Americans and Dominicans start U19 Worlds on the right foot

August 1, 2023.- United States and Dominican Republic triumphed over Korea and Puerto Rico on the opening day of the 2023 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U19 World Championship in Croatia and Hungary.

The two national teams were among the 12 sides that triumphed on the first day of competition, which featured six matches in Osijek, Croatia, and another six in Szeged, Hungary.

The tournament is streamed live on the Volleyball World YouTube channel.

Based in Osijek, Pool D had some of the toughest matches of the day, with the United States defeating Korea 3-2 (25-21, 19-25, 25-21, 23-25, 15-10), Japan dominating Serbia to a 3-2 (25-23, 20-25, 25-20, 20-25, 15-12) win and Poland overcoming Mexico 3-1 (25-11, 25-19, 20-25, 27-25).

Also in Osijek Dominican Republic overcame Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-13, 25-22) in Pool B.

In Szeged, Hungary Brazil downed Canada 3-0 (25-23, 25-11, 25-16) in Pool C.

2023 FIVB Volleyball Girls’ U19 World Championship: Match Schedule and Results

The tournament continues on Wednesday, with USA vs Japan and Puerto Rico vs Türkiye, Mexico vs Serbia and Dominican Republic vs Germany in Osiejek . Canada will face Italy in Szeged.