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WCH U21 M: Semifinals – Russia downs Brazil, Argentina sweeps China

by WoV
source: fivb.com; Photo: fivb.com

Both finalists od the 2015 FIVB U21 World Championship in Mexico are known – Russia and Argentina!

RUS U21 vs. BRA U21

RUS U21 vs. BRA U21

In the „finals before finals“, Russian national team, the defending champion, downed Brazil in four sets 3-1 (25-23, 25-21, 18-25, 25-21) .Thus, it continued the seven-game streak of invincibility at the tournament.

The outside hitter Denis Bogdan was unstoppable in the winning team, collecting 24 points while the opposite Caio Oliveira finished with 23 on the other side.

Russia will play against Argentina in a gold medal match, which will be their second clash on the tournament so far.

In semis, the South Americans beat one of favorites, the national team of China, in straight sets 3-0 (25-22, 26-24, 25-14).

Argentinian spiker Brian Melgarejo and Chinese opposite Runtao Xia shared a title of a top scorer, each collecting 12 points.

Final Round / Semifinals /

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
Semifinal 1 19. 09. 2015 17:00 Argentina Junior VS China Junior 3:0 25:22; 26:24; 25:14    
Semifinal 2 19. 09. 2015 19:00 Russia Junior VS Brazil Junior 3:1 25:23; 25:21; 18:25; 25:21    

 

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