The Canadian ladies’s volleyball group remained winless on the 2021 Nations League after falling 3-0 (26-24, 25-15, 25-10) to the second-seed United States on Wednesday.
Canada, which sat fifteenth within the preliminary-round standings after the loss to the U.S., opened with a 3-1 loss to Brazil on Tuesday.
The People outblocked Canada 10-2 on Wednesday. Kiera Van Ryk of Surrey, B.C., led Canada with 13 assault factors.
The annual worldwide males’s and girls’s competitors that includes the world’s high 16 groups in every gender was cancelled in 2020 due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
The Canadian males’s and girls’s squads will every play a 15-match preliminary spherical till June 23 within the Adriatic Sea resort city of Rimini, Italy.
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The highest 4 nations advance to the semifinals and finals.
The world governing physique of volleyball, FIVB, says the competitors will function with COVID-19 countermeasures to “scale back the danger of virus transmission, together with frequent testing, strict well being and hygiene measures and an array of risk-mitigation protocols.”
The Canadian males, ranked No. 10 on the earth, have certified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics beginning July 23. Nations League is essential preparation for them after a yr of no matches as a group.
The Canadian males open with three matches in three days beginning Friday towards No. 3 United States, No. 5 Argentina and No. 1 Brazil.