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Friday, August 4th 2017, 5:38pm

Daalderop scored 21 out of 33. :rose: Wow amazing statistics.

Hope her phenomenal performance will not only be for tonight or for China.
Nika Daalderop is already sooooo good!

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "wild_awake_" (Aug 5th 2017, 5:57am)


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1,842

Friday, August 4th 2017, 6:10pm

The best thing about Zhu Ting is her ability to deliver at crucial momemts. The setters always give her ball when the team is in trouble, no matter if it's in China NT or Vakifbank.

1,843

Friday, August 4th 2017, 7:30pm

I think some of us here remarked that Xiaotong Liu seemed to have disappeared as the tournament went on (after a good showing at Montreux and the Prelims here). So sure, Zhu Ting gets to be the ultimate hero but she wouldn't have gotten the chance were it not for Xiaotong's block out attack followed by an ace serve ... and then two more serves that hit the net on their way over to get to 14-14.

Let's give Xiaotong some love :kiss:

1,844

Friday, August 4th 2017, 7:32pm

Any body playing or watching the match almost know at those critical moments, Zhu will be the only option of the Chinese setter. Blockers ready, back court defenders ready, but she is simply controlling the rhythm, jumping far higher than the blockers, powerful spikes that give no chance for diggers to react. Highly reliable, with such a player in the team, it is hard to believe that China would lose in any match.

1,845

Friday, August 4th 2017, 7:35pm

Well, of coz she needs a team around her, one cannot play alone. But I can say that if she is in any of the top 8 teams in the world, then that team will be the favourite of the champion.
The last time I saw that kind of saving match points with that clutch was during London Olympics Russia-Brazil quarterfinals match. Sheilla was practically on fire. :super:

But Zhu Ting Jesus. What a monster performance. It didn't matter if they were out of system. :super: And they said she is not a good player. She needs a team around her. :whistle:

I have to say Liu Xiaotong also did well during the serve. That was a great hold. I can only imagine the pressure on her. :drink:

1,846

Friday, August 4th 2017, 7:43pm

I'd also like to give a shout out to the guy who did the English commentary for the match. For me, he helped elevate the drama in the last minutes with his own emotional involvement. Well done.

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Friday, August 4th 2017, 7:54pm

I think some of us here remarked that Xiaotong Liu seemed to have disappeared as the tournament went on (after a good showing at Montreux and the Prelims here). So sure, Zhu Ting gets to be the ultimate hero but she wouldn't have gotten the chance were it not for Xiaotong's block out attack followed by an ace serve ... and then two more serves that hit the net on their way over to get to 14-14.

Let's give Xiaotong some love :kiss:


:thumbsup: :thumbup:

Also credits to libero Wang Mengjie and ofcourse respect to the Dutch team

"Zhu Ting arrives" :super:

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1,848

Friday, August 4th 2017, 8:09pm

Somebody should check Xiaotong for balls, man. That she fired off a jump serve ace at match point took balls. What a pro! :obey:

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Friday, August 4th 2017, 8:36pm

I haven't seen much of Daalderop because I don't watch the German league, but in this match at least she looks like an absolute star already. I will be interested to see how she develops


She was at medium good team Aachen last season (already a good player) but is now with our vice champion, DVV cup and supercup winner Stuttgart. So I am glad about her development...

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Friday, August 4th 2017, 8:54pm

De Kruijf a


DISASTER ....


:what: why specifically Robin??? Are you confusing her with Buijs??? :D

1,851

Friday, August 4th 2017, 9:48pm

Buijs, she is always like this. When you just need her the most, she is nowhere to be found. It is such a shame.

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Friday, August 4th 2017, 9:51pm

What a great match! Zhu was phenomenal at the end :super: :super:
Zhu is just incredible; She didn't play well at the beginning but can adjust herself and deliver the points at the very crucial moments :super: ... also just noticed you are in Scotland as well :drink:

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Friday, August 4th 2017, 9:56pm

Yes! Thought I was the only one, nice to see others here :wavy:

1,854

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 12:25am

who's the british commentator doing the fivb transmissions? finally someone who knows something about VB. remember all those horrible commentators during last WCup????

1,855

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 12:29am

lucia b. played today against SRB, i guess she wassn't seriously injured yesterday.

1,856

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 12:40am

what's up with the female cheerleaders? it's so sexist...

1,857

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 1:57am

And that is what China did! They fought and gave everything they had it, and to be honest I would not even blame them if they would have taken Zhu, Yuan, Xia out after the 3rd set. I`m wondering if they will be recovered and ready for the semis tomorrow. But that is what a Olympic Champion Team does. So proud of this Chinese Team.



In addition, part of the reason why I really want China to beat Netherlands tomorrow (resting some of the players or not) is that Brazil beat Dominican Republic in 2014 WCH which helped (though not necessarily intentionally) China advance into the semi-final. Time to pay back if you can.

1,858

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 2:01am

Liu Xiaotong`s serves were crucial for the win. Zhu doing she does.....

And what a performance by Daalderop :heart: .


I can`t wait for the semis. I wanted Brazil in the semis because they will be a really good test for Serbia, especially because Brazil did not play yesterday and will be fresh tomorrow, but if Brazil wins OMGGG will S#$@$# myself in the head. But I trust and believe in the Serbian girls.

1,859

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 2:15am

also at the end of the match, jamie morrison had to have his players ask for a TO before he called it... doesn't really look good for him.

3 times, liu xiaotong's serve rolled over the net. she was playing it really close, but it did destroy NED's concentration.

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Saturday, August 5th 2017, 2:16am

who's the british commentator doing the fivb transmissions? finally someone who knows something about VB. remember all those horrible commentators during last WCup????
Oh yes, I was going to write this earlier, finally someone who knows what he's talking about. I can't watch London 2012 matches because of the idiotic commentary, and the ones from the Rio OQT are even worse.

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