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Canada finishes Olympic volleyball qualifier on high but falls short of Tokyo spot

Alexa Gray had 21 points to lead Canada's women's volleyball team past Mexico 3-0 on Sunday in their final match at an Olympic qualification tournament.

Canadians can still qualify for Games at next year's NORCECA continental tournament

Canada defeated Mexico 3-0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-17) in their final match at an Olympic qualification tournament on Sunday. Despite the win, Canada fell short of booking a spot at the Tokyo Olympics through this event. (@FIVBVolleyball/Twitter)

Alexa Gray had 21 points to lead Canada's women's volleyball team past Mexico 3-0 on Sunday in their final match at an Olympic qualification tournament.

The Canadians won the three sets 25-22, 25-15, 25-17.

With a 1-2 record at the tournament Canada does not qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics from this tournament.

Instead, the Canadians will have another chance in the NORCECA continental tournament early next year.

Russia won the qualification tournament with a five-set win over South Korea on Sunday, earning a berth for Tokyo.

Six four-team events were held around the world this weekend, serving as the first Olympic qualifiers.

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