U18M: Gold medal for Türkiye

Bulgaria finished second, Serbia won bronze medal

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Türkiye is the winner of U18 Men Balkan Championship 2022, which was held from 28th June until 02nd July in Novi Sad (Serbia), in front of runner up Bulgaria and Serbia, who won bronze medal.

In final match of competition, Türkiye defeated Bulgaria 3:0 (25:20, 25:23, 25:19) and won title. BVA Star Dogan Karakoc lead Türkiye to gold medal, while Georgy Bachavarov was the best scorer in Bulgarian team with 11 points.

Türkiye – Bulgaria

In match for bronze medal, Serbia defeated Moldova 3:0 (25:15, 25:14, 25:12) and won third place and bronze medal. Aleksa Starovic and Nikola Stanojevic were the best in Serbian team with 14 points. Nine points had Alexei Usatov in Moldova team.

Moldova – Serbia

Romania defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina 3:0 (25:17, 25:21, 25:19) and won 5th place on tournament. Dav Taranu Runcan was the best in Romanian team with 16 points, while in Bosnian team Nikola Djuric won 10 points.

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Romania

MVP of U18M Balkan Championship is BVA star Dogan Karakoc from Türkiye and his award was presented by Slobodan Boskan, olympic gold medal winner from Sydney 2000. and head coach of Vojvodina NS Seme.

Luka Stankovic from Serbia is the best opposite of U18M Balkan Championship 2022.

Jildiz Selim from Türkiye is the best middle blocker of U18 Men Balkan Championship.

Aslan Hamza from Türkiye is the best outside spiker of U18M Balkan Championship.

Simeon Nikolov from Bulgaria is the best setter of U18M Balkan Championship.

Konstantin Cipev from Bulgaria is the best libero of U18 Men Balkan Championship.

Moldova is awarded as a fair play team.

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