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Two NNU student-players helped China Women’s Volleyball secure Olympic slot

On August 4th, 2019 China women’s volleyball team secured their ticket to Tokyo 2020, following their 3-0 triumph over Turkey in the FIVB Volleyball Olympic Qualification Pool B held in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. Prior to the match, China had two straight wins in the four-team round-robin pool, beating the Czech Republic and Germany. 

During the whole process, the two Nanjing Normal University students, Changning Zhang and Xiangyu Gong, gave excellent performances and made great contributions to the team’s victory. They are both undergraduate students in the School of Sports Science and Physical Education at NNU and are now in service as players for the China women’s volleyball team.