26. 12. 2019

RUSSIAN CUP W: Croatian Fabris shines in final, Dinamo-Kazan win trophy for 5th time

Source: dinamo-kazan.com; Photo: Роман Кручинин/dinamo-kazan.com

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Dinamo-Kazan won the 2019 Russian Women’s Volleyball Cup.


In an intense final match of the 2019 Russian Cup, Dinamo-Kazan beat the namesakes and titleholders of the competition Dinamo Moscow with a 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-16, 25-19). Thus, the team coached by Rishat Gilyazutdinov gave a lot of joy to their fans (the Final 4 was held in their hall, Volleyball Centre of Saint-Petersburg) and won the national cup for the 5th time in the history.

Just like in the semifinals in which Dinamo-Kazan made an upset by eliminating Lokomotiv, Croatian Samanta Fabris shone: 29 points. The Czech Helena Havelková scored 14 points for the reigning Superliga champions Dinamo Moscow. The setter of the winning side Evgeniya Startseva was named Most Valuable Player of the competition.

2019 Russian Women’s Volleyball Cup

December 26:

Match for the bronze medal

Uralochka-NTMK – Lokomotiv 1-3 (19-25, 25-22, 14-25, 18-25)


Dinamo Moscow – Dinamo-Kazan 1-3 (19-25, 25-23, 16-25, 19-25)

Individual awards:

Best defender: Anna Podkopaeva (Dinamo-Kazan)

Best Server: Bethania De la Cruz (Dinamo-Kazan)

Best Attacker: Samanta Fabris (Dinamo-Kazan)

Best Blocker: Irina Koroleva (Dinamo-Kazan)

Best Setter: Marina Babeshina (Dinamo Moscow)

MVP: Evgeniya Startseva (Dinamo-Kazan)



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