Breaking News
More () »

US women's volleyball team shocks China in straight sets

Jordan Thompson racked up a whopping 34 points and led Team USA to victory over number one ranked China.

TOKYO, Japan — Two of the world’s most elite women's volleyball teams faced off on Tuesday in the Tokyo Olympics, and the United States pulled off a stunning win over China in straight sets.

Jordan Thompson racked up a whopping 34 points. It was the most score of any athlete, male or female, in a match at the 2020 Olympics so far.

The win helped Team USA improve to 2-0. Meanwhile, China has fallen to 0-2.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for the latest updates from the Tokyo Olympics.

RELATED: How many medals have been awarded to Arizona Olympic athletes so far?


The Tokyo Olympics are here! Watch some of our YouTube content featuring athletes and stories with unique Arizona connections. Subscribe for updates.