Even though the Italian girls won the game in three sets, it was not an easy game for Davide Mazzanti’s side.
Both sides gave a huge effort, especially in the second and third set, when they played at the high level, extending the sets for a few points.
Paola Egonu was the most dominant player of the game with 26 points, while Nataliya Goncharova had 18 on the other side.
Recall that in a bronze medal match, Turkey defeat Brazil in five sets! Hande Baladin from Turkey was the best scorer in this game, finishing it with 25 points.
A third-place game:
Standings after the group stage:
POOL A: Turkey 3-0 (9 points), Italy 2-1 (6), China 1-2 (3), Switzerland 0-3 (0)
POOL B: Brazil 2-1 (7 points), Russia 2-1 (6), Poland 2-1 (5), Cameroon 0-3 (0)
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