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13 August

Brazil beat Croatia 3-2 (25-16, 25-18, 19-25, 23-25, 15-12) - duration 1:55
13-Aug, start time: 10:00, end time: 11:55 - Attendance: 150
Croatia defeated for the first time
An exciting fight took place when two teams from the seeding group, Croatia and Russia, met on the playing court. After Brazilian leadership in the first two sets, Croatia seized the court and won the following two sets. Although both teams went hand in hand in the tie break Brasilia was better and consequently won the match.

Russia beat China 3-2 (25-27, 25-19, 25-19, 22-25, 16-14) - duration 2:05
13-Aug, start time: 12:30, end time: 14:35 - Attendance: 230
Defending champions beaten by Russia
In the second match of the seeding group, after one hour and 53 minutes of tense struggle, when the advantage was equally often on both sides, the players from Asia had to accept their loss. The defending champions were beaten by their Russian opponents 2:3.

> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Thailand beat Serbia & Montenegro 3-2 (25-16, 22-25, 25-18, 20-25, 15-13) - duration 1:59
13-Aug, start time: 15:05, end time: 17:04 - Attendance: 170
Despite great efforts the team from Serbia & Montenegro did not manage to handle successfully the Asian volleyball. The Thai players beat their opponents 3:2. As a result the team from Thailand qualified to quarterfinals.

United States beat Venezuela 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-18) - duration 1:03
13-Aug, start time: 17:38, end time: 18:41 - Attendance: 1100
USA was decidedly better in the match against Venezuela and despite Venezuelan resistance in the second set did not have many problems with beating their opponents. Venezuelan team lost all three sets. Americans joined the top eight teams and will play in the quarterfinals.

> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Poland beat Chinese Taipei 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 22-25, 25-17) - duration 1:39
13-Aug, start time: 19:15, end time: 20:54 - Attendance: 1500
Poland qualifies to quarterfinals
In spite of many mistakes they committed and thanks to the fact that the Chinese Taipei team was weaker Polish team won the math in four sets. This means that the Thai will have to leave Pila and the Poles will get the opportunity to play in the quarterfinals.

Italy beat Czech Republic 3-2 (25-23, 19-25, 25-21, 20-25, 15-6) - duration 1:59
13-Aug, start time: 21:30, end time: 23:29 - Attendance: 200
Italians complete the list of eight finalists.
The match between the two teams from the elimination group was an exciting show, in which both teams played volleyball at the highest level. The thrilling struggle that took place in the tie break finished with Italian victory. The European vice champions round off the list of the top eight teams.

> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference