Russia Claims Spot in Worlds Final Six; Italy Closes Round 2 with Win
Russia claimed its place in the World Championships final six with a sweep of Finland, behind 18 points by substitute Victor Polataev. Italy rested all of its starters and still came out with a 3-1 win over the Netherlands to remain atop the group.
Russia Issues Host Italy First Loss in 5 Sets; Finland Eliminated
Russia topped Italy in five sets to hand the hosts their first loss of the FIVB World Championships. Meanwhile, Finland was eliminated from the race for the title with a four-set loss to the Dutch.
Italy, Russia Block Out the Competition for #FIVBMensWCH Pool E Sweeps
2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Round 2 – Pool E Sept. 21-24, 2018 Forum di Assago; Milan, Italy #4…
WCH Pool F Preview – BRA, BEL, SLO, And AUS Fighting For Round 3 Spot
2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL MEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 9–30 September Schedule Teams Power Rankings Pool F Teams Matches Pts Sets Points Rank…
WCH Pool E Preview – RUS, ITA, FIN, And NED Are Ready To Battle It Out
Italy, Netherlands, Russia, and Finland are ready to battle it out in Pool E
Argentina Advances Despite Loss to Japan; Italy Moves to 5-0 in Pool A
Japan defeated Argentina in five sets, but missed out on a spot in the second round on point totals (6-5) to the Argentines. The day’s other match planted Italy firmly atop the group at 5-0 as the host nation edged Slovenia in four sets after dropping the opener.
France Overcomes 16-2 Block Deficit to Beat Canada 3-1 (POOL B)
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Iran Rallies for 5-Set Win, Poland Hangs on In 4 in Pool D Finale
Iran nailed down its spot as the No. 2 team coming out of Pool D with a five-set comeback win over Finland. Meanwhile Poland snatched up its fifth-straight win, topping Bulgaria in four sets.
Australia Claims Final Spot in Second Round from Pool C
Australia cemented its spot among the top four in Pool C and punched its ticket to the second round of World Championships play, riding the arm of Lincoln Williams to a four-set win over Tunisia. Meanwhile, Russia cruised past Cameroon to set up its Pool C finale against Serbia.
Men’s Volleyball World Championships: September 14 Daily Summary
2018 FIVB Men’s World Championships – Friday, September 14, Daily Summary After Day 4, teams have begun to separate themselves…