Olaya leads Colombian attack in victory over Slovenia


Ana Karina Olaya of Colimbia spikes against Slovenians Manja Jerala and Eva Zatkovic.

Santa Fe, Argentina, August 26, 2017 - Ana Karina Olaya scored 20 points in the victory of Colombia over Slovenia in Pool K match of classification for Places 13 to 16 at the National Technological University Stadium.

Colombia defeated Slovenia 3-2 (22-25, 25-16, 18-25, 25-16, 15-10)led by Olaya’s performance. Along with her, Emelys Martinez registered 15 points, Manuela Ibarguen scored 14 and Darlevis Mosquera 11, with 3 aces.

On the Slovenian side, Eva Zatkovic scored 18 points while Nika Cigale closed with 14, with 4 aces. Zana Zdovc Sporer added 11, including 3 aces, and Manja Jerala, with 10 units. Slovenia finished 13-8 in services, but Colombia capitalized 34 points by errors of the Europeans.

The South American team coached by Brazilian Antonio Rizola Neto gave up only 20.


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