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Zhu Ting spearheads Kobe 2017 Dream Team

 
Kobe, Japan, May 14, 2017 – Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallist Zhu Ting was named Most Valuable Player of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Kobe 2017 at the Green Kobe Arena, after she spearheaded VakifBank Istanbul to win the title.


Zhu leads a stellar cast of outstanding performers in the five-day competition in Kobe. The Chinese star was also named Best Outside Spiker.

The 22-year old won the Best Outside Spiker award in Manila 2016, when VakifBank made a bronze medal finish.

FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship Kobe 2017 Dream Team:

- Outside Spikers: Zhu Ting (CHN) of VakifBank Istanbul and Gabriela Guimaraes (BRA) of Rexona-SESC Rio
- Middle Blockers: Kubra Akman (TUR) of VakifBan Istanbul and Maja Poljak (CRO) of Dinamo Moscow
- Setter: Kaname Yamaguchi (JPN) of NEC Red Rockets
- Opposite: Tijana Boskovic (SRB) of Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul
- Libero: Silvija Popovic (SRB) of Volero Zurich


MVPs of the Club World Championship:

1991 - Sao Paulo: Ida Alvares (BRA), Sadia Sao Paulo (BRA)
1992 - Jesi: Ana Flavia Sanglard (BRA), Acqua di Fiori Belo Horizonte (BRA)
1994 - Sao Paulo: Ana Moser (BRA), Leite Moca Sorocaba (BRA)
2010 - Doha: Katarzyna Skowronska (POL), Fenerbahce Istanbul (TUR)
2011 - Doha: Natasa Osmokrovic (CRO), Rabita Baku (AZE)
2012 - Doha: Sheilla Castro (BRA), Sollys Nestle Osasco (BRA)
2013 - Zurich: Jovana Brakocevic (SRB), VakifBank Istanbul (TUR)
2014 - Zurich: Ekaterina Gamova (RUS), Dinamo Kazan (RUS)
2015 - Zurich: Jordan Larson (USA), Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul (TUR)
2016 - Manila: Tijana Boskovic (SRB), Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul (TUR)
2017 – Kobe: Zhu Ting (CHN), VakifBank Istanbul (TUR)


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