Russian juniors won the world championship in volleyball

Volleyball Junior National Team Russia have won gold medals in the World Championship for players under the age of 19 years.

July 8, 2013, 10:42 Photo: © RIA Novosti

In the finals, held in Mexico, the Russians defeated the Chinese team — 3:1 (25:23, 22:25, 25:17, 25:14).

The best of the winners was the team captain Victor Poletaev, who scored 25 points.

Thus, the Russian team was a three-time world champion in this age group. Previously, the Russians won at the junior world championships in 1999 and 2005.

Recall that in the semi-final team defeated the team of Russia Iran — 3:0 (25:23, 25:16, 25:14), and the Chinese team got the better of team Poland — 3:1 (32:30, 25:18, 21 25, 25:22).

Meeting for the bronze medals of the tournament between the teams of Iran and Poland ended in favor of the Poles — 3:1 (19:25, 25:21, 25:19, 25:17).

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