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PYBC W: Turkey took 1st place

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

The second edition of the Balkan Pre-Youth Girls’ Championship came to a close this past Sunday in Romania with Turkey that eventually topped the charts after sweeping all of their matches in the tournament.


Turkiye Pre-Youth

The competition was joined by 6 teams and on the final day Turkey could complete their run with an impeccable record of 5 wins in as many matches after besting hosts Romania 3:1 (25-16, 25-21, 16-25, and 25-14). This result dropped Romania’s win/loss record to 3:2 and the local heroines had to be content with bronze as on that same day Serbia routed Bosnia and Herzegovina in straight sets (25-16, 25-15, and 25-18) to claim silver. In the remaining game on schedule for the last day of the tournament Bulgaria bested Albania 3:0 (25-6, 25-16, and 25-11) to settle for fourth in the final standing of the competition.

Final standing   

1. Turkey 
2. Serbia 
3. Romania 
4. Bulgaria 
5. Bosnia & Herzegovina 
6. Albania   

Individual awards   

MVP: Adriana Matei (ROU) 
Best Blocker: Gülce Erdemir (TUR) 
Best Setter: Lara Görken (TUR) 
Best Spiker: Katarina Lazovic (SRB) 
Best Receiver: Andjela Veselinovic (SRB) 
Best Server: Aurora Pasca (ROU)   

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