Edgar tops Club World Championship scoring


Thomas Edgar's 74 points helped Bolivar to the bronze medal match

Betim, Brazil, October 25, 2016 – Thomas Edgar made up for missing out on a medal at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship by finishing as the tournament's leading scorer.

2016 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship - Statistics

The Australia captain helped Bolivar to the bronze medal match, where defeat to Trentino meant the Argentine club left empty-handed. However, his 74 points in the tournament meant he finished top of the tournament on points scored. 

The 27-year-old opposite registered points from 66 attacks, three blocks and five serves. It meant he finished first, ahead of two players from title-winners Sada Cruzeiro. 

Outside spiker Yoandy Leal Hidalgo finished second with 69 points, while his teammate Evandro Guerra weighed in with 63 to finish third. It was the second time in two editions that Hidalgo has finished second in scoring after he finished behind Wilfredo Leon Venero in 2015. 

List of historical Club World Championship top scorers:
2013 - Betim: 108 pts – Tsvetan Sokolov, Trentino (ITA)
2014 – Belo Horizonte: 90 pts – Theo Lopes, UPCN (ARG)
2015 – Belo Horizonte: - 62 pts – Wilfredo Leon Venero, Zenit Kazan (RUS)
2016 - Betim: 74 pts – Thomas Edgar, Bolivar (ARG)


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