The South Korean women’s volleyball team suffered their sixth consecutive defeat at the Paris 2024 Olympic Qualifiers with a loss to Thailand.
Led by head coach Cesar Hernandez (Spain), South Korea fell to Thailand 0-3 (14-25 16-25 16-25) in straight sets in the sixth match of the Paris Olympic Qualification Group C on Wednesday (Sept. 23) in Łódź, Poland.
South Korea, who were eliminated from the tournament earlier in the day, dropped six games against Thailand following a 2-3 loss to Colombia the previous day (Feb. 22).
South Korea finished last of the eight teams with 2 points.
Korea’s offense was lackluster, with no players scoring in double digits on the night. Park Jung-ah (Pepper Savings Bank) had a team-high eight points and Kang So-hwi (GS Caltex) had seven.
Thailand was led by their signature outside hitter, Atcharaphorn Kongyot, with 19 points.
The Thai national team trio, which will join the V-League in the upcoming 2023-24 season as the Asian quarterfinals, also had strong performances. Setter 먹튀검증 Ponpun Gedpard (IBK) led the way with eight points, followed by Thanacha Suksot (Korea Expressway Corporation) and Wipai Sittong (Hyundai E&C) with three points,
South Korea, which is undefeated in Olympic qualifying, will play its final match against Slovenia (1-5) on Thursday before heading to Hangzhou, China, for the Hangzhou Asian Games on Friday.