Rome, Italy, October 10, 2010 - Brazil's Murilo Endres was honoured as the Most Valuable Player of the 2010 FIVB Men's Volleyball World Championship which ended with his team winning a third consecutive title on Sunday evening in Rome.
Others earning individual honours were Spain's Iban Perez as Top Scorer, USA's Clayton Stanley as Best Server, Russia's Maxim Mikhaylov as Best Spiker, Cuba's Robertlandy Simon as Best Blocker, Serbia's Nikola Grbic as Best Setter and Germany's Ferdinand Tille as Best Libero.
Murilo finished the tournament with 111 points, which ranked 17th among all scorers. He ranked fifth in Best Server with 14 aces and converted 47.9 percent of his attacks for points.
Perez scored a total of 173 points for Spain, which included 152 spikes, 11 blocks and 10 aces. Mikhaylov had a 58.8 success rate on his attacks in providing 130 points on 221 swings in leading Russia to a fifth-place finish. Simon averaged 1.05 blocks per set as he provided Cuba with 39 blocks overall during their silver medal-winning campaign.
Stanley served 23 aces for a 0.70 average to help the USA to a sixth-place finish. Tille averaged 7.43 excellents per set in the back row for Germany.
Brazil defeated Cuba in three sets in Sunday's final, while Serbia overcame hosts Italy in four sets to capture the bronze medal.
2010 FIVB Men's World Championship Final Standing
10. Czech Republic
13T. Puerto Rico
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