Vietnam finish in third place at U23 Volleyball Championship (Photo: AVC) During the first set the Thai team showed their talents by inflicting a defeat on the host nation with a score of 25/14. The second set saw Vietnamese coach Nguyen Tuan Kiet make a number of effective changes which helped the host team level the score. This gave Vietnam the momentum as they took the lead after winning the third set with a score of 25/21. Thailand were unable to make any effective changes of their own during the fourth set and were beaten 25/14. The match finished with a final score of 3-1 in favour of Vietnam. The win represents the first time that a Vietnamese volleyball team has beaten their Thai rivals in the tournament. The first-place position went to China who were able to beat the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) 3-0 in the competition’s final round.