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Italy, Germany, Russia, Ukraine lead their pools at European Deaf Volleyball Championships

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With two days of competition completed at the European Deaf Volleyball Championships in Paris, Italy, Germany, Russia, Ukraine currently lead their pools in group play.



Italy leads the men’s Pool A with a pair of wins, winning all 6 sets they played. Russia and Turkey both sit in second in their pool with 1 win each after playing only one game. They both won all 3 of their sets. Poland and France are in last in both their games played, with 2 losses each.

In men’s Pool B, Germany sits on top with 2 wins. The Ukraine is second in the pool with 1 win in 1 game. They won all 3 sets they played. Bulgaria is third in the pool with 1 win and 1 loss, winning 3 sets while losing 5. Belarus is fourth with 2 losses, winning 2 of their sets but losing 6. Belgium is last with 1 loss, and not managing to win a single set.

Russia leads the women’s Pool C with 2 wins, going undefeated in all 6 sets played. Turkey is second in the pool with a win and a loss, racking up 3 set wins and 4 set losses in the process. Italy is third with 1 loss, tied with winless Hungary. Italy did manage to win a set in their loss to Turkey.

In women’s Pool D, Ukraine leads with 2 wins. While undefeated, they did drop a single set in their game against Poland. The Poles are second in their group with a win and a loss. The Netherlands and France are tied for third in their group with 1 loss a piece. Neither team managed to pick up a set win.

Group play continues today.  The competition is scheduled to conclude next Saturday.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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