Marko Bojic (9) and the Montenegro team celebrate their victory against Germany in week one of the World League Group 3 Preliminary Round
Lausanne, Switzerland, July 5, 2016 - Slovenia celebrated victory in FIVB Volleyball World League Group 3 on Saturday, defeating Finals hosts Germany 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 21-25, 25-20) in Frankfurt am Main. Over the duration of the Group 3 competition, however, Slovenian top scorer Mitja Gasparini was outscored by Marko Bojic of Montenegro, despite his team's absence from the Finals last weekend.
Gasparini scored 12 points in his team's 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-16) semifinals victory against Greece on Friday before claiming another 14 against Germany on Saturday (Slovenia's top scorer in that match was Tine Urnaut with 17 points). The two matches took Gasparini's total for the competition to 113 points. Mitja Gasparini of Slovenia in action against Greece on Friday
Gasparini was outscored by two players over the duration of the Group 3 competition, however. Marko Bojic of Montenegro scored a total of 125 points for his team and Kervin Pinerua of Venezuela scored 116. Neither played this weekend as their teams failed to progress from the Preliminary Round to the Group 3 Finals.FIVB Volleyball World League Group 3 - StatisticsRelated news:Preliminary Round honours for Bojic in World League Group 3
Group 3 Finals results: