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EYOF M: Russia and Turkey showed their class

by WoV
source: cev.lu; Photo: fivb.org

In the boys’ tournament at EYOF in Utrecht, 2013 European and World champions Russia did show once more their class by routing Finland in three quick sets (25-9, 25-14, and 25-20).

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In Pool B 2013 European silver medalists Poland – who recently claimed bronze at the World Championship in Mexico – seized the day after a terrific battle with Belgium that lasted for five sets (17-25, 25-13, 25-19, 24-26, and 15-10).

In the other match of the day Italy got their revenge from the European Championship played this past April for this time they could edge their neighbors from France 3:2 (25-21, 27-29, 20-25, 25-19, and 15-11) thereby redeeming for a defeat that had kept them out of the World Championship. After two days Poland leads the way in Pool B with 5 points, followed by France (3) while Italy and Belgium have 2 points each.

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