Led by “Robocop”, the volleyball players won a bronze medal in the Balkans!

Romanian volleyball success: the three colors managed to climb to the podium in the Balkan Championships, which were held in Miovanni, and were only surpassed by the youth volleyball team, Serbia and Turkey

A great joy in Movini as the women’s volleyball team won the bronze medal in the Balkan Championship which was organized after many years in our country. In the small final match, the three colors beat Greece 3-1 (19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 29-27), after a very competitive match, to the great joy of the fans present in the stands. The title was won by Serbia, who defeated Turkey 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-19) in the final.

The captain of the Romanian team, Irina Accenti, who also took the title of best lifter in the competition, says that it does not matter that she spends the whole summer in the training camp if she can play for the national team.

“I started on June 6, but it’s okay. We don’t need a vacation, we don’t need a vacation. I always come to the national team with pleasure. When the anthem is played, I think about my country and the fact that I should be proud of it” – Irina Accenti, captain of the Romanian junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

Wearing the number 9 jersey, she says this is the number that brings luck to her and her brother, CSO Voluntari’s basketball player. “Since I was young I received the number 9 and it brought me good luck. My brother also wore it and it is our luck” – Irina Accenti, captain of the Romanian junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

Aside from her attributes, Iarina also attracted attention with the bandage worn on her right forearm, causing fans to nickname her RoboCop.

“I had a FOTE stretch, but now it’s for the better, but I still have to put a bandage on it, so it doesn’t recur” – Irina Accenti, captain of the Romanian junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

Teodora Iancu is a multi-sport athlete from the Romanian team. She also won a bronze medal at the National Junior Javelin Championship this summer and is hoping to add more medals in the future. Until then, he got a new tattoo: a bee.

“For me the bee means loyalty, because the bee is loyal to the queen, so I am loyal to one person” – Teodora Iancu, Romanian national volleyball player, Bronze Medalist at Balkan Games Junior.

For Gabriella Dumitru, the Balkan tournament was of special significance, because she was born and raised in Muvigny, the host city.

“It’s another thing. I had feelings anyway, that he was playing in Romania, but now, being at home, it was different” – Gabriela Dumitru, Romanian national volleyball player, bronze medalist in Junior Balkanad..

In two weeks, Romania will play in the European Championship, where it will be in a group with the finalists for the Balkans, Serbia and Turkey. The goal of the three colors is to occupy a place among the first 6.

“The aim of this batch is to finish in the top six, allowing us to reach the world championship again” Adin Cojocaru, President of the Romanian Volleyball Federation.

“For Europe we will train more to take charge, let’s improve it, because the rest of the game is going well, but it depends a lot on the reception” – Teodora Iancu, Romanian national volleyball player, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games for juniors.

“Even if it is a tiring period, a long preparation period, I have spoken to the girls and they have to understand that this is a performance sport, when you have three competitions in two months, you have no choice but to focus on each individual competition. Let’s see what happens in Europe. The problem is That after FOTE we were left without Paula Bartnoy, captain of the team, which led to a huge shortage, because we no longer had very good changes, meaning the girls who attended are younger. We try to finish that way and maybe get 5-6 in Europe which is What will take us into the world? – Marius Makari, coach of the Romanian national volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

The Balkan Junior Championships is the third major competition organized by Romania in the past two years, after the Balkan Youth Beach Volleyball Championships in Seghetto Marmazie, in June, and after the European Senior Volleyball Championships last year, in Cluj-Napoca. The president of the Romanian Volleyball Federation, Adin Cojocaru, says that the forum he leads will not stop here and will continue to organize important tournaments.

“The organization has risen to the level of competition on a large scale. We are delighted that the local community hosted us, by the municipality of Miuvene, and we hope for another collaboration. The feedback has been very good from the teams participating here, and we intend to continue organizing, because that is how you promote volleyball. That’s how you start by bringing the coaches and the kids into the gym, and in a way that gives more courage, more confidence to the teams that participate in the competitions you organize.”

Romanian volleyball success: the three colors managed to climb to the podium in the Balkan Championships, which were held in Miovanni, and were only surpassed by the youth volleyball team, Serbia and Turkey

A great joy in Movini as the women’s volleyball team won the bronze medal in the Balkan Championship which was organized after many years in our country. In the small final match, the three colors beat Greece 3-1 (19-25, 25-23, 25-20, 29-27), after a very competitive match, to the great joy of the fans present in the stands. The title was won by Serbia, who defeated Turkey 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-19) in the final.

The captain of the Romanian team, Irina Accenti, who also took the title of best lifter in the competition, says that it does not matter that she spends the whole summer in the training camp if she can play for the national team.

“I started on June 6, but it’s okay. We don’t need a vacation, we don’t need a vacation. I always come to the national team with pleasure. When the anthem is played, I think about my country and the fact that I should be proud of it” – Irina Accenti, captain of the Romanian junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

Wearing the number 9 jersey, she says this is the number that brings luck to her and her brother, CSO Voluntari’s basketball player. “Since I was young I received the number 9 and it brought me good luck. My brother also wore it and it is our luck” – Irina Accenti, captain of the Romanian junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

Aside from her attributes, Iarina also attracted attention with the bandage worn on her right forearm, causing fans to nickname her RoboCop.

“I had a FOTE stretch, but now it’s for the better, but I still have to put a bandage on it, so it doesn’t recur” – Irina Accenti, captain of the Romanian junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

Teodora Iancu is a multi-sport athlete from the Romanian team. She also won a bronze medal at the National Junior Javelin Championship this summer and is hoping to add more medals in the future. Until then, he got a new tattoo: a bee.

“For me the bee means loyalty, because the bee is loyal to the queen, so I am loyal to one person” – Teodora Iancu, Romanian national volleyball player, Bronze Medalist at Balkan Games Junior.

For Gabriella Dumitru, the Balkan tournament was of special significance, because she was born and raised in Muvigny, the host city.

“It’s another thing. I had feelings anyway, that he was playing in Romania, but now, being at home, it was different” – Gabriela Dumitru, Romanian national volleyball player, bronze medalist in Junior Balkanad..

In two weeks, Romania will play in the European Championship, where it will be in a group with the finalists for the Balkans, Serbia and Turkey. The goal of the three colors is to occupy a place among the first 6.

“The aim of this batch is to finish in the top six, allowing us to reach the world championship again.” Adin Cojocaru, President of the Romanian Volleyball Federation.

“For Europe we will train more to take charge, let’s improve it, because the rest of the game is going well, but it depends a lot on the reception” – Teodora Iancu, Romanian national volleyball player, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games for juniors.

“Even if it is a tiring period, a long preparation period, I have spoken to the girls and they have to understand that this is a performance sport, when you have three competitions in two months, you have no choice but to stay focused on each individual competition. Let’s see what happens in Europe. The problem is that after FOTE we were left without Paula Bartnoy, captain of the team, which led to a huge shortage, because we no longer had very good changes, meaning the girls who attended are younger. We try to finish that way and maybe finish 5-6 in the Europe, which will take us to the world.” – Marius Makari, coach of the Romanian national junior volleyball team, bronze medalist at the Balkan Games.

The Balkan Junior Championships is the third major competition organized by Romania in the past two years, after the Balkan Youth Beach Volleyball Championships in Seghetto Marmazie, in June, and after the European Senior Volleyball Championships last year, in Cluj-Napoca. The president of the Romanian Volleyball Federation, Adin Cojocaru, says the forum he leads will not stop here and will continue to organize important tournaments.

“The organization has risen to the level of competition on a large scale. We are pleased that the local community hosted us, by the Muvini City Council, and we hope for another collaboration. The feedback has been very good from the teams participating here, and we intend to continue organizing, because that is how they promote the game of ball The plane, that’s how you start bringing the coaches and the kids into the gym, and in a way it gives more courage, more confidence to the teams that participate in the competitions it organizes.” Adin Cojocaru, President of the Romanian Volleyball Federation.

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