Thursday ended with a bang as the Global Cup ended the day at the Huntsman World Senior Games. The Bronze Medal match began at 5:30 PM at Desert Hills High School and showcased the talent of Team Canada and Team Switzerland. While the teams were fairly evenly matched, the Swiss eventually came out on top, winning in three straight sets to clinch the Bronze Medal.
The Gold Medal match between Russia and the United States began at 7:30 PM and was an incredible show for the near capacity crowd. Team USA came out fast and hard to win the first set. Russia stormed back to tie it up at one a piece. Set three also went to Russia, but displaying incredible fortitude, Team USA battled back to one again tie it up at 2 each. The final set to 15 was hard fought but Russia emerged victorious with a score of 15 to 13. With the win, Russia became the first ever repeat Global Cup Champion.
Friday continues with the following competitions:
Volleyball - Session 2
Volleyball - Sand - Session 2
Softball - Men
Softball - Women
Basketball 5-on-5 Men
As always, the sporting competitions are free for all to attend.