Ukraine complete clean sweep to secure EEVZA U17 women’s gold
Tbilisi, Georgia, November 26, 2017. Ukraine celebrated with the gold medals from the 2017 edition of the EEVZA U17 Women’s Volleyball Championship after completing a clean sweep of the matches they contested in Tbilisi.
Latvia and Estonia opened the programme of the last competition day in the Georgian capital and Latvia’s 3-1 victory (27-29, 25-16, 28-26, 25-20) secured the silver medal for the young players from Riga.
Later in the day, Georgia and Lithuania contributed to one of the most dramatic matches of the tournament; Lithuania stormed to a 2-0 lead but Georgia came back to secure a 3-2 victory (17-25, 17-25, 25-21, 25-15, 15-12) and finish the tournament on a high note. This, however, was not enough for the home side to claim a spot on the podium – with Georgia finishing the competition in fourth place.
Ukraine further cemented their top position in the standing of the tournament as they comfortably beat Armenia 3-0 (25-11, 25-14, 25-13) in the last match of the day.
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