China beat Japan 3-1 to win fourth World Cup title


World Cup MVP Zhu Ting of China spikes!

Nagoya, Japan, September 6, 2005 – Jenny Lang Ping led China secure their fourth World Cup title and a berth in the Rio Olympic Games here on Sunday with a 3-0 rout of arch-rivals Japan in their last match and a 10-1 win-loss record at the 2015 FIVB Women’s World Cup with a 10-1 win-loss record.

Going down tamely in the first set, the Japanese women fought back strongly in the second as they staged a 6-0 run on back of quality services from Yurie Nabeya to overtake the lead at 22-18. China managed to pull within 24-22, but a net violation costed them the set. 

In the third set, Japan fought to a 20-all tie, only to find China run off five of the next six points to make it two sets to one. It was tied at 19-all in the fourth set before China made a 4-1 run for a 23-20 cushion and Zhu Ting notched the match winner for China with a smash.

Zhu Ting led the Chinese team with 27 points and Zhang Changning and Yan Ni added 13 and 10 points respectively. Sarina Koga was the top scorer with 20 points and Miyu Nagaoka added 19. China outblocked Japan 11-3.

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