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Cuba collect bronze

Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro, July 10, 2005 World number 16 Cuba returned to the World League podium for the first time since 1999 (when they won silver) after they beat Poland (25-23, 22-25, 24-26, 25-18, 15-13) in a five set thriller to win the bronze medal on Sunday.

The result was a reverse of the 3-2 (23-25, 26-24, 25-16, 22-25, 15-13) victory to Poland on the opening finals day on Friday and sees Cuba, who have competed in 15 World League tournaments, finish with their second bronze medal and eighth medal overall.

Poland, meanwhile, completed their best ever finish in eight World League campaigns finishing fourth.
Pic: Cuba captain Pimienta A. Pavel  

 
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