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VNL W: Italy Triumphs Over Germany

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Italy’s women’s volleyball team secured a important victory in the Volleyball Nations League 2024 by defeating Germany 3-1 (25-16, 25-16, 21-25, 25-22) in Antalya. This win is significant for Olympic qualification, adding 2.59 points to Italy’s world ranking and maintaining their lead over Germany in the race for Paris 2024.

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Italy dominated the first two sets decisively, stumbled in the third, but mounted a remarkable comeback in the fourth. Ekaterina Antropova was the top scorer with 22 points, followed by Caterina Bosetti with 16 points. Italy excelled in blocking with 18 blocks to Germany’s 7, while Germany had the upper hand in serving with 7 aces to Italy’s 5.

Match Highlights:

  • Top Scorers: Ekaterina Antropova (22 points), Caterina Bosetti (16 points)
  • Blocks: Italy 18, Germany 7
  • Aces: Germany 7, Italy 5


  • Julio Velasco, Head Coach: “Every VNL match is tough. Our win today shows the team’s resilience and the ability to perform under pressure, which is crucial for our journey.”
  • Caterina Bosetti: “I’m happy with the win. It boosts our morale and prepares us for the upcoming matches. We need to maintain this level of play.”
  • Eleonora Fersino: “The victory was needed to boost our confidence. The team’s character and determination were key to our success.”


  • Italy vs. Germany 3-1 (25-16, 25-16, 21-25, 25-22)
Standings provided by Sofascore

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