FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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Finland spike a victory against Chile


Antti Ropponen of Finland, sets against Chile.

Mexicali, Mexico, July 5 2013 - Finland beat Chile 3-1 (25-23, 12-25, 25-29, 25-23) in the classification round for places 9-16.

Miro Määttänen scored 22 points (including 2 aces and 2 blocks) for Finland in a match that was near the tiebreaker, when Chile tried to play at their best.

However the Finnish unit worked hard with their block to define the result.

Lauri Jylhä concluded with 12 points andKarri Kutinlahti with 11, including 6 blocks.

On the Chilean side, Dusan Bonacic registered a total of 17 points and Marcelo Concha 14. 

Simon Guerra also converted double digits with 13 points, while Rafael Albornoz, 11 points and Christopher Baeza closed with 10.


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