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Spain wins Kirishi Cup

A strong week for Spain women's national team led to winning the Kirishi Cup on Sunday. With beating China 11-17, the Spaniards finished in first place right before Team USA who took a narrow 7-8 win over home team Russia on day 5. The Netherlands closed out the tournament with a win over reigning World champs Greece 10-9 in the first game of the morning to finish in third place.






Kirishi Cup, Russia

Day 5 results

The Netherlands vs. Greece 10-9 (3-2, 2-2, 4-2, 1-3)
China vs. Spain 11-17 (5-6, 2-2, 3-4, 1-5)
Russia vs. USA 7-8 (1-1, 2-1, 1-4, 3-2)

Final standings:

1. Spain 5 - 12 pts
2. USA 5 - 12
3. The Netherlands 5 - 9
4. Russia 5 - 7
5. Greece 5 - 3
6. China 5 - 1

Photo: Henk Swinkels

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