The fairy tale of the women’s cadet volleyball national team of Serbia ended on the penultimate step. The chosen ones Jova Cakovic they will not have the opportunity to fight for gold at the World Cup as they were defeated by Russia in the semifinals with a convincing 3-0 (25:13, 25: 8, 25:21).
As in the previous two matches in the knockout phase against Puerto Rico and Poland, Zbornaja was quite convincing in the semifinals, not allowing our volleyball players to even think that they could reach the set. In the first two, they lost only 21 points, and in the third, which will turn out to be decisive, they relaxed a bit, which our national team members used and threatened to reduce the gap.
In the middle of the third set, our cadets had the advantage (12:11), but the Russians then reversed the result, gradually increased the advantage and defended it for the placement in the finals without any problems, where a better team from the duel between Italy and the USA awaits them. on the square of our national team in the fight for third place and bronze.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS
Russia – Serbia 3: 0 (25:13, 25: 8, 25:21)
03.00: Italy – USA