21 Jun. 2000
Japan's Chikako Kumamae (8) hits the ball past China's blocks by Chen Jing (10) and Qiu Aihua in the eight-nation women's volleyball world Olympic qualification tournament in Tokyo June 21. China beat Japan 23-25, 31-29, 25-17, 25-20. China resulted 2-2 and Japan, 3-1 after four matches. Four of the eight teams will capture tickets for the Sydney Olympic Games.