Russia beat Germany 3-0 (31-29, 25-11, 25-18) - duration 1:24
18-Aug, start time: 19:30, end time: 20:54 - Attendance: 5'300
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Ekaterina GAMOVA (RU5) - universal "We always do everything we can and we fight until the end."
Nikolay KARPOl (RU5) - head coach "I am satisfied with the match and the way my team played."
Christina BENECKE (GER) - middle blocker "Congratulations to the Russian team. We are very sad. We would have liked to win this match. We will try our best for the rest of the matches."
Hee Wan LEE (GER) - head coach "The Russian team were great tonight; they presented a high level of play in their game. After the first set, things got very difficult. We tried our best. Congratulations to the Russian team."