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2005 Junior Women’s U 20 World Championship
Ankara & Istanbul, Turkey
23 – 31 July 2005

Matches Info - Day 7 / 31 July

Finals Gold & Bronze Medals - Ankara

Bronze Medal
China beat Italy 3-2 (25-19, 16-25, 25-19, 19-25, 15-12) - duration 1:55
31-Jul, start time: 16:30, end time: 18:25 - Attendance: 450
City: Ankara; Hall : Ataturk Hall
China beat Italy 3-2 and won the bronze
China captured the third place in the Junior Women's U20 World Championships defeating Italy 3-2 in the match for the bronze medal. Italy finished the tournament in the fourth position.
Gold Medal
Brazil beat Serbia & Montenegro 3-1 (22-25, 25-12, 25-16, 25-14) - duration 1:40
31-Jul, start time: 19:00, end time: 20:40 - Attendance: 1.100
City: Ankara; Hall : Ataturk Hall
Brazil is the Women's U20 World Champion
Brazil beat Serbia & Montenegro 3-1 to claim Women's U20 World Championships title. It's the third consecutive title for the Brazilians and the fifth in total. The Serbians won the first silver medal in their third participation to the Junior World Championship.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference

Position 5 & 7 - Istanbul

Place 7th-8th
Russia beat Puerto Rico 3-1 (25-16, 25-21, 22-25, 25-19) - duration 1:35
31-Jul, start time: 14:30 - Attendance: 350
City: Istanbul; Hall : Haldun Alagas Sport Hall
Russia used the power and size to beat Puerto Rico
Russia placed seventh with a victory over Puerto Rico. There was no doubt left about which one was the better team on the court, both physically and technically, put the Puerto Ricans never let themselves down. The power and high block of Russia proved to be the difference.
Place 5th-6th
Japan beat Turkey 3-1 (25-15, 19-25, 25-17, 25-21) - duration 1:30
31-Jul, start time: 17:00 - Attendance: 1.900
City: Istanbul; Hall : Haldun Alagas Sport Hall
Kimura and Takasaki led Japanese triumph
Japan qualified in the fifth position with a deserved victory over Turkey. The Japanese defence and their serves caused a lot of damage to the host team reception. The combination of the two Saori -Kimura and Takasaki- was the key for the triumph.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference