After losing two consecutive matches, Russia defeated Tunisia in the last Pool C match played in Buenos Aires. Thanks to a straight sets victory, the Russian squad finally qualified for the next round as one of the best third-ranked teams.
Russia started the match very concentrated in its offensive game. Roman Iakovlev was with three points the most important player in spiking. Moreover, the Russian's reception allowed the European team to continue organizing its game very well.
Tunisia could not equal the game as Russia managed to maintain the difference and finally broke the Africans resistance in third set.
Teams advancing are Yugoslavia, Spain, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, Greece, France, Bulgaria, Italy, Argentina, Portugal and Poland, who were the top two teams in the pools, while Japan, China, Czech Republic and Russia slipped into the rankings as the best third placed finishers.
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