Leal Scores Ace With 75.2 Mph (121 Kmh) Serve – FIVB Club WCH

  0 Liam Smith | December 16th, 2017 | Brazilian League, Brazilian Volleyball, International Volleyball, News, Pro Indoor, South American Volleyball


We have grown accustomed to Leal’s excellence at the service line. After all, he did win the award for best server in one of the few international competitions he played with the Cuban national team before defecting, at the 2010 World League. He also currently ranks in Superliga’s Top 5 in the total aces (14) and aces per set (0.37) statistical categories.

Indeed, Leal’s service was one of Cruzeiro’s few bright-spots in the tournament. His serve against Zaksa in yesterday’s game was very close to a records book performance. It was clocked at an incredible speed of 75.2 Mph (121 Kmh):

To put it into perspective, the Olympic serving speed record is jointly held by Italy’s Ivan Zaytsev and Christian Savani, and Germany’s Gyorgy Grozer at 78.9 mph (127 kmh):

The world record was set over 7 years ago by Bulgarian national Matey Kaziyski during the 2010 Italian Cup, when he played for Trentino, in a match against Bre Banca Cuneo:

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