27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

First volleyball tournament matches held at Universiade

On 6 July, the men’s volleyball teams started competing at the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan.

The Belarusian team won with great score the team from Hong Kong in the first round of volleyball competitions group stage. The game came to the end with the score 3-0 in the favour of the Belarusian players.

Competing against the team from Macau, the Brazilian volleyball players did not have any particular difficulties and won with the score 3-0, while the competition between the teams from Mexico and Chile ended with Mexico’s victory (3-1).

The Australians, competing hard, were defeated by the players from Switzerland with the score 2-3, and Estonia did not left the US team any chances to win (3-0).

The medallists of volleyball competitions in Kazan will be determined on 16 July, when the matches for first and third places in the volleyball tournament will be held.

 

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate