Irina Voronkova

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TASS, may 30. Women’s team Russia in volleyball 3-2 victory over Turkey in the second match of the third round of the League of Nations. The meeting was held in the Serbian Kralove.

The game ended with a score of 25:23, 19:25, 23:25, 25:20, 15:11 in favor of the Russian team. The most productive player of the match was the Russian Irina Voronkova, who scored 20 points.

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In the first round, the Russians scored two wins in three matches in the second round they were able to win two matches out of three. Earlier, in the first match of the third round, the Russian team lost to the team of Serbia with a score of 0-3 . Team Russia takes the seventh place in the table with 14 points in eight matches. First place is team USA (22 points), the team of Turkey with 18 points occupies the fourth position.

In the final match of the third round on may 31, the Russian team will play against Belgium, which occupies 13-e a place (six points in seven games). On the same day the Turkish national team will meet team Serbia, who with 18 points is in third place.

The League of Nations is a new competition held by the International Federation of volleyball, it is designed to replace the pre-existing Grand Prix. In the preliminary matches that will be held from may 15 to June 14, the five best teams will qualify for the final tournament, which also will play host team China. If Chinese women muscling into the top five in the finals, and sixth team in the preliminary stage.

“The final six” of the League of Nations will be held from 27 June to 1 July in Nanjing.