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GP: USA demolishes Brazil and secures 6th Grand Prix title! (VIDEO)

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source: fivb.com, youtube/FIVB Volleyball; photo: fivb.com

US national team defeated Brazil in straight sets 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-21) and clinched the gold medal at the 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Final Six in Omaha25:16; 25:22; 25:21

USA vs. Brazil

USA vs. Brazil

USA beat four teams in four days, all ranked in the top seven in the world. Its last opponent is ranked second and was a defending champion. The Americans secured the trophy in the prestigious competition one round before the end.

USA became the first host of the final tournament to win the World Grand Prix in the 23-year history of the event. Thus, the Americans took their sixth gold medal in the competition.

US team claimed the 200,000 Dollars Final Round top prize, concluding the F6 on Sunday against China, the world vice-champions.

USA out-blocked Brazil 10-5. Christa Harmotto-Dietzen led the American offense with 14 points, including seven blocks, while Karsta Lowe contributed with 12.

Brazil had by Monique Marinho Pavão with 12 points while Ana Carolina da Silva added nine

FINALS 1ST GROUP

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
10th game 25. 07. 2015 15:10 China ( W ) vs Russia ( W ) 3:0 27:25; 25:20; 25:19    
11th game 25. 07. 2015 17:10 USA ( W ) vs Brazil ( W ) 3:0 25:16; 25:22; 25:21    
12th game 25. 07. 2015 20:10 Italy ( W ) vs Japan ( W ) 3:2 20:25; 25:20; 28:30; 26:24; 24:22     

 

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