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EG W: Turkey stuns Italy, Bulgaria demonstrates force vs. Russia

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The action of a second day at the 2015 European Games in Baku (Azerbaijan) began in emphatic fashion as Turkey overwhelmed Italy with a clear triumph in Pool A – 3-0 (25-16, 25-10, 25-17).

Turkey - Italy

Turkey – Italy

The Turkish side imposed a stunning superiority over an Italian squad that was unable to offer alternatives to its rivals’ excellence, especially in the second set.

Gözde Yılmaz scored 15 for Turkey, while Anastasia Guerra had 13 points in Italy.

Bulgaria initiated today’s matches in Pool B with a convincing win in straight sets over Russia 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-22).

After their bitter debut in the tournament, both squads focused on leaving their respective defeats behind, but only Bulgaria was able to savour the joy of experiencing the first triumph in the competition.

The Bulgarian women presented an outstanding demonstration of efficiency that took Russia by surprise which was mostly visible in the initial set.

Hristina Ruseva collected 18 points on her account in the winning team. On the other side, Daria Isaeva scored 11.

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL A /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
4th game 15. 06. 2015 11:00 Turkey ( W ) vs Italy ( W ) 3:0 25:16; 25:10; 25:17    
5th game 15. 06. 2015 16:30 Romania ( W ) vs Belgium ( W ) 0:0      
6th game 15. 06. 2015 22:00 Azerbaijan ( W ) vs Poland ( W ) 0:0    

PRELIMINARY ROUND / POOL B /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
4th game 15. 06. 2015 09:00 Bulgaria ( W ) vs Russia ( W ) 3:0 25:16; 25:22; 25:22    
5th game 15. 06. 2015 14:30 Croatia ( W ) vs The Netherlands ( W ) 0:0      
6th game 15. 06. 2015 20:00 Germany ( W ) vs Serbia ( W ) 0:0  

 

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