Volleyball European Championship matches have started in the Netherlands in the D Group. Ukrainian national team played with the Czeсh Republic.
Ukrainian team won confidently first two sets, lost the third game and snatched victory in the last set. This victory has become the fist for the national team since 1997.
Ukraine - Czech Republic 3:1 (25:21, 25:19, 19:25, 25:22).
It is mentioned that the Netherlands, Poland, Estonia and Montenegro are also included to the D Group. Ukraine's volleyball team will have the next game with the team of the Netherlands.
Previously, Oleksiy Len, the centerforward of Atlanta Hawks put up a great performance in the NBA game against Milwaukee Bucks.
Over more than 30 minutes in the game, the Ukrainian set a new career-high record in NBA. He scored 33 points; that includes six three-pointer, four assists, eight rebounds and two block-shots. However, it still was not enough for his team to prevail, as Milwaukee won (105-117).