Tokyo Olympics Women's Volleyball: Rampant Brazil warms up for quarterfinal in style

Brazil beat Kenya 25-10, 25-16, 25-8 as it secured its fifth win in as many matches and set up a quarterfinal clash against the Russian Olympic Committee on Wednesday.

Team Brazil poses for a group photo at the end of its women's Pool A match against Kenya at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics on Monday.   -  AP

Brazil finished off its group stage campaign in women’s volleyball in style, with a 25-10, 25-16, 25-8 victory over Kenya at the Ariake Arena on Monday. It was its fifth win in as many matches.

Brazil thus topped Pool A with 14 points, two ahead of Serbia, the silver-medallist at Rio, which defeated South Korea 25-18, 25-17, 25-15 for its fourth win. The Koreans, however, still made it to the quarterfinals after securing the third place in the group. Dominican Republic also entered the last eight.

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From Pool B, the United States, Italy, Turkey and the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) reached the quarterfinals, which will be played on Wednesday.

The quarterfinal line-up: South Korea v Turkey, Dominican Republic v United States, Serbia v Italy, Brazil v Russian Olympic Committee.

The results: Volleyball (preliminary league):

Women: Pool A: Serbia bt South Korea 25-18, 25-17, 25-15; Dominican Republic bt Japan 25-10, 25-23, 19-25, 25-19; Brazil bt Kenya 25-10, 25-16, 25-8.

Pool B: Turkey bt ROC 21-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-25, 15-10;  United States bt Italy 21-25, 25-16, 25-27, 25-16, 15-12; China bt Argentina 25-15, 25-22, 25-19.

Beach Volleyball (Round of 16):

Men: Martins Plavins & Edgars Tocs (LAT)  bt Evandro Goncalves Oliveira Junior & Bruno Oscar Schmidt (BRA) 21-19, 21-18; Ilya Leshukov & Konstantin Semenov (RUS) bt Marco Grimalt & Esteban Grimalt (CHL) 21-16, 21-16; Paolo Nicolai & Daniele Lupo (ITA) bt Michal Bryl & Grzegorz Fijalek (POL) 22-20, 21-18; Viacheslav Krasilnikov & Oleg Stoyanovskiy (ROC) bt Pablo Herrera Allepuz & Adrian Gavira Collado (ESP) 22-20, 21-17;  Alison Cerutti & Alvaro Moraiso Filho (BRA)  bt Josue Gaston Gaxiola Leyva & Jose Luis Rubio Camargo (MEX) 21-14, 21-13; Julius Thole & Clemens Wickler (GER) bt Jacob Gibb & Tri Bourne (USA) 17-21, 21-15, 15-11.

Women: April Ross & Alix Klineman (USA) bt  Lidianny Echevarria Benitez & Leila Consuelo Martinez-Ortega (CUB) 21-17, 21-15;  Sarah Pavan & Melissa Humana-Paredes (CAN) bt Liliana Fernandez Steiner & Elsa Baquerizo McMillan (ESP) 21-13, 21-13.

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