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David contre Goliath en Ligue mondiale 2013


Outre la Ligue mondiale, Muserskiy a remporté la médaille d’or aux Jeux olympiques 2012 face au Brésil en finale. Avec 31 points, il était désigné meilleur joueur russe.

Russie, Kaliningrad, le 7 juin 2013 – Les fans de volleyball auront l’occasion de voir s’affronter le plus grand et le plus petit joueur de Ligue mondiale, puisque la Russie reçoit l’Iran dans la poule B, aujourd’hui à Kaliningrad.

Du haut de ses 2,18 m, le Russe Dmitriy Muserskiy est le plus grand joueur de la compétition cette année, tandis que Farhad Zarif, 1,65 m, est le plus petit.

Muserskiy, 25 ans, compte 72 sélections pour la Russie, tandis que le libéro iranien Farhad Zarif (né en 1983) en compte 190 pour son pays.

Les deux pays s’affrontent dans la poule B du tour intercontinental aujourd’hui à 18 heures (heure local) au gymnase SK Yantamy de Kaliningrad.  


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