Santa Fe, Argentina, August 25, 2017 - Korea stopped a Serbian reaction in the fourth set in the last match of Pool H in the classification rounds for places 9 to 16 on Friday night at the National Technological University Stadium.
The Korean team coached by Wanki Cho defeated the European squad by scores of 25-17, 23-25, 25-14 and 25-23
Hyemin Park and Yesol Lee closed with 17 points apiece for the Asian team while Jiyun Jeong scored 11 and Juah Lee tallied 10. Barbara Batinic and Jovana Mirosavlevic (with 6 aces) topped for Serbia with 11 points each.
Serbia tied the fourth set 22-22 when it looked like there would be a chance for a tiebreak chance. However, Cho’s pupils maintained patience and concentration to solve the match and edge their rivals.
Services and blocks were tight between both teams. Serbia gave up 28 points while Korea 24.