Despite reports indicating she’d land in Japan, star Russian outside hitter Tatiana Kosheleva will be staying in Turkey for next season, transferring to Galatasaray from Eczacibasi.
Serbia swept Cyprus and the Czech Republic made quick work of Iceland, while Poland survived a four-setter with Slovakia.
2018 FIVB World Championship – Men’s European Qualifier May 23 to June 4 Results It took five sets for No….
Hungary, Russia and Estonia came through Day 1 of Pool D play unscathed as expected, on a historic day for the Kosovo national team.
Greece provided the drama on Day 2 of Pool B competition in Koog aan de Zaan, Holland, on Wednesday, staving off Austria in five sets, while Slovakia and the host Dutch team cruised to sweeps.
Texas opposite Yasmeen Bedart-Ghani led the Americans in scoring in both matches.
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No. 2 Serbia, No. 15 Slovakia and No. 9 Poland all won in sweeps on Day 2 of play in Warsaw, Poland.
The 33rd-ranked Swiss upset No. 22 Denmark in four sets, while Serbia recorded a sweep of Belarus and Croatia held on for a four-set win over Norway.
After quick victories for Belgium and Slovenia, the third match of the pool brought the excitement as No. 29 Israel topped No. 25 Latvia in a five-setter that came down to the wire at 16-14 in the fifth set.
Turkey, Germany and France got a leg up in the pool with sweeps on Day 1 of the competition
Poland and Ukraine join Italy and Russia, who qualified through FIVB rankings, and host Czech Republic as European representatives at the June 23-July 2 event.
Both teams went undefeated to book trips to Mexico for the championships alongside Italy and Serbia, who were already qualified due to FIVB ranking.
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.
Wednesday’s semifinals will pit Korea against Chinese Taipei and Mongolia against reigning championship Japan.
The first day of the 2018 FIVB World Championships Men’s European Qualifier has concluded for Pool B – which started one day before the other pools.
Current BYU men’s volleyball middle blocker Miki Jauhiainen has been selected to play for the 2017 Finnish National Team this summer. Jauhiainen…
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