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#RoadToTokyo M: France dominate European champions Serbia at start of Olympic Qualifier

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source: cev.eu; Photo: cev.eu

The France National Team started the 2020 European Men’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifier in Berlin (Germany) perfectly!



France beat European champion Serbia in straight sets at the opening of the European Olympic Qualification Tournament in Berlin: 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-22).

With the exception of the 2nd set when they trailed by 5 points, the team coached by Laurent Tillie didn’t tremble a bit against the continental rulers, taking revenge on them for losing the semifinal of the last EuroVolley at home in Paris. A convincing victory of the “Les Bleus“ in Pool B was marked with a noticeable display of an opposite hitter Jean Patry (22 points) who took a place in the line-up due to an absence of Stéphen Boyer. Nemanja Petrić had 14 points for Serbia which he made through a high percentage of an attack (72%, 13/18).

2020 European Men’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifier, pool stage – Round 1:

January 5:


Slovenia – Belgium, 16:30 CET

Czech Republic – Germany 19:30 CET


France – Serbia 3-0 (25-21, 25-21, 25-22)




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