27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Volleyball. Preview of competition day

On July 16, the men’s volleyball final and bronze medal match will be held at the 27th World University Games at the Saint Petersburg Volleyball Centre.

Today, the national teams from Russia and Poland will play in the final competition of the tournament, while the Ukrainian and Japanese teams will meet in a match for the third place.

The women’s final matches were held yesterday. The Russian team won a stubborn match against the team from Brazil with a score of 3:2. The team from Thailand placed second, having defeated Poland with a score of 3:1.

Besides, the men’s tournament matches for 5-18 places were held the day before. The Canadian team defeated the Czech Republic in the match for the 5th place (3:0). Brazil beat Korea in the match for the 7th place (3:1), while Belarus defeated Estonia (3:1) and took the 9th place.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate