Serbia wasn’t the only team to score a historic finish at the World Championships.
The ratings for the women’s volleyball World Championship gold medal match in Italy were akin to those for World Cup matches earlier this year.
The recently ended Women’s WCH presented fans with masterful performances from the world’s best players.
As was expected, most European national teams are not pleased with the FIVB’s recent published criteria for qualification to the 2020 Olympic Games.
People were wondering where was Patryk Czarnowski in Skra’s first two PlusLiga games this season
Following the pattern of the Nations League earlier this summer, Li Yingying was unleashed in the Nations League bronze medal match, and dominated.
What was already a history making showing for Serbia, got that much sweeter to the tune of a five-set comeback win over Italy and the nation’s first ever FIVB Women’s World Championships title. Serbia had never finished higher than third, meanwhile Italy claims its second ever medal following a gold in 2002.
18-year old Li Yingying finally earned her time in the spotlight, racking up a match-high 20 points as China secured its second straight World Championships medal on Saturday, a bronze medal sweep of the Netherlands.
This is not the first time the coach has been linked to controversy.
After 23 professional seasons, Bulgarian great Radosveta Teneva decided to hang up her knee pads.