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Trentino Diatec and Sollys Nestle crowned in Doha

 
FIVB President Dr Ary S. Graça F° and Mr Khalid Ali Al-Mawlawi, Chairman of the Organizing Committee presents the men's champions trophy to Trentino Diatec's captain Matey Kaziyski on Friday night in Doha
 

Doha, Qatar, October 19, 2012 – Trentino Diatec of Italy won the men’s gold medal for a fourth consecutive year while Sollys Nestle of Brazil were crowned the women’s champions for the first time as the FIVB Club World Championships came to a conclusion on Friday night with a splendid closing ceremony at the Aspire Zone Hall in Doha.

The fourth title of Trentino added up to four other crowns won by Italian clubs in the editions from 1989-1992 as only clubs from that country have occupied the top position of the podium in the history of the event.

The other Italian club champions were Maxicomo Parma (1989), Mediolanum Milano (1990), Il Messagero Ravenna (1991) and Misura Mediolanum Milano (1992).

Sollys Club claimed the top gem of the crown in their third participation in the history of the tournament following second and third finishes in the past two events of the annual competition.

Two other Brazilian clubs –Sadia Esporte in 1991 and Leite Moca in 1994- also claimed gold medals, while Acqua Di Fiori Minas won a silver medal in 1992 and BCN Guarujá captured the bronze in 1994.

The men’s bronze medal went to the Poland’s PGE Skra Belchatow that won an intense battle over Zenit Kazan in five sets (25-18, 18-25, 15-25, 26-24, 15-11).

It was the third podium position for PGE Skra Belchatow in the history of the competition after finishing second in the 2009 and 2010 editions also held in Doha.

In the women’s match for third place, Fenerbahce of Turkey scored a straight set (25-16, 25-17, 25-17) victory over newcomers Lancheras de Cataño of Puerto Rico.

For Fenerbahce, champions of the 2010 competition, it was their second finish among the top-three sides at the annual event.

Trentino Diatec 3, Sada Cruzeiro 0
Trentino Diatec kept intact their own dynasty and that of Italian teams at the men’s competition by winning the gold medal for a fourth consecutive time following an impressive 25-18, 25-15, 29-27 victory over Sada Cruzeiro of Brazil. The winners held a huge 11-3 advantage in the blocking category and also bested their opponents 4-1 in the aces department.

Matey Kaziyski and Jan Stokr shared the honors as top scorers of Trentino Diatec each with 17 points while Osmany Juantorena contributed 14 points. Wallace De Souza led Sada Cruzeiro with 12 points while Douglas Cordeiro, Marcos Leal and Filipe Ferraz each finished with 8 points.

Sollys Nestle 3, Rabita Baku 0
Sollys Nestle of Brazil capped an outstanding week of high level volleyball with a brilliant straight-set victory (25-16, 25-14, 25-17) over Rabita Baku of Azerbaijan to claim the women’s gold medal. Both teams recorded five blocks and the new champions held the edge 5-4 in service aces. The Brazilians made 11 unforced errors to 18 by the losing squad.

The trio of Sheilla Castro, Thaisa Menezes and Jaqueline Carvalho, all members of the Brazilian squad that won the gold medal in the Olympic Games, topped the scoring for Sollys Nestle with 15, 14 and12 points respectively. Fernanda Rodrigues, also a veteran of the successful team in London, added 8 points. Madelaynne Montaño was the best scorer of the dethroned Rabita Baku with 14 points followed by Natasa Krsmanovic who finished with seven.

PGE Skra Belchatow 3, Zenit Kazan 2
PGE Skra Belchatow of Poland won the bronze medal by prevailing in a sensational five-setter (25-18, 18-25, 25-15, 26-24, 15-11)) over Russia’s Zenit Kazan.

Aleksandar Atanasijevic led the winners with a match-high 22 points followed by Wytze Kooistra who finished with 12, including two blocks and four aces. Mariusz Wlazly and Michal Winiarski added 11 and 10 respectively with three blocks apiece.Maxim Mikhaylov topped the defeated side with 21 points as four other teammates finished with double digits in the scoring charts. Evgeny Sivozhelez registered 17, Alexander Abrosimov charted 14, Matt Anderson had 12 and Nikolay Apalikov tallied 11.

Fenerbahce 3, Lancheras de Cataño 0
Fenerbahce of Turkey defeated Lancheras de Cataño of Puerto Rico in straight sets (25-16, 25-17, 25-17) in the match for the women’s bronze medal. The winners held advantages of 8-3 in blocks and 9-1 in service aces.

Berenika Okuniewska and Eda Erdem were the top scorers of Fenerbahce with 13 points apiece. Seda Tokatlioglu and Paula Pequeno followed with 12 and 11 respectively. Lancheras’ Yarimar Rosa had a match-high 16 points. Okuniewska finished with four blocks while Tokatlioglu served three aces.

Men’s Individual Awards:
Best Spiker: Jan Stokr (Trentino Diatec)
Best Blocker: Emanuele Birarelli (Trentino Diatec)
Best Server: Wallace de Souza (Sada Cruzeiro)
Best Receiver:  Sergio Nogueira (Sada Cruzeiro)
Best Libero: Sergio Nogueira (Sada Cruzeiro)
Best Setter: William Arjona (Sada Cruzeiro)
Top Scorer: Aleksandar Atanasijevic (PGE Skra Belchatow)
Most Valuable Player: Osmany Juantorena (Trentino Diatec)

Women’s Individual Awards:
Best Spiker: Thaisa Menezes (Sollys Nestle)
Best Blocker: Jessica Jones (Lancheras de Cataño)
Best Server: Angelina Grun Hubner (Rabita Baku)
Best Receiver: Jaqueline Carvalho (Sollys Nestle)
Best Libero: Camila Brait (Sollys Nestle)
Best Setter: Nedime Elif Oner (Fenerbahce SK Istanbul)
Top Scorer: Sheilla Castro (Sollys Nestle)
Most Valuable Player: Sheilla Castro (Sollys Nestle)

Men’s competition

Top scorers by day
22 – Reda Haikal of Zamalek v PGE Skra Belchatow 13-10-12
25 – Wallace de Souza of Sada Cruzeiro v Al Rayyan 14-10-12
22 – Matt Anderson of Zenit Kazan v PGE Skra Belchatow 15-10-12
32 – Wallace de Souza of Sada Cruzeiro v Trentino Diatec 16-10-12
19 – Aleksandar Atanasijevic of PGE Skra Belchatow v Al Arabi 17-10-12
29 – Aleksandar Atanasijevic of PGE Skra Belchatow v Sada Cruzeiro 18-10-12
22 – Aleksandar Atanasijevic of PGE Skra Belchatow v Zenit Kazan 19-10-12


Top scoring performances
32 – Wallace de Souza of Sada Cruzeiro v Trentino Diatec 16-10-12
29 – Aleksandar Atanasijevic of PGE Skra Belchatow v Sada Cruzeiro 18-10-12
25 – Wallace de Souza of Sada Cruzeiro v Al Rayyan 14-10-12
23 – Christian Pampel of Al Arabi v Zenit Kazan 14-10-12
22 – Reda Haikal of Zamalek v PGE Skra Belchatow 13-10-12
22 – Matt Anderson of Zenit Kazan v PGE Skra Belchatow 15-10-12
22 – Aleksandar Atanasijevic of PGE Skra Belchatow v Zenit Kazan 19-10-12

Top blocking performances
6 – Emanuele Birarelli of Trentino Diatec v Al-Rayyan 13-10-12
6 – Emanuele Birarelli of Trentino Diatec v Sada Cruzeiro 16-10-12
4 – Several players

Top serving performances
6 – Wallace de Souza of Sada Cruzeiro v Trentino Diatec 16-10-12
4 – Yosleyder Cala of PGE Skra Belchatow v Zenit Kazan 15-10-12
4 – Georgi Bratoev of Al-Rayyan v Tigres de Nuevo Leon 16-10-12
4 – Wytze Kooistra of PGE Skra Belchatow v Zenit Kazan 19-10-12

Highest scoring sets
31-29 Al-Arabi v Zenit Kazan (3er set) 14-10-12
29-27 Trentino Diatec v Sada Cruzeiro (3er set) 19-10-12
28-26 PGE Skra Belchatow v Zamalek (3er set) 13-10-12
27-25 PGE Skra Belchatow v Zamalek (1st set) 13-10-12

Highest scoring matches
232 – Trentino Diatec d Sada Cruzeiro 3-2 (25-23, 24-26, 26-24, 19-25, 21-19) 16-10-12
218 – Sada Cruzeiro d PGE Skra Belchatow 3-2 (25-21. 23-25, 27-25, 23-25, 15-9) 18-10-12
205 – PGE Skra Belchatow d Zenit Kazan 3-2 (21-25, 25-23, 17-25, 25-19, 15-10) 15-10-12
204 – Trentino Diatec d Al-Rayyan 3-2 (22-25, 25-18, 23-25, 25-17, 15-9) 13-10-12
202 – PGE Skra Belchatow v Zenit Kazan 3-2 (25-18, 18-25, 15-25, 26-24, 15-11) 19-10-12


Women’s competition

Top scorer by day
18 – Yarimar Rosa of Lancheras de Cataño v Kenya Prisons 13-10-12
17 – Sheilla Castro of Sollys Nestle v Bohai Bank 14-10-12
20 – Fernanda Rodrigues of Sollys Nestle v Rabita Baku 15-10-12
20 – Sanja Starovic of Rabita Baku v Bohai Bank 16-10-12
13 – Seda Tokatlioglu of Fenerbahce v Kenya Prisons 17-10-12
22 – Madelaynne Montaño of Rabita Baku v Fenerbahce 18-10-12
16 – Yarimar Rosa of Lancheras de Cataño v Fenerbahce 19-10-12

Top scoring performances
22 – Madelaynne Montaño of Rabita Baku v Fenerbahce 18-10-12
20 – Fernanda Rodrigues of Sollys Nestle v Rabita Baku 15-10-12
20 – Sanja Starovic of Rabita Baku v Bohai Bank 16-10-12
18 – Yarimar Rosa of Lancheras de Cataño v Kenya Prisons 13-10-12

Top blocking performances
6 – Foluke Akinradewo of Rabita Baku v Bohai Bank 16-10-12
5 – Shanon Torregrosa of Lancheras de Cataño v Kenya Prisons 13-10-12
5 – Seda Tokatlioglu of Fenerbahce v Kenya Prisons 17-10-12
4 – Several players

Top serving performances
4 – Diana Khisa ov Kenya Prisons v Lancheras de Cataño 13-10-12
4 – Dobriana Rabadzhieva of Rabita Baku v Bohai Bank 16-10-12
3 – Angelina Hubner-Grun of Rabita Baku v Sollys Nestle 15-10-12
3 – Elif Onur of Fenerbahce v Lancheras de Cataño 15-10-12
3 – Seda Tokatlioglu of Fenerbahce v Lancheras de Cataño 19-10-12
3 – Madelaynne Montaño of Rabita Baku v Sollys Nestle 19-10-12

Highest scoring sets
25-23 Kenya Prisons v Lancheras de Cataño (2nd set) 13-10-12
25-23 Lancheras de Cataño v Kenya Prisons (4th set) 13-10-12

Highest scoring matches
184 – Lancheras de Cataño d Kenya Prisons 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 25-23) 13-10-12

 


 





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