KSL OLYMPICS

Short-Handed US Advances To Women’s Volleyball Semifinals

Aug 4, 2021, 12:24 PM
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Team United States celebrates after defeating Team Dominican Republic during the Women's Quarterfinals volleyball on day twelve of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena on August 04, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)
(Photo by Toru Hanai/Getty Images)

TOKYO (AP) — The United States women’s volleyball team is back in the semifinals after a win over the Dominican Republic.

The short-handed Americans overcame the absence of two starters to win 25-11, 25-20, 25-19.

The U.S. will play Serbia on Friday for a spot in the gold medal game in a rematch of a semifinal the Americans lost five years ago in Rio de Janeiro.

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