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Suwon, Korea, July 23, 2017 – Dayana Segovia was on fire in offence as Colombia shut out Kazakhstan in their last FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 match. To close Pool H2 action in Korea, the South American side cruised to a speedy 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-20) victory over the Asian opponents.

Segovia contributed 19 points to bringing the head-to-head World Grand Prix record between these two countries to 4-1 in favour of Colombia. On Kazakhstan’s side, Katerina Tatko was the best scorer with 14 points.

Antonio Rizola Neto, coach of Colombia: “Kazakhstan’s coach did a very good job leading his team. We played against them last week and we had a chance to study their tactics. We learned all of their tactics. It was our goal to win at least one game, and I am glad that we finished the competition with 4 wins.”

Maria Alejandra Marin, captain of Colombia: “We are happy for today’s victory. Kazakhstan had many different tactics in attack. We focused hard and showed all that we prepared. Our team is composed of very young players and I hope this works as an opportunity for them to gain more experience.”


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