Bulgaria defended its title in front of home crowd

Sofia, Bulgaria, July 07, 2019. 2019 U17 Balkan Championship – Men witnessed the glory of hosting country Bulgaria. Last year’s winner Bulgarian team successfully defended its title thanks to a straight sets victory against Greece in a convenient final and won another gold medal. Turkey overcame Romania 3-1 to achieve third place.

Results (07.07.2019)

Final

Bulgaria – Greece: 3-0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-19)

3rd place

Turkey – Romania: 3-1 (25-10, 25-14, 22-25, 25-22)

5th place

Serbia – Moldova: 3-1 (25-16, 19-25, 25-22, 25-16)

Final Standings

  1. Bulgaria
  2. Greece
  3. Turkey
  4. Romania
  5. Serbia
  6. Moldova
  7. Montenegro

Dream Team

MVP: Vladimir Grukov (Bulgaria)

Spiker: Vladimir Grukov (Bulgaria)

Spiker: Alexander Nikolov (Bulgaria)

Middle Blocker: Ivailo Damyanov (Bulgaria)

Middle Blocker: Dimitrios Teodosis (Greece)

Setter: Hilmi Salim (Turkey)

Opposite Hitter: Georgi Tatarov (Bulgaria)

Libero: Carol Kosinski (Romania)