Thursday, 7 July 2016

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          In step with Gavin Day of CBC Sports on Sunday, Canada has qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in men's volleyball. Canada qualified due to the fact they defeated China three sets to 2 and Poland beat Australia three units to none on the final threat Olympic qualifying match in Tokyo, Japan.
With the win, Canada stepped forward to a document of 4 wins and 3 losses within the 8 group spherical robin tournament. That document became proper sufficient for fourth region. The pinnacle 3 teams have been assured to compete on the 2016 Olympic Video games in Rio de Janeiro.

But a fourth team from the match also got an Olympic berth if a team from Asia completed inside the top 3. A fourth Olympic spot turned into made available whilst Iran certified in advance inside the week.
Canada beat China in five sets by a score of 25-sixteen, 20-25, 24-26, 25-20, 15-nine. John Gordon Perrin of Creston, British Columbia led Canada with 27 points. Gavin Schmitt of Grande Prairie, Alberta had 23 factors. Graham Vigrass of Calgary, Alberta had eleven points. Justin Duff of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Steven Marshall of Abbotsford, British Columbia had 10 factors each.
However even though Canada beat China in 5 sets, on the time they nevertheless had no longer certified for the 2016 Olympic Video games in Rio de Janeiro. They needed assist from Poland, which they obtained, when they blanked Australia 25-21, 25-15, 27-25. This is the primary time that Canada has qualified for the Olympic Video games in men's volleyball for the reason that 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.