Olympic MVP Zhu leads Turkish volleyball club Vakifbank to opening victory

Vakifbank’s Zhu Ting (2nd L) celebrates with teammates during the Turkish Women Volleyball League match between Vakifbank and Seramiksan in Manisa, Turkey, Oct 30, 2016. Vakifbank won 3-0. [Photo/Xinhua]

MANISA, Turkey – Rio Olympic MVP for team China Zhu Ting’s Vakifbank volleyball team won its first match at Turkish Women Volleyball League – Vestel Venus Sultans League against Seramiksan 3-0 in Turkey’s western city of Manisa on Sunday.

Vakifbank defeated their opponents without any struggle, taking the match 25-21, 25-17, 25-13 in 72 minutes.

China’s world famous spiker Zhu Ting had 11 points, and her Serbian teammate Milan Rasic scored 12 points at the top of the match.

“Home fans gave us a little bit of pressure,” Zhu told Xinhua. “I felt the passion of Turkish league and noticed the way home fans cheer up their team.”

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