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Bartek

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Sunday, December 11th 2016, 9:07pm

Women's World Grand Champions Cup 2017

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Gold Medals - 14

Silver Medals - 12

Bronze Medals - 9


Overall: 35


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Sunday, December 11th 2016, 10:09pm

it is not fair that South Korea got the Wild Card. It should be Serbia ranked in 3rd.

And with China hosting the GP Finals, I bet Lang Ping will send a B team to Japan.

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Monday, December 12th 2016, 5:23am

it is not fair that South Korea got the Wild Card. It should be Serbia ranked in 3rd.

And with China hosting the GP Finals, I bet Lang Ping will send a B team to Japan.
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2017 Chinese National Games (Volleyball, U21): Aug.28 - Sep.7 (8 teams)
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MB - Zhang Zhe-jia, Chen Long-hai, Geng Xin
L - Ren Qi

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Friday, December 16th 2016, 4:36pm

I dont get it....Korea drop every opportunity they have to play the World Grand Prix, but they are still being given wild cards to other major competitions???? ?(
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Saturday, December 17th 2016, 8:04pm

This wild card should be given to Serbia :down: :down:

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Saturday, December 17th 2016, 9:14pm

Japan always selects teams that they have higher chances of beating, usually South Korea or some team from the Americas. So far all the wildcards finished fifth or sixth and South Korea is receiving its 5th wildcard. Don't expect European teams to get selected.

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Thursday, April 20th 2017, 9:38am

The FIVB official website launched.

Women's Grand Champions Cup 2017
http://grandchampionscup.2017.women.fivb.com/en



Wonder who's this Japanese cutie, seems an official, not a player.


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For the sake of the tournament's title name "GRAND Champions Cup", the Serbian team should be here instead of the Korean one :cup:

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This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "samsara" (Apr 20th 2017, 9:48am)


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Thursday, April 20th 2017, 12:38pm

@ samsara

She's Sachiko Sugiyama, former Japanese NT MB and 2 times Olympian(2004,2008).
She looks younger but 37 years old now :teach:

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Thursday, April 20th 2017, 3:54pm

Sugiyama still looks so great, pity that she couldn't play in NT any longer :( I didn't have any difficulties recognising her :D :mirror:
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Thursday, April 20th 2017, 4:45pm

Guys, South Korea got any edition the wild card for this tournament from 1997 to 2009. That's all.
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Sunday, May 21st 2017, 5:40am

wasn't sugiyama a MB? and she is 187 cm tall, the tallest Japanese player ever?

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Sunday, May 21st 2017, 5:44am

ok, wikipedia says she was just 184 cm, similar to saori.

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Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 2:10pm

@ samsara

She's Sachiko Sugiyama, former Japanese NT MB and 2 times Olympian(2004,2008).
She looks younger but 37 years old now :teach:

@Ryu Takamiya, thank you for informing her name :-)


Another "grand or world" FIVB tournament means another great entertainment, tho I have lowered down my expectation for the "grandness" having read all the posts here :-) I just hope all participants will be able to send quality, at least decent, line-ups there.

FIVB really loves those "high attributes", casual readers will hardly digest the significance of each :cheesy:

- World Championships
- World Cup
- World Grand Champions Cup
- World Grand Prix

I just guess that it's the correct order of significance (between the WGCC vs WGP)... ha ha ha

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Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 3:08pm

@ samsara

She's Sachiko Sugiyama, former Japanese NT MB and 2 times Olympian(2004,2008).
She looks younger but 37 years old now :teach:

@Ryu Takamiya, thank you for informing her name :-)


Another "grand or world" FIVB tournament means another great entertainment, tho I have lowered down my expectation for the "grandness" having read all the posts here :-) I just hope all participants will be able to send quality, at least decent, line-ups there.

FIVB really loves those "high attributes", casual readers will hardly digest the significance of each :cheesy:

- World Championships
- World Cup
- World Grand Champions Cup
- World Grand Prix

I just guess that it's the correct order of significance (between the WGCC vs WGP)... ha ha ha
Are these the tournaments for this year? Which ones will the A teams participate in?

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Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 3:59pm

Are these the tournaments for this year? Which ones will the A teams participate in?
No. World Championships are in 2018 and World Cup is in 2019. This is the one year in the Olympic cycle without a major world competition.

This year we will have World Championships qualifying which most teams will send their A team for. World Grand Prix is for A teams but most coaches will give a chance to the younger players as well. World Grand Champions Cup will also have some A team players I guess but it is not really a major competition so some players will probably skip it.

Also we will have continental competitions. A teams will certainly play at the European Championships.

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