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Russian Federation defeat Poland to win men's volleyball bronze

Russia beat Poland 3-1 to win the men's volleyball bronze medal at the European Games in Baku.

Russia have won the men's volleyball bronze medal after beating Poland 3-1 at the European Games.

The match was even throughout, with none of the four sets being won by more than two points. Just four points separated the teams over in 134 minutes of play.

They traded points in the first set until the end, when Russia won three consecutive points to take the set by a score of 26-24.

Poland took a two-point lead midway through set two and levelled the score with a 25-23 victory.

Russia had to come from behind to take set three by a score of 25-23.

In the fourth set, Russia strolled into a 20-15 lead, but six points on the bounce by Poland saw them take the lead 21-20. Russia won the last three points of the set, though, to win 25-23.

Bulgaria and Germany meet later today in the final.

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