Colombia look to extend head-to-head record with Kazakhstan


Lausanne, Switzerland, July 22, 2017 - Kazakhstan and Colombia meet for the fifth time in FIVB World Grand Prix history Sunday in Suwon, with the South Americans leading the series 3-1. Kazakhstan's only win was last year in five sets. Colombia ended a three-match winning streak Saturday when the fell to Korea. Kazakhstan are still on one win this season.

• Kazakhstan and Colombia have met four times at the World Grand Prix.
• In 2016, these teams met twice with both teams winning one apiece. Kazakhstan won 3-2, Colombia 3-1.
• Colombia won both other encounters, in 2015 and most recently in 2017. In 2015 this match ended in straight sets, in 2017 it resulted in 3-1.

• Kazakhstan have won one and lost seven matches in the World Grand Prix thus far this season.
• Kazakhstan won three or more matches in each of their last three World Grand Prix campaigns: three in Group 3 in 2014 and 2015, five in Group 3 in 2016.
• In their straight set defeat against Poland on Saturday, Katerina Tatko and Radmila Beresneva led the team in scoring with seven points each.

• Colombia have won three and lost five matches in the 2017 World Grand Prix.
• They lost their opening two matches, rebounded with three straight wins, before losing the last three.
• Colombia won four matches in Group 3 in 2016. In their debut season 2015 they had six victories in Group 3.
• Dayana Segovia reached double figures in scoring against Poland and Korea this week, scoring 12 against both opponents and leading her team on both occasions.


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