FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

Press release

Colombia see off Egypt in straight sets to clinch 13th spot


The South Americans prevailed over a mild Egyptian team who could hardly find their rhythm today to finish 13th at Women's U20 World Champs.

Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – Colombia came away with a 3-0 victory (25-13, 25-18, 25-22) against Egypt in the match for the 13-14 positions at Brno Vodova Hall on Sunday afternoon. The South Americans prevailed over a mild Egyptian team who could hardly find their rhythm.

Leading the Colombian scoring were Maria Margarita Martinez and Escobar Danna with 18 points each. Egypt’s top scorer on the day was Aya Elshamy who posted 16. Colombia dominated behind the service line, scoring with ten service winners. 

While thirteenth place is almost a replica for Colombia on their 1989 performance when they participated for the first and last time at Women’s U20 World Champs and finished 12th, for Egypt the 14th place confirms their results in the last decade (11th, 12th and 15th).

Colombia’s Maria Margarita Martinez ended the one-way duel with a blistering winner from the right wing. 


2013 Women’s Under 20 World Championship Tournament page 
2013 Women’s Under 20 World Championship Schedule 
FIVB World Rankings

Facebook: FIVB - International Volleyball Federation
Twitter: 
#FIVBVolleyball#FIVBWomensU20
YouTube: 
FIVB Video



Download highresolution

 Language(s)
   English

| More

More press releases

   
30.06.2013 23:37:05
China paint it red for second time in history
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – In front 4,000 thrilled spectators, world No. 1 China clinched their second FIVB Women’s U20 World Championship ... More...
30.06.2013 22:52:20
China coach Jiande Xu: There is no secret for China’s success in this age category. It is just hard work
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – China coach Jiande Xu and Japan coach Yasuhiro Fukuda shared their emotions at the press conference after Sunday... More...
30.06.2013 22:33:36
China win gold beating Japan 3-0 at Women’s U20 World Championship
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – The gold medal at the Women’s U20 World Championship goes to China, which was missing it since their first victo... More...
30.06.2013 22:03:25
Brasil Rosamaria Montibeller: We wanted the gold, but we are very happy for this bronze medal
... More...
30.06.2013 21:09:55
My team had the possibility to finish in the top eight, says Bulgaria coach
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – In today’s last match at Brno’s Vodova hall, it was Bulgaria who emerged victorious versus Chinese Taipei in str... More...
30.06.2013 20:26:34
Bulgaria sign off with 3-0 victory over Chinese Taipei
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – Bulgaria prevailed against Chinese Taipei in the fight for ninth spot at the 2013 FIVB Women's U20 World Champio... More...
30.06.2013 20:21:36
Bronze for Brazil, their 12th medal in 17 editions
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – Brazil, the only team to participate in every edition of the World Championship U20 so far, got the bronze on Su... More...
30.06.2013 18:30:30
Czech Republic captain Lucie Herbockova: For the first time in this tournament we could please our coach
... More...
30.06.2013 18:15:17
Czech Republic smile after the tie break with Peru
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – Czech Republic concluded their World Championship played in the home venue Kajot on Sunday and they wrote No. 11... More...
30.06.2013 17:48:29
The key point of the tournament was our loss against the Dominican Republic, says Colombia captain
Brno, Czech Republic, June 30, 2013 – Colombia prevailed 3-0 over a mild Egyptian team who could hardly find their rhythm. We won today but I do not f... More...