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BCHJ W: Turkey won the gold medal

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Turkey claimed the gold medal as the 2016 edition of the Balkan Women’s Junior Championship drew to a close in Bijeljina after five competition days.

Balkan Championship Junior W


Turkey easily beat 2015 gold medal winners Serbia 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-21) in the ‘grand finale’ of the tournament.

The podium was completed by Montenegro that won the bronze medal match with Romania cruising to a 3-1 win (25-20, 15-25, 25-23, 25-14). 

Turkey  and Serbia will compete later this month at the Final Round of the 2016 CEV U19 Volleyball European Championship – Women taking place in Nitra (Slovakia) and Györ (Hungary).

Serbia won gold in 2014 and Turkey settled for bronze at the last edition of the Championship which was co-hosted by Finland and Estonia in Tampere and Tartu. 

Final standing 

1.    Turkey 
2.    Serbia 
3.    Montenegro 
4.    Romania 
5.    Bosnia and Herzegovina 
6.    Bulgaria 
7.    Former Y.R. of Macedonia 
8.    Republic of Moldova  


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