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Russia and Ukraine top men and women’s pools European Deaf Volleyball Championships

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Russia and the Ukraine are dominating group play at the European Deaf Volleyball Championships currently underway in Paris, France. Both countries lead their respective pools in both the men’s and women’s events. Neither the men’s teams nor the women’s teams have dropped a game so far, and they remain undefeated.


In Pool A Men, Russia has won all 3 of their games, winning 9 of their 11 sets played. The two sets they dropped were in their game against Turkey who are second in their pool. Hosts France are in this pool, and they have yet to pull off win, losing all 12 sets they have played.

In Pool B Men, Ukraine’s men are undefeated in 3 games, and have yet to drop a single set. They are being chased for the lead in the group by Germany, who have a 3 – 1 record and 9 – 3 set record. Their sole loss came at the hands of the Ukrainians. Belgium sits at the bottom of Pool B, with 4 losses and dropping all 12 of their sets.

In Pool C Women, Russia’s women have 2 wins and no losses. Their set record is 8 – 2. Hungary is last in the group, losing their 3 games and dropping all 9 sets.

Ukraine sits in top of Pool D Women, with 2 wins and no losses, dropping only one set Poland who are currently in second. Hosts France are currently last in the group, losing both their games and losing all 6 sets.

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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