Russian national team on volleyball lost to Germany in the European championship
The Russian team lost to Germany in the match of group round of the European championship in volleyball. The meeting ended with the defeat of the Russian sportswomen in five sets with a score 25:18, 21:25, 23:25, 25:14, 11:15.
In the Russian team the most productive became Natalia Goncharova and Xenia Parubets, who scored 19 points.
For the Russian team this defeat became the first in the European championship. Earlier, the Russian team beat Belarus and Switzerland, both matches ending in three sets.
The European championship in volleyball is held from 23 August to 8 September in Turkey, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia. The tournament involved 24 teams, divided into four groups of six teams. In the playoffs, will play the four teams from each group.
Team Russia is in group D, which holds matches in Slovakia. In addition to the hosts of the tournament the Russian team also will meet with Spain game will take place on 29 and 28 August respectively.