2020 Olympic Games - Tokyo (Female)

  • Italy never passing QF? Check

    China never defending? Check

    USA never winning gold? We'll see.. ..


    Btw, I have just noticed China had the chance to overcome Cuba and tied URSS like the team with more gold medals

    Currently, URSS has 4, Cuba 3 and China 3 too. Brazil is just one step to be part of this selected club.

  • Btw, I have just noticed China had the chance to overcome Cuba and tied URSS like the team with more gold medals

    Currently, URSS has 4, Cuba 3 and China 3 too. Brazil is just one step to be part of this selected club.

    😢 And a lot of teams are playing badly this tournament... This was our chance and we threw it away.

  • yes ofc I agree that this Russian system isn't the best in 2021 but I don't think comparing man and woman is good here. and she doesn't have many options to give important balls tbh. Like in the match against China she set probably 8 match balls in a row to Voronkova and she finally scored but if not Voronkova then Goncha is the second best option to set during important moments. You don't always get to set your middles because the reception in Russia team isn't that good and Arina is too inexperienced and likely to make mistakes in such moments.


    Anyway, we can have dieffrent opinions on players but I still think that this performance of Russia was their best in last years and I am sure all players really care and wanted to win a medal.

  • From Athens to Tokyo - what a legend.


    Who are the legitimate candidates who competed in Beijing 2008 (or London 2012) that will be in Paris 2024?

    Fabiana?:lol: In her case Athens 2004 too

    From London

    Larson probably could if she wanted to.

    Eve/Brenda may (if they qualify) . De Gennaro, C Bosetti. Maybe Startseva/Natalia?. I beg Eda does.


    Maja seems like the only Beijing one that could

  • 😢 And a lot of teams are playing badly this tournament... This was our chance and we threw it away.

    agreed... unfortunately China made themselves a part of that "lot" of teams 😢

    there were some redeeming matches, and few teams (Brazil, Serbia) which are still playing well/consistently, but otherwise this tournament isn't one to look back on & rewatch once it's done and over with

  • From London

    Larson probably could if she wanted to.

    Eve/Brenda may (if they qualify) . De Gennaro, C Bosetti. Maybe Startseva/Natalia?. I beg Eda does.


    Maja seems like the only Beijing one that could

    Vargas :teach:

  • Well, Carol Gattaz was on the 14-player roster for Athens 2004. She was cut during the Grand Prix. Of course this is her first Oympics, but she could've been there since 2004.

  • Who are the legitimate candidates who competed in Beijing 2008 (or London 2012) that will be in Paris 2024?

    Fabiana?:lol: In her case Athens 2004 too

    If at 39 she plays like Gattaz at 40 and is willing to return to the NT, I honestly don't see why not.

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