Italian Boys win U19 World Championship
TUNIS, Tunisia, September 1, 2019 - Italy's triumph in the
final over Russia was the highlight of a fortnight that
celebrated the world's new generation of volleyball players
during the 2019 FIVB Boys' U19 World Championship that
wrapped up Friday night here in the Tunisian capital.
headed by Italy's , is full of names to watch out for as
this group of very talented young players develops over the
coming years to form the sport's next galaxy of stars.
proved just too powerful for Russia in the thrilling final for
a 3-1 (26-24, 21-25, 25-19, 25-18) in a game between the two
most physical teams in the tournament.
It had been 22 years since
Italy last made the top of the podium at a youth World
Argentina defeated Egypt 3-1 (25-19, 25-19, 23-25, 25-17) in
the match for the bronze medal.
In other matches, Cuba lost to Korea 3-1 (25-21, 18-25,
26-24, 25-23) in the match for 11th position, while United
States beat Chinese Taipei 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-15) for the
Mexico and Dominican Republic finished in the 18th and 19th
10. Czech Republic
16. Chinese Taipei
19. Dominican Republic