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ROAD TO RIO M: Bulgaria send Finland to the exit door!

by WoV
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The Bulgarian volleyball national team have scored an important victory at the Olympic qualification tournament.

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

The first set was the most uncertain! Bulgaria had set point, but Finland managed to save and even to get a set point. But, afterwards, powerful spike of Nikolov, and block of Yosifov gave Bulgaria 1-0 lead.

In the second set, Finland surrendered! The Bulgarian side simply smashed the rival for two sets of advantage 2-0!

The Finnish team woke up in the third set. They had an answer and managed to decrease the result. But, they didn’t have enough power to tie the result. Bulgaria took the win and stayed in race for the semis. Finland are in difficult situation.

Todor Skrimov was the best scorer with 26 points, while Ojansivu had 18 on the other side.

CEV QUALIFICATION ROUND – 185 / POOL B – 6 / –

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
1st game 05. 01. 2016 15:00 Finland vs Russia 0:3 17:25; 16:25; 19:25 STAT  
2nd game 06. 01. 2016 15:00 Bulgaria vs Finland 3:1 29:27; 25:15; 23:25; 25:22    
3rd game 06. 01. 2016 20:30 Russia vs France 0:0      
4th game 07. 01. 2016 18:00 Bulgaria vs Russia 0:0      
5th game 07. 01. 2016 20:30 France vs Finland 0:0      
6th game 08. 01. 2016 17:00 France vs Bulgaria 0:0      

To see standings, results, stats, videos, etc, visit our Olympic Games 2016 M page.

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