Fantastic Ruseva carries Bulgaria to another victory in Ruse


Hristina Ruseva (far left), Dobriana Rabadzhieva (far right) and their Bulgarian teammates celebrate during the match against Korea

Ruse, Bulgaria, July 8, 2017 – A phenomenal all-round performance by middle blocker Hristina Ruseva carried hosts Bulgaria to another victory at their home FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2017 Group 2 tournament. The Lionesses thrilled the enthusiastic spectators in Ruse with a 3-2 (20-25, 25-15, 25-14, 22-25, 15-8) victory over Korea in the first ever World Grand Prix encounter between these two nations.

Ruseva made four aces and four kill blocks for a total of 17 points and shared the best scorer honours with her teammate Dobriana Rabadzhieva and Korea’s Jeongah Park. The other Bulgarian middle blocker Nasya Dimitrova scored 16 times, while Korea’s big star and captain Yeon Koung Kim finished with 14.


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