On Saturday and Sunday best European female’s teams played in Baku in Final Four of Women’s Champions League. Champion became Dinamo Kazan, smashing defending champion, VakifBank Istanbul in three sets.

 

 

Results and stats from Final Tournament:

Semifinals:

Dinamo Kazan – Rabita Baku 3-0 (25-15 25-21 25-19)

Dinamo: Startseva, Borodakova (5), Del Core (8), Gamova (20), Moroz (7), Larson-Burbach (12), Ulanova (L) and Voronkova, Malkova
Rabita: Skorupa (1), Skowrońska-Dolata (5), Krsmanovic (4), Rourke (10), Cruz (10), Dixon (7), Castillo (L) and Starovic (3), Nootsara, Banwarth, Horvath (3)

Team Stats:

ActionsSpike pointsSpike %BlockServeRec ExcRec PosErrors
Dinamo3843%11361%65%15
Rabita3734%3340%55%26

Team Leaders:

ActionsPointsSpike ptsSpike %BlockAceErrors
Ekaterina Gamova201662%402
Aurea Cruz10936%015

 

VakifBank Istanbul – Eczcibasi VitrA Istanbul 3-1 (19-25 25-19 25-22 25-17)

VakifBank: Aydemir Akyol (1), Sonsirma (14), Toksoy Guidetti (4), Brakocevic (5), Costagrande (17), Fuerst (16), Karadayi (L) and Gurkaynak, Onal Pasaoglu, Akin (1), Uslupehlivan (11)
Eczcibasi: Karakoyun, Gumus Kirici (22), Picussa (5), Demir (17), Usic Jogunica (7), Poljak (9), Kuzubasioglu (L) and Havelkova (4), Cansu, Ercan, Hanke

Team Stats:

ActionsSpike pointsSpike %BlockServeRec ExcRec PosErrors
VakifBank5438%12338%62%20
Eczacibasi5333%9241%61%26

 

Team Leaders:

ActionsPointsSpike ptsSpike %BlockAceErrors
Carolina Cotagrande171334%316
Esra Gumus Kirici221951%303

 

Finals:

Small Final:

Rabita Baku – Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul 3-0 (25-21 25-12 27-25)

Rabita: Nootsara (1), Skowrońska-Dolata (15), Krsmanovic (7), Rourke (8), Cruz (12), Dixon (8), Castillo (L) and Banwarth, Starovic, Horvath
Eczacibasi: Karakoyun (1), Gumus Kirici (9), Picussa (5), Demir (11), Havelkova (7), Poljak (9), Kuzubasioglu (L) and Usic Jogunica, Ercan, Hanke, Cansu

Team Stats:

ActionsSpike pointsSpike %BlockServeRec ExcRec PosErrors
Rabita3742%8644%60%21
Eczacibasi3034%10238%62%27

Team Leaders:

ActionsPointsSpike ptsSpike %BlockAceErrors
Katarzyna Skowrońska-Dolata151359%117
Neslihan Demir11939%025

 

Final:

Dinamo Kazan – VakifBank Istanbul 3-0 (25-23 25-11 25-23)

Dinamo: Startseva, Borodakova (5), Del Core (11), Gamova (21), Moroz (4), Larson-Burbach (16), Ulanova (L) and Voronkova, Malkova (1)
VakifBank: Aydemir Akyol (2), Sonsirma (10), Toksoy Guidetti (7), Brakocevic (2), Costagrande (6), Fuerst (6), Karadayi (L) and Uslupehlivan (5), Akin, Onal Pasaoglu (2), Nikolic, Gurkaynak

Team Stats:

ActionsSpike pointsSpike %BlockServeRec ExcRec PosErrors
Dinamo4045%14452%75%17
VakifBank3235%8045%64%21

Team Leaders:

ActionsPointsSpike ptsSpike %BlockAceErrors
Ekaterina Gamova212053%105
Gozde Sonsirma10938%102

 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS:

Most Valuable Player: Ekaterina Gamova (RUS/Dinamo KAZAN)
Best Scorer: Ekaterina Gamova (RUS/Dinamo KAZAN)
Best Setter: Tomkom Nootsara (THA/Rabita BAKU)
Best Receiver: Carolina Costagrande (ITA/VakifBank ISTANBUL)
Best Libero: Brenda Castillo (DOM/Rabita BAKU)
Best Server: Antonella Del Core (ITA/Dinamo KAZAN)
Best Blocker: Jordan Quinn Larson-Burbach (USA/Dinamo KAZAN)
Best Spiker: Neslihan Demir (TUR/Eczacibasi VitrA ISTANBUL)