2012 Day 6 Summary




Iran and Germany win their pool, Brazil and Slovenia win their 5-8 play-off matches


EGY 1 – 3 GER
(16-25, 22-25, 25-23, 24-26)
A hotly contested match between old rivals Germany and Egypt took place on a warm and early day at the Excel Centre for the Sitting volleyball, final pool stages match. Germany kept pressing pressure on the Egypt, rarely giving.

BRA 3 – 0 CHN
(25-18, 25-23, 25-20)
Brazil pushed from the start to the finish to beat the Chinese team in straight sets. After the first technical time-out, Brazil looked the better team and won convincingly. China had a late surge in the 2nd set, although it wasn’t enough for them to get back fully into the game.

RUS 3 – 0 MAR
(25-13, 25-8, 25-11)
The Russian team ended their pool with a high. The Beijing 2008 Paralympians have seen to struggle against new opposition, while also missing key players.

IRI 3 – 1 BIH
(22-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-22)
A match that is a repeat of the last couple of paralympics and world championships finals went in the favour of defending champions, Iran.

BRA 3 – 0 GBR
(25-19, 25-10, 25-7)
GB were tested by the Brazilian team.

JPN 0 – 3 SLO
(19-25, 22-25, 20-25)
Slovenia never let Japan get into the lead as Slovenia cruised into the 5-6th play off match.


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