China's Shandong defeated Kazakhstan in straight sets on the first day of the 10th international women's volleyball tournament (VTV Eximbank Cup 2013) in Vietnam's northern Ninh Binh province on Saturday.
China's Shandong players outperformed Kazak players and easily won the match 25-21, 25-17 and 25-20.
On the first day of the tournament, China's Jiangsu beat the host Vietnam 3-2 while Thailand defeat Australia 3-1.
The VTV Eximbank Cup 2013 is held from July 13 to 20 in Ninh Binh with the participation of six teams from Australia, China, Kazakhstan,
The 10th annual international women's volleyball tournament - the VTV Eximbank Cup 2013 - will take place in Vietnam's northern Ninh Binh province July 13-20.
The tournament will see the participation of six teams from Australia, China's Shandong and Jiangsu, Kazakhstan, Thailand and Vietnam, competing in round robin format, and four best teams will enter the semi-finals, reports Xinhua.
The winner of the tournament will win prize of $10,000, while the runner-up will receive $7,000 and the third placed $5,000. Last year, Japan defeated North Korea 3-1 in the final to win the