Colombia outduels Dominican Republic in semifinals

VALLEDUPAR, Colombia, June 28, 2022 – Colombia outdueled Dominican Republic advancing to the gold medal match of the men’s volleyball tournament of the Juegos Bolivarianos.

The Colombians who had not lost one single set in their previous matches edged the resilient Dominicans 3-1 (25-20, 22-25, 25-18, 26-24) before a full house at Julio Monsalvo Castilla Municipal Coliseum.

Now the Colombians will play Chile for the gold medal. The Chileans edged Peru 3-2 (25-21, 23-25, 23-25, 25-13, 16-14).

The bronze medal will be decided in a contest between Peru and the Dominican Republic this Tuesday.

In the match for fifth place, Venezuela came out winners over Bolivia in a five-set duel 3-2 (31-33, 25-18, 24-26, 25-22, 15-11).