The most titled team in European men's volleyball Russia has increased its collection of titles on continental championships with one more. "Sbornaya" glorifies with the European Championship in Poland after a difficult success in the final over Germany.
The Russians won 3: 2, with the result being 25:19, 20:25, 25:22, 17:25, 15:13 in their favor. So they triumphed with the record 14th title of such a forum. The Germans took the first medal at the Continental Championship and may be proud of their performance.
The first game was under Russian dictation, and many expected this to be just the transition to dominating success in this battle. But the Germans showed teeth and led by their diagonal Gjord Grosber equaled after 25:20.
Again, Russia pulled out the third game, while the fourth became a real recount on the part of the Bundestim, which could have beaten its opponent more defeated in it, but was also satisfied with 25:17 to put things in the tiebreak.
In it Germany led with 5: 2 after a good series of Grozers. Subsequently, however, the diagonal suffered an ankle injury that affected his presentation. At these moments on stage were his colleague from the Russian team Maxim Mihaylov and eventually after 15:13 the victory in this final was for "Sbornaya".
Silver remains for Germany, while bronze is for Serbia. The fourth place remains for Belgium, while the Bulgarian nationalists finish fifth, with one down from their previous European Finals.