Undefeated Montenegro claim gold in the U17 Balkan Championship – Women

Gjakova, Kosovo, July 22, 2018. Montenegro crowned as champion in the U17 Balkan Championship – Women in Gjakova, Kosovo on Sunday. Montenegrin team defeated Albania in straight sets in the last day of the competition and made it five wins in a row. Montenegro lost only two sets during the championship. Turkey, who lost only victorious Montenegro, claimed the second spot after overcoming hosts Kosovo. Maria Tuselvjak of Montenegro elected as the MVP of the tournament.

Schedule (22.07.2018)

Kosovo – Turkey: 0-3 (10-25, 20-25, 12-25)

Montenegro – Albania: 3-0 (25-11, 25-15, 25-11)

Bosnia and Herzegovina – FYR of Macedonia: 3-1 (17-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-21)

Final standings

 

Team

M

MW

ML

SW

SL

P

1

Montenegro

5

5

0

15

2

15

2

Turkey

5

4

1

13

3

12

3

Bosnia and Herzegovina

5

3

2

9

7

9

4

FYR of Macedonia

5

2

3

8

10

6

5

Albania

5

1

4

3

14

2

6

Kosovo

5

0

5

3

15

1

Dream Team

MVP Maria Tuselvjak (MNE)

Best Setter Lila Şengün (TUR)

Best Opposite Maida Cakar (MNE)

Best Outside Spiker Simge Aslanalp (TUR)

Best Outside Spiker Sara Glibic (BIH)

Best Middle Bloker Vukoslavcevic (MNE)

Best Middle Bloker Marija Dimitrievska (MKD)

Best Libero Selin Adalı (TUR)

Fair Play Melirona Avdullahu (KOS)

Click here for full results and schedule.