Serbia Rallies to Top Italy in 5 for First World Championships Title
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.
Egonu’s #FIVBWomensWCH Record 45 Points Lifts Italy Past China in 5
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.
WCH Semis: China x Italy Preview
China is aiming to reach the World Championship final for the sixth time in its history
Serbia Hands Italy First Loss of Worlds to Take Pool G
Serbia’s Tijana Boskovic turned in 29 points (27 kills, 2 blocks), while Italy’s Paola Egonu notched 28 as the Serbians issued Italy its first loss of the World Championships heading into the semifinals.
Italy Survives Five Setter with Japan to Claim Semifinals Spot
Italy stayed perfect on the World Championships with its 10th straight victory to eliminate Japan from contention on Monday as 19-year old Paola Egonu turned in a match-high 36 points.
Italy’s Egonu Leads All Scorers Heading into #FIVBWomensWCH Final Six
The star of the show thus far in the World Championships has been Italy’s Paola Egonu. The 19-year old has notched 182 total points (150 kills, 17 blocks, 15 aces) and also ranks among the top 10 in aces and kills.
2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championships: Oct. 11 Daily Summary
The draw for the 3rd round of the FIVB Women’s World Championship features Italy, Japan and Serbia in Pool G and Netherlands, China and the United States in Pool H. Matches are set to begin on Oct. 14 in Noppon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan.
2018 Women’s Volleyball World Championships: Oct. 10 Daily Summary
It’s on to the 3rd round of 2018 FIVB Women’s World Championships for #1 China, #7 Italy and #3 Serbia. The final 3 slots will be determined on Thursday.
USA, Russia, China & Italy Win With Now 3 Spots Down to 4 Nations in Pool F
The U.S. Women’s National Team rolled through Turkey in a VNL Finals rematch, as they are one of 4 still up for a top 3 spot in Pool F.
Female World Championship Round 1 Stats Wrap-Up
2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 29 September – 20 October Schedule Teams Power Rankings Best Scorers As was expected,…