Bulgarian Men's Volleyball Team Clinches Olympic Spot

Sports | June 11, 2012, Monday // 08:14|  views

The Bulgarian team and coach Radostin Stoychev celebrate their Olympic qualification. Photo by FIBV

Bulgaria has secured its place in the upcoming men's Olympic volleyball tournament in London after defeating Egypt 3-1 in Sofia.

"A dream comes true and a few people know that this victory was really suffered. I want to thank my assistant coach Camillo Plac? and to say that our team deserved this victory," Bulgarian coach Radostin Stoychev commented after the game.

The Bulgarian squad had already defeated Pakistan (3-0) and France (3-1) in the course of a three-day qualifying tournament in the Bulgarian capital's Arena Armeets sports hall.

European champions Serbia, Australia and Germany also succeeded in qualifying for the Olympic games on Sunday.

They will join hosts Great Britain, Russia, Poland, Brazil, Tunisia, United States, Italy and Argentina in the 12-team event.

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Tags: Olympic Games, volleyball, qualification, tournament, Radostin Stoychev


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