Bulgaria claim gold in the U16 Balkan Championship – Women

Sofia, Bulgaria, July 11, 2017. Bulgaria won the gold medal in front of home crowd in the U16 Balkan Championship – Women on Tuesday. Bulgarian team faced Serbia in the final fight. Despite losing the first set, Bulgaria managed to make a dramatic comeback and won the game 3-1 (19-25, 25-16, 25-21, 25-17). Romania overcame Turkey 3-0 in the third place game.

Results (11.07.2017)

Final

Serbia – Bulgaria: 1-3 (25-19, 16-25, 21-25, 15-25)

3rd place

Turkey – Romania: 0-3 (15-25, 18-25, 9-25)

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Final standings

  1. Bulgaria
  2. Serbia
  3. Romania
  4. Turkey
  5. Montenegro
  6. F.Y.R. of Macedonia
  7. Moldavia

Dream Team

MVP    Maria Yordanova (Bulgaria)

Outside Hitter            Maria Yordanova (Bulgaria)

Outside Hitter            Alexandra Georgieva (Bulgaria)

Middle Blocker          Ioana Ionescu (Romania)

Middle Blocker          Valerija Savicevic (Serbia)

Opposite         Ioana Carutasu (Romania)

Setter  Borislava Licheva (Bulgaria)

Libero Aybuke Cetinas (Turkey)