The beach volleyball world championships held in Mexico have come to an end. The White and Reds, consisting of Bartosz Łosiak and Michał Bryl, won the first medal in history. This is how they commented on their feat.
Bartosz Łosiak and Michał Bryl made history in Polish beach volleyball. The White and Reds were the first Polish pair to win a world championship medal in this sport. In the match for bronze at the championship held in Mexico, the Poles had to face the American pair of Trevor Crabb and Theo Brunner.
Polish volleyball players made history in beach volleyball
Michał Bryl scored a total of 21 points in this match (18 attacks, 2 blocks), and Bartosz Łosiak 16 (13 attacks, 3 blocks). Ondrej Perusic and David Schweiner won gold medals and qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris for their countries.
Michał Bryl, who was the second best scorer of the tournament. The athlete scored a total of 186 points in Mexico – only this year’s champion David Schweiner (202) scored more. After winning the bronze medal, the White and Red commented on this feat in pzps.pl. – It’s like a dream. After losing the semi-final, we thought a lot about how to build it all from scratch. Today’s match was very difficult, especially in our heads. o It was also the last match in this tournament, our eighth, so we felt tired. The fans helped us here. It’s a historic medal and it was our dream, he said.
Bartosz Łosiak: We deserved this bronze medal
His partner, Bartosz Łosiak, was the best server of the championship. The Pole scored as many as 13 aces. – The fans here supported us incredibly. I think they probably remembered us from last year. It was very nice. Mexico loves beach volleyball, these three cities Huamantla, Apizaco, Tlaxcala showed it – said the bronze medalist.
– It’s amazing to play in front of these fans and win a medal here, so we are very happy. We played very good volleyball from the beginning to the end, until the last match. Yesterday we were very close to beating the Swedes, but I don’t know, maybe we didn’t deserve to play in the final, but we definitely deserved the bronze medal. We cleared our heads after yesterday’s match. I’m proud of our team and now it’s time to celebrate this victory – he concluded.