Milan, Italy, October 11, 2014 – In front of a sell-out crowd in Milan’s Mediolanum Forum, World No. 5 kept the upper hand over host Italy 3-1 (25-21, 25-20, 20-25, 30-28) to advance for the fifth time in their history to the gold medal match of World Championship. In Sunday’s final of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014, the Asians will take on World No. 2 USA at 20.00. China will attempt to win their third World Championship title with gold in 1982 and 1986.