Yekaterinburg is preparing for the anniversary Yeltsin Cup:
Spectators of the Urals capital city will be the first to see a new women’s team in play!
Annual international tournament among women’s volleyball teams – Yeltsin Cup will be held for the 15th time in Yekaterinburg, 26-30 June. This year teams from Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Russia are going to compete for the Cup.
Interestingly, Bulgarian team won the Cup in 2014. Then Vladimir Kuzuytkin was its head coach. In February, he headed Russian national women’s volleyball team. The play of Serbian team will be also worth seeing, as the girls are the silver winners of the Olympic Games 2016!
Of course, the main fan of the Cup, who has not missed any game, Naina Yeltsin, will be on the Palace of Sports stands.
Uralians, we are waiting for you! Spend this June bright and noteworthy in the company of world volleyball stars. Entrance to all games of Yeltsin Cup is free!
MATCH SCHEDULE 2017
26 June, Monday
16.00 Bulgaria – Serbia
19.30 Russia – Kazakhstan
27 June, Tuesday
16.30 Kazakhstan – Bulgaria
19.00 Turkey – Russia
28 June, Wednesday
16.30 Bulgaria – Turkey
19.00 Serbia – Kazakhstan
29 June, Thursday
16.30 Turkey – Serbia
19.00 Russia – Bulgaria
30 June, Friday
16.30 Kazakhstan – Turkey
19.00 Serbia – Russia
Followed by closing ceremony
Head coach: Ivan DIMITROV
Head coach: Zoran TERZIĆ
Head coach: Vladimir KUZIUTKIN
Head coach: Giovanni GUIDETTI
30 June, Friday
Kazakhstan – Turkey 0:3 (15:25; 15:25; 17:25)
Russia – Serbia 2:3 (19:25, 25:22, 21:25, 28:26, 14:16).
BEST BLOCKER – IRINA KOROLEVA (RUSSIA)
BEST LIBERO – SIMGE AKOZ (TURKEY)
BEST SERVER – RADMILA BERESNEVA (KAZAKHSTAN)
BEST SETTER – BOJANA ZIVKOVIC (SERBIA)
BEST YOUNG PLAYER OF RUSSIAN TEAM – ANNA LAZAREVA
MISS YELTSIN CUP – ELITSA VASILEVA (BULGARIA)
MVP – BRANKICA MIHAJLOVIC (SERBIA)