Karla Echenique, captain of the Dominican squad.

Peru assistant coach Edwin Jimenez said: "We ended up with a special feeling, fought point by point, trying to set up a last chance."

For Dominican women's volleyball this year has been marked by great results. "It is wonderful to bring another title to the Dominican Republic and is a matter of pride for us, because we played a very tough match where we were nervous, but we had a great preparation that ultimately helped us," said Marcos Kwiek.

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