Even amid the country’s serious economic crisis, Brazil’s Superliga still found room to a grow and continue to be one of the world’s premier volleyball competitions
Taubaté is stacked at the outside position
Serbia, France, and Argentina will try to dethrone defending champions Poland
Wallace De Souza of Brazil and Chuan Jiang of China scored 87 points apiece in the preliminary round of the FIVB Men’s World Championships to lead the field. Here’s a look at the other statistical leaders in Round 1.
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.
Japan defeated Argentina in five sets, but missed out on a spot in the second round on point totals (6-5) to the Argentines. The day’s other match planted Italy firmly atop the group at 5-0 as the host nation edged Slovenia in four sets after dropping the opener.
Simon Van De Voorde helped Belgium secure a win over the Dominican Republic and a spot in the next round.
It didn’t take long for the WCH to give fans its biggest upset of the tournament so far, as Belgium handed Argentina a tough 3-1 loss.
2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship 9–30 September Schedule Teams Only a few hours to go before the year’s most…
20-year old middle blocker Agustin Loser is quickly becoming a focal point of a veteran Polish team.