Russia beat Australia 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-23) - duration 1:21
17-Aug, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:21 - Attendance: 2'815
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Daniel HOWARD (AUS) - captain "Once again, it was a disappointment for us to lose. Unfortunately, we were unable to take at least one set in order to make the difference."
Vadim KHAMUTTSKIKH (RUS) - captain "We were more prepared for this match than for the last one. We still made some mistakes, but we hope to do even better in the coming matches."
Jon URIARTE (AUS) - head coach "We are working hard to heighten the level of our concentration at key moments. We will keep trying. We hope to improve and we shall do everything we can for it."
Gennady SHIPULIN (RUS) - head coach "We played in order to win. I had told my players before the match, that we had to win. We are not close to the best we can do, but in the next match we will do even better." ONS / ktp