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.
Serbia suffered its first loss of the World Championships, falling to Japan in four sets on Wednesday. Brazil handed the Netherlands its first loss as well to stay in the race for the Final Six.
Pool D continued its trend of sweeps on the final day of preliminary round action at the FIVB Women’s World Championships with Serbia, the Dominican Republic and Brazil coming up victorious.
Two teams continue their dominance in the Polish women’s league – Chemik Police and LKS Commerceon Lodz – who each have unblemished records so far.
The 2017 edition of the World Grand Prix is the seventh consecutive year that Serbia has made an appearance, making this year one to remember.
Nine players from the 2016 Olympic team are on Serbia’s roster for the World Grand Prix in July.
The first day of Pool B in Poland at the 2018 FIVB World Championship Women’s European Qualifier concludes with the Czech Republic, Serbia and Poland coming out on top with wins.