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World champions USA sweep Pool C with tiebreak win over Russia

Kobe, Japan, October 4, 2018 - The United States showed that they were in no mood to let go of their World Championship crown by defeating Russia 3-2 in the last match of Pool C at Kobe Green Arena on Thursday evening. The Americans, who won the world title for the first time in 2014, beat the 2006 and 2010 world champions Russia 19-25, 25-20, 26-24, 12-25, 15-11 to complete a perfect 5-0 win-loss record in the first stage. Russia slipped to 4-1.

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Russia 'pushed us on our heels', says USA coach

Kobe, Japan, October 4, 2018 - United States Head Coach Karch Kiraly: Russia started the match out very strong and pushed us on our heels. I really like the way that our team responded and had great fighting spirit; even after a disappointing fourth set we came back strong in the fifth set.

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Match Statistics by Teams

72
Attack
68
15
Block
13
4
Serve
5
14
Opp. Errors
11
105
Total
97

51
Dig
43
51
Reception
47
6
Set
22

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Match Results (P2)

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Match Statistics by Players

Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Attack Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
8 Nataliya Goncharova 36 35 61 1 8 0 12
18 Kseniia Parubets 16 16 40 0 3 0 15
14 Irina Fetisova 14 6 10 8 13 0 15
16 Irina Voronkova 13 10 25 1 5 2 30
6 Irina Koroleva 9 4 8 4 11 1 13
13 Evgeniya Startseva 2 1 1 0 4 1 14
20 Daria Malygina 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
2 Daria Talysheva 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ekaterina Efimova 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
7 Tatiana Romanova 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
9 Alla Galkina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Ekaterina Lyubushkina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Olga Biryukova 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Anna Kotikova 0 0 3 0 1 0 2
Starting
Substitute
Libero
Name 1 2 3 4 5 Points Attack Block Serve
Won Attempts Won Attempts Won Attempts
15 Kimberly Hill 19 16 44 2 10 1 16
10 Jordan Larson 16 15 32 0 5 1 15
16 Foluke Akinradewo 16 12 21 4 14 0 11
12 Kelly Murphy 14 11 25 3 7 0 8
24 Karsta Lowe 9 8 18 1 2 0 4
8 Lauren Gibbemeyer 8 5 12 2 13 1 15
13 Sarah Wilhite 2 0 0 0 0 2 9
3 Carli Lloyd 1 0 2 1 5 0 12
14 Michelle Bartsch-Hackley 1 1 1 0 0 0 1
1 Micha Hancock 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
5 Rachael Adams 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Tetori Dixon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Megan Courtney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Kelsey Robinson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Starting
Substitute
Libero

Rankings

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
USA
5 5 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 13 15 5 3.000 454 387 1.173
2
Russia
5 4 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 12 14 5 2.800 433 356 1.216
3
Thailand
5 3 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 10 13 10 1.300 471 467 1.008
4
Azerbaijan
5 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 6 7 10 0.700 393 383 1.026
5
Korea
5 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 4 7 12 0.583 400 426 0.938
6
Trinidad & Tobago
5 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 15 0.066 271 403 0.672

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