FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD LEAGUE 2012
FINAL REPORT
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POOL
C
INTERCONTINENTAL ROUND HIGHLIGHTS
three points and hope that Italy could do them a
favour against USA. The French duly dominated
the Koreans and then looked on in anticipation
as the Italians went 2-1 up against USA. But the
Americans fought back to take the last two sets
and earn their ticket to Sofia.
USA finished on top of Pool C with 26 points from
a 9-3 record to France’s 24 from a similar win-loss
total. Italy were third with 15 points and Korea
fourth with seven. Matthew Anderson finished as
the Intercontinental Round’s fifth-highest scorer
with 190 points.
ITA USA FRA KOR
DALLAS,
USA
June 29
FRA 3-2 ITA
29-31 25-23 25-18 21-25 15-12
June 29
USA 3-0 KOR
32-30 26-24 25-22
June 30
ITA 3-2 KOR
25-16 20-25 25-21 27-29 15-12
June 30
USA 2-3 FRA
20-25 25-22 25-23 23-25 13-15
July 1
FRA 3-0 KOR
25-19 25-15 25-17
July 1
USA 3-2 ITA
26-28 25-20 24-26 25-17 15-10
POOL C
ROUND
4
RANKING
Matches
Total Points
Pts Won Lost Won Lost Ratio
1
USA United States
26
9 3 1,075 1,019 1.055
2
FRA France
24
9 3 1,115 1,025 1.088
3
ITA Italy
15
5 7 1,131 1,163 0.972
4
KOR Korea
7
1 11 1,073 1,187 0.904
David Lee of USA
recorded 20 spikes in
Dallas, but distinguished
himself with 13 blocks
including six against Italy
Korea libero Yeo Oh-Hyun was the best
receiver of the Intercontinental Round
Cristian Savani
captained Italy
with Simone Buti
out of the lineup
in Dallas