U18W: Türkiye won golden medal

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Türkiye won the U18 Balkan Championship, which was held from June 18 to 22 in Tirana. Bulgaria took second place, and Serbia came in third.

In the final match, Turkiye defeated Bulgaria 3:0 (27:25, 25:15, 25:14) to win the gold medal. Serbia won the bronze by defeating Romania 3:1(25:20, 10:25, 30:28, 25:11) in the match for third place. Fifth place went to North Macedonia, which beat Montenegro after five sets 3:2 (23:25, 25:20, 22:25, 25:17, 18:16).

In the match for seventh place played yesterday, Albania was better than Romania, winning 3:1(25:20, 22:25, 25:15, 25:14)

Individual awards:

The MVP of the U18 Women Balkan Championship was Aylin Uysalcan from Turkiye.

The best setter of the U18 Women Balkan Championship was Dimana Ivanova from Bulgaria.

The best middle blocker of the U18 Women Balkan Championship was Magdalena Obucina from Serbia.

The best outside hitter of the U18 Women Balkan Championship was Ceylin Kuyan from Turkiye.

The best opposite of the U18 Women Balkan Championship was Aylin Uysalcan from Turkiye.

The best libero of the U18 Women Balkan Championship was Viktoria Ninova from Bulgaria.

Fair play – Sara Stafa from Albania.

Balkan Volleyball Association and Albanian Volleyball Federation president Erlind Pellumbi delivered the cup for the winner.

Medals for first place were delivered by the Turkish ambassador in Tirana, Tayyar Kagan Atay, and deputy minister of ALB Endri Hoxha.

Medals for second place were delivered by Valon Nikqi BVA Delegate and by Ervis Dosti General Secretary of Volleyball Federation of Albania.

Medals for third place were delivered by Ervis Dosti General Secretary of Volleyball Federation of Albania and representative of
muncipality of Tirana Trendafil Brati.

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