Robertlandy Simon is back in the middle and putting up big numbers for Lube Civitanova.
Aaron Russell and Uros Kovacevic led Trentino over Sora.
For the first time since rally scoring was instituted at the World Championships in 2002, two players have scored 30+ points in the same match. Fuji Nishida is the youngest to achieve as such.
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.
Maurice Torres’ 37-point performance was the 2nd-best of all-time in a men’s World Championship match, but it wasn’t even the best his country has ever seen.
Poland gets a win against Finland to stay atop Pool D at 3-0. Iran remained undefeated with a 3-1 over Cuba on Saturday.
Ghafour is one of the sport’s most underrated opposite hitters
Poland was dominant in all phases of the game against Puerto Rico, earning its second win of the World Championships. Iran also moved to 2-0 with a four-set win over co-hosts Bulgaria.
An overwhelming offensive effort gave Iran the advantage in a sweep of Puerto Rico, while Poland relied on its block in a four-set win over Cuba to kick off the second day of Pool D play.