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2005 edition
 
 
World Grand Prix 2004 - Press Info

Match Descriptive

Cuba beat Russia 3-2 (22-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21, 15-10) - duration 1:47
17-Jul, start time: 17:30, end time: 19:17 - Attendance: 3'500
City: Jakarta, Indonesia; Hall : Istora
Cuba almost becomes unbeaten team at Jakarta
Once again Cuba book their winner at Jakarta, after defeated Russia on high-pressure and tight score match, finally Cuba win the match in 3-2 (22-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-21,15-10).

Actually, Russia leads on the first match. But, Cuba success to keep its spirited and make the point draw on second set. Then, once again, Russia leads after they win on third set and Cuba make the point draw on fourth set. On the fifth set, finally Cuba win the tight match.

Cuba won, supported by the superb spiker , Yumilka Ruiz Luaces, with sharp smash and tight block. The ball positioning of Cuba is also accurate and make Russia difficult to anticipate.