Peru lost 1-3 to Dominican Republic in the U-18 Women’s Volleyball World Championship

The Peruvian National Volleyball Team suffered its second defeat in Group B of the U18 Women’s Volleyball World Championship after losing 1-3 to the Dominican Republic. The national team started the match imposing their conditions; however, they could not keep up the pace and lost 25-18, 22-25, 21-25 and 23-25.

The team coached by Gina Torrealva stumbled again in the World Cup that is being held in Mexico and complicated their chances of reaching the next round. This morning, Peru started the actions with some mistakes. So much so that the Dominicans managed to get a good difference of points (6-2).

However, the national team managed to equalize the score and then ended up taking the set 25-18. Later, Peru started the second set in the best way, unfortunately, some unforced errors made the Dominican Republic take the set by 25-22.

Finally, the Caribbean girls won the following sets by 25-21 and 25-23, respectively. Now, the Peruvian Volleyball Team will have to face Italy on Friday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. (16:00 GMT) in Durango.


The Peruvian Volleyball National Team will face Dominican Republic on Wednesday, September 22 in a match corresponding to the third day of Group B of the U18 Women’s Volleyball World Championship. The game will take place in Durango (Mexico) from 11:00 Peruvian time (16:00 GMT).

The team coached by Gina Torrealva will be looking to get back to winning ways in order to increase their chances of qualifying to the next round. It is important to remember that Peru made its debut in the World Cup with an important victory (3-1) over Egypt with scores of 20-25, 25-22, 25-20 and 25-22.

However, the Peruvians were unable to defeat Turkey in their second match and lost by 0-3 (13-25, 21-25 and 10-25). On the other hand, the Dominican Republic could not in their opening match and were defeated by the Turks (15-25, 21-28 and 18-25), who have become one of the candidates to win the title.

For Wednesday’s match, Torrealva will be able to count on the following players: Camila Chacón Gálvez, Fabiana Távara Arrascue, Elizabeth Bolívar Gonzáles, Saskya Silvano Ramírez, Keira Zelada Espinoza, Alondra Alarcón Romero, María Fernanda Cisneros Salas, Amanda Legario Gómez, María Fernanda Denegri Salinas, Angela Niquen Rojas, Eliane Silberman Behar and Miyuki Guibo Amaya.

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