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1 My favourite sport Kamil Kędzierski
Volleyball My favourite sport Kamil Kędzierski

2 History Volleyball is a game invented by William G. Morgan, a PE teacher.The first match was played in FIVB (Fédération Internationale de Volleyball ) has been formed in 1947 in Paris. Picture: Sebastian Świderski (13) and Robert Szczerbaniuk (10) are blocking an attack by Andre (9)

3 Rules Points are scored by grounding the ball on the opponents' court, or when the opponent commits a fault. The first team to reach 25 points wins the set and the first team to win three sets wins the match.Teams can contact the ball no more than three times before the ball crosses the net. Picture: Giba

4 Players` specialisations
Setter – very important player. He sends the ball to attackers, and tries to lose opponent`s block to make attacks easier. Best setters: Paweł Zagumny (POL), Ricardo (BRA), Nikola Grbić (SRB). Receiver – he receives serves and has to pass the ball to the setter as best as he can. Receiver can also attack. Best receivers : Giba (BRA), Dante (BRA), Matej Kaziyski (BUL), Michał Winiarski (POL) Middle-Blocker – he performs very fast attacks, so he must know the style of setting. He`s also specialised in blocking which is very important part of game. Best Middle-Blockers : Gustavo (BRA), Daniel Pliński (POL), Andrija Gerić (SRB) Libero – libero can`t be very tall, because he has to run very fast. His specialisation are defending and receiving. He can`t serve, attack and block. Best Liberos : Krzysztof Ignaczak (POL), Sergio (BRA), Alexey Verbow (RUS) Attacker – his specialisation is attack. Attacker is usually tall and high-jumping. He also has to be very strong. Best Attackers – Mariusz Wlazły (POL), Andre (BRA), Semen Poltavskiy (RUS), Ivan Miljković (SRB)

5 Competitions The most important competition for every volleyball player are Olympic Games, which are played this year in Beijing. 12 best teams will be able to take part in it. But there are also other competitions like World Cup, World Championships or World League which is played every summer in different countries. Picture: Paweł Woicki and Polish National Team are celebrating an advance to Beijing Olimpic Games

6 Current teams ranking 1. Brasil 2. Russia 3. USA 4. Bulgaria 5. Poland
6. Argentina 7. Spain 8. Serbia 9. Puerto Rico 10. Italy

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