BEIJING, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's national women's volleyball team has revealed its roster for the upcoming Volleyball World Championships, with Zhu Ting and Zhang Changning absent from the squad due to injury.
China is in Group D with Brazil, Japan, Colombia, Argentina and the Czech Republic.
Head coach Cai Bin said his side is aiming for a better result at the World Championships, after China ranked only sixth in the 2022 Volleyball Nations League.
However, Cai will be without experienced spikers Zhu Ting and Zhang Changning, who are both recovering after surgery.
China's women's volleyball roster is as follows:
Setters: Diao Lingyu, Ding Xia, Yu Jiarui
Middle blockers: Yuan Xinyue, Yang Hanyu, Gao Yi, Wang Yuanyuan, Zheng Yixin
Outside spikers: Jin Ye, Wang Yunlu, Wang Yizhu, Li Yingying, Wu Mengjie, Wang Yifan, Zhong Hui
Opposite hitters: Gong Xiangyu, Chen Peiyan, Miu Yiwen, Du Qingqing
Liberos: Wang Weiyi, Ni Feifan, Wang Mengjie