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Italy versus Japan

Each of the four previous meetings at the World Championship between these sides were decided in straight sets. In 1978 and 1986, the Asian side won by 3-0 and in 2002 and 2006 the Europeans triumphed without dropping a set.

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Bari - PALAFLORIA

Bari is the capital city of the province of Bari and of the Apulia region, one of the richest archaeological regions in Italy. It was first colonized by Mycenanean Greeks and received influence from many Mediterranean cultures and populations.

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Referees

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Borislav Gospodinov Pobornikov

Nationality
Bulgaria
Birth Date
2/23/1959
Birth Place
Sofia
Volleyball International Referee Nominated
1998

Aziz Yener

Nationality
Turkey
Birth Date
1/1/1961
Birth Place
Turkey
Volleyball International Referee Nominated
2001
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