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Turkey loses to South Korea in Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball quarterfinals

South Korea wins 3-2, will face winner of Brazil-Russian Olympic Committee game in semifinals

Büşra Nur Çakmak   | 04.08.2021
Turkey loses to South Korea in Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball quarterfinals TOKYO, JAPAN - AUGUST 04: Players of Turkey celebrate after a score in the women's quarter-final volleyball match between South Korea and Turkey during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan on August 04, 2021. ( Ali Atmaca - Anadolu Agency )

ANKARA

The Turkish women's national volleyball team lost to South Korea on Wednesday in the Tokyo Olympics women's volleyball quarterfinals.

South Korea won the nail-biting clash with sets of 17-25, 25-17, 28-26, 18-25, 15-13 as the match at Ariake Arena lasted for two hours and 17 minutes.

They will face the winner of the Brazil-Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) game in the semifinals.

Turkey played in the quarterfinals for the first time in Olympics history.

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