Result: Russia see off Bulgaria to reach men's volleyball final

Result: Russia ease into men's volleyball final
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Russia book a spot in the men's volleyball final after securing a 3-1 victory over Bulgaria.

Russia have eased into the final of the men's volleyball event following a 3-1 win over Bulgaria.

The Russians were the better side in the early stages of the first set by holding their serve and taking a strong lead.

It took 24 minutes for Russia to take a one-set lead 25-21, which allowed them to dominate the clash and ease through the second set, leaving Bulgaria with a lot to do after they managed to only get 15 points on the board.

Russia looked odds-on to finish the match in the third set but Bulgaria forced through a fourth after serving well and grabbing a 25-23 win.

Despite a strong comeback, the Russians proved too much for Bulgaria as they secured a spot in the final with a 25-23 win in the fourth set.

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