At the World Cup another match ended with the participation of the Russian team. Bazarevich’s team met with rivals from Venezuela. This fight had no tournament significance, since both teams lost their chances of reaching the quarter-finals in the previous round of the second group stage.
The match was held at a slow pace. In the first half on the court there was an equal game, which was reflected in the numbers on the scoreboard. The teams went for a long break with a score of 27:27. In the second half, the Russians added and in the third quarter made a breakthrough, stepping forward by six points. In the final game segment, they managed to consolidate the advantage and arrange a victory – 69:60.