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US team wins FIVB Volleyball World Cup

The US national volleyball team has topped the World Cup after acquiring the title, defeating their Argentinean counterparts, three sets to one in the final match of the tournament. The results of the final match were 25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 25-20 for the American national team. The title is the second for the US national team, …


The US national volleyball team has topped the World Cup after acquiring the title, defeating their Argentinean counterparts, three sets to one in the final match of the tournament.

The results of the final match were 25-20, 25-21, 17-25, 25-20 for the American national team. The title is the second for the US national team, after it acquired it for the first time in 1985.

The Italian team achieved a remarkable victory over Poland, defeating it in three sets, while Poland succeeded in winning only one set. The results of the sets were 26-24, 22-25, 25-22, 25-19. As a result, the Italian and the Polish team took second and the third place respectively, following the US team.

As such, both the US and the Italian teams qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, after acquiring the gold and the silver medals in the tournament.

Meanwhile, the Iranian team thwarted the Egyptian team’s hopes in the tournament, defeating Egypt in three sets to none. The results of the sets were 25-18, 25-11, 25-23, putting the Iranian national team eighth place.

The Egyptian national team’s loss comes after it achieved only two victories in the tournament, over the Tunisian and the Venezuelan teams, putting it in 10th place.

The Canadian team ended in the seventh place after it defeated its Tunisian counterpart with three sets to none, putting the Tunisian team in the 12th and last place in the tournament. The Australian national team took ninth place, after it defeated Venezuela in three sets to one, leaving it in 11th place.

28-year-old American player Matthew Anderson obtained the best player title in the tournament. He is the best server, with a 70% rate of success, while the Egyptian player Ahmed Abd El-Hayy topped the list of scorers in the tournament, registering 230 points.

The results of the teams that participated in the tournament came as follows:

    Matches Pts Sets Points
Rank Team W L   W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  United States 10 1 30 31 6 5.167 899 746 1.205
2  Italy 10 1 29 30 8 3.75 918 780 1.177
3  Poland 10 1 29 31 11 2.818 1011 884 1.144
4  Russia 8 3 23 25 12 2.083 885 794 1.115
5  Argentina 7 4 21 26 16 1.625 985 922 1.068
6  Japan 5 6 16 21 21 1 928 934 0.994
7  Canada 5 6 13 18 22 0.818 886 940 0.943
8  Iran 4 7 12 16 24 0.667 905 893 1.013
9  Australia 4 7 12 15 24 0.625 831 925 0.898
10  Egypt 2 9 8 13 30 0.433 889 976 0.911
11  Venezuela 1 10 3 8 32 0.25 815 981 0.831
12  Tunisia 0 11 2 5 33 0.152 747 924 0.808

 

Meanwhile, players varied in strong points, with many receiving different accolades, as follows:

Player Country Statistics leaders Statistics
Ahmed Abdelhay Egypt Best Scorer 230 points
Ivan Zaytsev Italy Best Spiker 59.15% Succ.
Sebastián Sole Argentina Best Blocker 0.81 – Avg/set
Matthew Anderson America Best Server 0.70 – Avg/set
Hideomi Fukatsu Japan Best Setter 10.17 – Avg/set
Luke Perry Australia Best Digger 2.33 – Avg/set
Badawy Mohamed Moneim Egypt Best Receiver 58.62% Eff.

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