Volleyball

Team Russia defeated Germany and became the champion of Europe on volleyball

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In Poland the European championship on volleyball among men. In the finals met the teams of Russia and Germany and the match was tough. Only in the fifth set, in the tiebreak, the Russian volleyball players were able to break the resistance of opponents and win the championship of the Old world, for the second time in its history.

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The first set, the Russian team won with the score 25:19, however, the national team of Germany, which for the first time reached the final of the European championship, was able to equalize in the second batch. The Russians have developed a success and led with the score 2:1, but after that the Germans pulled out the fourth set and it went to a tie-break.

In the fifth set, Russia suddenly began to give in – 2:5. But soon the guys were able to gather strength, and the opponent, on the contrary – relaxed. In the end, the fate of gold medals was decided in favor of our national team, which brought Seth to victory with the score 15:13.

Interestingly, this is the second victory for the Russian volleyball on superiority of the Old world. The first was produced in 2013.

It is also worth noting that Maxim Mikhailov was named the most valuable player (MVP) of the championship, Sergey Grankin was the best binder, and Dmitry Volkov – the best outside hitter 2017.

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