27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Ilinykh: Volleyball players of the national team of Russia played at a proper level in the Universiade final

The outside hitter of the Russian team Dmitry Ilinykh stated that Russian volleyball players showed qualitative game in the Universiade final in the competition with the Polish team.


Universiade. Day 11. Volleyball. Final. © RIA Novosti

In the final team of Sergey Shlyapnikov won the team of Poland with the score of 3-0 (25:22, 25:19, 25:19).

"The score is on the table. We've won, and it means that we fulfilled a part of what was planned for the match. I general, we played well in the final. I am glad very much that we became the Universiade champion. Each coach is valuable in his way," Ilinykh said to journalist of R-Sport. "The most difficult was match against Brazil's athletes, as they are Brazilians anyway. Plus - the tensed game with Japan," he added. "The atmosphere on stands was super. I am very thankful to Kazan fans for such a support. You are the best!"

R-Sport, July 16