Poland’s WCH title meant more money for volleyball in the country
Playing in front of 4000 supporters, the team from Bydgoszcz came back from behind to stun the current Polish champions, which boasts in its roster 5 World Champions.
The qualification system for the indoor volleyball tournament at the 2020 Olympic Games has been confirmed by the FIVB
This is what my face looked like while trying to pick the outcome of the match between Serbia and Italy.
Kim Hill stepped into the spotlight in the match, racking up 25 points as the United States ended the World Championships with a four-set win over Japan and fifth place out of the 24-team field.
Paola Egonu had one of the most incredible offensive performances in international volleyball history on Friday.
Paola Egonu piled up a tournament scoring record 45 points (39 kills, 5 aces and a block) and Italy bested China in kills and aces in a five-set win to earn its first World Championships finals berth since 2002.
Serbia was back to full strength on Friday and rode a 29-point effort by star opposite Tijana Boskovic to a four-set win over the Netherlands to earn a spot in the Saturday’s championship match.
China is aiming to reach the World Championship final for the sixth time in its history
The two European modern powerhouses met earlier in the tournament’s 2nd round, with the Dutch coming out on top. However, Serbia was already qualified for the competition’s next round, so it rested some of its starters, such as Tijana Boskovic, the tournament’s best spiker