Now that the dust has finally settled, it’s time to objectively look at the best players in this year’s WCH.
2018 FIVB Men’s Volleyball World Championships – Final Six Sept. 26-30, 2018 Pool I – Brazil, USA, Russia The United…
The FIVB Men’s World Championships Final Six kicked off in style with a hard-fought five-setter between Brazil and Russia, with the Brazilians winning the final three stanzas to steal away the victory.
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 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.
The Americans secured the Pool C title with its fifth-straight win on Tuesday, topping Tunisia via sweep. Serbia meanwhile edged out Russia in five sets to claim the second spot in the group.
Pool C got started with a trio of matches in Bari, Italy, on Wednesday. Cameroon and Russia walked away with sweeps, while the United States survived a five-set battle with Serbia.
Dmitriy Muserskiy is in the cross-hairs of the Suntory Sunbirds in the Japanese V-League. While both are interested, Muserskiy is under contract with Belogorie until the end of the 2020 season.
John Perrin and Nemanja Petrić will be the foreign players on the Belogorie Belgorod this upcoming season. They finished 5th last year and missed out on a spot in the CEV Champions League.