Russia’s Maxim Mikhailov Named #EuroVolley MVP

  0 Wendy Mayer | September 03rd, 2017 | European volleyball, International Volleyball, News


The European Men’s Championship was decided in a five-set thriller on Sunday, with Russia bringing home its 14th gold medal, edging Germany by just two points (104-102).

In the bronze medal match, Serbia edged Belgium in five sets for the final spot on the podium.

After the action wrapped up, the CEV announced its tournament MVP and Dream Team selections.

It was no surprise to see Russia’s Maxim Mikhailov grab the MVP title after leading his squad throughout the tournament and in the finale. Mikhailov averaged 15 points per match, totaling 90 points with 74 kills and 10 aces.

The Dream Team consisted of two Russians, three Germans, a Serbiam and a Belgian.

Best Setter: Sergey Grankin (Russia)

Best Outside Spikers: Denys Kaliberda (Germany) & Dmitrii Volkov (Russia)

Best Middle Blockers: Srecko Lisinac (Serbia) & Marcus Bohme (Germany)

Best Opposite: Gyorgy Grozer (Germany)

Best Libero: Lowie Steuer (Belgium)


European Championships Men – Dream Team


Final Standings

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Germany
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Serbia
4  Belgium
5  Italy
6  Bulgaria
7  Czech Republic
8  Slovenia
9  France
10  Poland
11  Turkey
12  Finland
13  Estonia
14  Netherlands
15  Slovakia
16  Spain


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About Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer

Wendy Mayer has worked in athletics media relations for the last 20 years. The Northwest Missouri State alumna is currently senior writer for after spending the last 15 years with Purdue athletics.

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