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Inspired Thailand beat Russia

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Asian champions Thailand yesterday secured a historic 3-1 over Russia to finish fifth at the FIVB World Grand Champions Cup in Tokyo. 

Thailand players celebrate after beating Russia in four sets yesterday.

Seeking their first win in the six-team tournament and a first victory over Russia in all the FIVB competitions, Thailand came back from behind to stun the world No.6 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 25-23.

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