The Brazilian women’s volleyball team is guaranteed to participate in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. In a decisive game against Japan this Sunday (24), Brazil played a very strong collective game to win by 3 sets to 2 and guarantee a place in the Olympics. The partials were 25/21, 22/25, 27/25, 15/25 and 15/10. The duel took place at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium, in Tokyo, in the seventh round of the Pre-Olympic.
Brazil closes the Pre-Olympic with six wins and one defeat, against Turkey, which secured the first of the two places in the bracket, with 21 points. With 16, Brazil surpes Japan and takes the other spot.
“The feeling that we did what we committed to do. It was a year of a lot of struggle. We knew the difficulties against Turkey, but today’s game beat anyone. We need to be very well mentally, I’m very happy for our posture and proud of this team”, said setter Roberta after the match, in an interview with Sportv.
“I’m very proud of this team. We didn’t give up on the game at any point, we all kept believing even in the most difficult moments. It’s this determination that we need to take to Paris. The Pre-Olympic was a lot of overcoming, we knew that this group had a lot potential. We have to perform better next year than we did this year. We got emotional at the end of the game because of Walewskaso our tribute is for everything she represented for us and will always represent”, said striker Gabi, also speaking to Sportv.
Undefeated in the same group as Brazil and Japan, Turkey was the first to win a place in the Olympics, with just three sets lost in seven matches. This Sunday, the place was confirmed with a 3-0 victory over Belgium. Also qualifying for the Olympics, in another key, the Dominican Republic beat the Netherlands 3-2 and secured a place at the Paris Olympic Games.