In the last day of the competition
on Sunday, Cuba downed Egypt 3-1
(26-24, 23-25, 25-23, 25-20) to finish the event with seven
four losses for a total of 20 points.
The event was won by Russia (29, 10-1), who were followed by
8-3) and Brazil (24, 8-3).
These three squads also obtained their tickets for the
tournament of the London Olympic Games in 2012.
Italy (24, 8-3) finished in the fourth spot ahead of Cuba, while
from sixth to twelfth were for the United States (16, 6-5),
5-6), Serbia (15, 5-6), Iran (12, 5-6), Japan (8, 2-9), China
and Egypt (3, 1-10).
As to the individual leaders of the contest, Cuban Fernando
the Top Scorer with 225 points, closely followed by Italian
(222). The other awards were for Egyptís Ahmed Abdelhay (Best
Polish Marcin Mozdzonek (Best Blocker), Italian Cristian Savani
Server), Argentinean Luciano De Cecco (Best Setter), Brazilian
Santos (Best Receiver) and Chinese Ren Qi (Best Libero). The
MVP was Maxim Mikhaylov of Russia.