FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Brasil Rosamaria Montibeller: We wanted the gold, but we are very happy for this bronze medal


The press conference with Brazil and Italy after the bronze medal match

Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – Brazil win the bronze medal beating Italy 3-0

Brasil coach Luizomar De Moura: Congratulation to Italy, I know Davide Mazzanti, he’s a very good coach. However I think that Brazil, which is No. 2 in the world ranking, deserved a different position and a different regulation after the pool. With different rules, we could be with China playing the gold medal match.

Brasil Rosamaria Montibeller: Congratulation to my team. We wanted the gold, but we are very happy for this bronze medal.

Italy captain Christina Chirichella:"We played better today than yesterday. We had a better reception and attack, but it was not enough. Congratulation to Brazil.

Italy coach Davide Mazzanti: It was our best performance in the tournament. We are just disappointed that our preparation for the championship was too short, we could have been better with more trainings before coming here in Brno.


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