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WCH 2022: Bronze to Brazil! Slovenia defeated in four sets!

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They did it.
Brazil take the Bronze Medal in FIVB Volleyball World Championship 2022. In what was probably his last ever match in the Brazilian national team jersey, 35-year-old opposite Wallace De Souza, who came back from retirement to help Brazil just at this tournament, led his team to a well-deserved bronze, their sixth medal in a row and seventh overall in the history of the competition.
3-1 is the final result of Sunday’s Bronze Medal match against Slovenia in Katowice, partially it was 25:18, 25:18, 22:25 and 25:18.

| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

Wallace ended the game as most prolificient player with 22 points, including two aces during the fourth set, as well as the match winner. He made 19 successful spikes at a 58% success rate, while outside hitter Yoandy Leal also contributed with 19 points to the victory, and middle blocker Lucas Saatkamp boasted as many as five winning blocks. Opposite Toncek Stern was Slovenia’s most prolific player with 17 points.

About these two sides, this was Brazil’s first-ever World Championship bronze, as they have three gold and three silver medals on their record!
Slovenia’s fourth place, on the other hand, was their best-ever result at a World Championship!

In the culmination of the World Championship, at the packed Spodek Arena, Italy defeated hosts and titleholders Poland in four sets to become new World Champions!

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🏐| 2022 FIVB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP | FINALS

September 11, 2022 | 📍Katowice, Poland

🥉|BRONZE MEDAL MATCH

• 18.00 (Local Time) Brazil – Slovenia 3-1 (25:18, 25:18, 22:25, 25:18)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

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🥇|GOLD MEDAL MATCH

• 21.00 (Local Time) Poland – Italy 1-3 (25:22, 21:25, 18:25, 20:25)
| PHOTOGALLERY OF THE MATCH

🏆| AWARDS CEREMONY

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