Tuesday, November 28, 2006

2006 VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS JAPAN

Poland pulled off an astonishing comeback from 2-0 down to beat the mighty Russians in five sets Tuesday and advance to the semifinals of the world championships.

The third-ranked Russians fell apart after a devastating display in the first two sets and Poland showed unbelievable tenacity to win an incredible Pool E match 19-25, 19-25, 25-22, 25-20, 15-11 in front of an electric crowd at Sendai City Gymnasium.

Poland stayed unbeaten and Russia dropped to 4-2 and lost any chance of advancing to the semifinals. Serbia Montenegro also is now through to the last four.

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