Serbia wins Volleyball Women's World Championship

Baku, October 20, AZERTAC

Serbia defeated Italy on Saturday and won FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship in Yokohama, Japan, Anadolu Agency reported.

In the final on Saturday, Serbia beat Italy 3-2 and became the world champions.

This was Serbia's first ever Volleyball Women’s World Championship final, Italy won the title before in 2002.

Japan hosted the world’s best 24 teams in six different cities in the tournament between Sept. 29-Oct. 20.

In semi-final matches in Japan on Friday, Serbia defeated Netherlands 3-1 while Italy beat China 3-2.

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