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Volleyball: Romania qualifies to the 2019 European Championship

The women’s volleyball team of Romania has dramatically qualified to the final tournament of the European Championship 2019 on Wednesday night, after defeating Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-2 (25-17, 19-25, 21-25, 25-17 , 15-9) to Lukavac, in his last match of Group F.

Romania had to win in Bosnia to qualify (the number of wins was the first criterion in the standings) but was led by 2-1, however it managed to win and has qualified in one hour and 55 minutes.

Romania thus took revenge after the 2-3 defeat of the first match of the qualifying round.

1,230 spectators attended the match.

Before the match Spain vs. Latvia, Romania ranks first in Group F with 13 points (4 wins, 2 defeats), followed by Spain 11 points (4-1), Bosnia 9 points (3-3), Latvia 0 points 0-5). The top two qualify to the final tournament, which will take place in Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Turkey, during August 23-September 8, 2019.

For the women’s team of Romania is the 12th participation to a European Championship, the best result being the 1963 bronze medal.

Romania’s men’s team has also qualified tp the European Championship 2019, after a 23-year break.

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