“I Did Not Have Enough Help From The Coach In The Games” – Russia’s Irina Koroleva After Her Team’s Worst Ever WCH Finish
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Russia’s recent 8th place finish at the FIVB WCH was beyond disappointing
2018 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 29 September – 20 October Schedule Teams Power Rankings Best Scorers As was expected,…
At the end of the day, the Netherlands, Italy, the United States and Serbia wrapped up the preliminary round with perfect 5-0 marks and pool titles.
Eight of the 12 matches on Wednesday were decided in straight sets and five teams claimed spots in the FIVB Women’s World Championships second round.
2nd-ranked United States squeaked by 16th-ranked Thailand, which was down a starter and lost its top scorer amidst the 4th set, in 5 to remain undefeated in Pool C play Wednesday.
2nd-ranked USA cruised by 34th-ranked Trinadad and Tobago in straight sets, while 5th-ranked Russia outlasted 16th-ranked Thailand in 5 sets to move to 2-0 in Pool C at the 2018 FIVB World Championships on Saturday. 24th-ranked Azerbaijan earned its first victory inside Kobe Green Arena, downing 10th-ranked South Korea in 4 sets to move to 1-1 in pool play.
A balanced American offense saw 4 players score in double figures as they earned an opening win over Azerbaijan.
Dinamo Kazan proved to be too strong for the Polish squad Chemik Police in the second leg of the Championships League.
This year’s tournament’s statistics shows us some interesting trends on how the game is evolving
Russia will be resting three of its leaders for the Boris Yeltsin Cup, including star Nataliya Goncharova.