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


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.