First RefereeMarie-Catherine BOULANGERBELSecond RefereeAlexandros MYLONAKISGRE
Kolodruma is the biggest multifunctional complex in Plovdiv, famous with modern architecture and impressive atmosphere. The hall is unique not only being the only covered Olympic-sized cycling track in the Balkans, but also for being able to host 22 sports at the highest level. Kolodruma has also a hall for warm up trainings, press center, locker rooms, coach rooms, LED screens, underground and grand parking for 438 cars. The Arena is connected to four boulevards so getting there is easy. Capacity: 6100
How To Attend
Naycho Tsanov Blvd., PLOVDIV, 4000 Capacity: 6100
City bus lines that have stops near the arena: 4, 10, 17, 99 PLOVDIV AIRPORT – distance to the hall is 12.2 km, cca. 15 min by car. There’s no public transportation from the airport. SOFIA AIRPORT – distance to the hall by car using highway A1 is 151 km and takes around 1 hour 40 minutes. Get directions
Anna Haak was born 19th of September 1996 and is the older sister of Isabelle Haak. During college in the USA in 2018, Anna was included in the All Star Team. Last season she won the French Championships with ASPTT Mulhouse. Outside the court she enjoys spending time with family and exploring new places.
· Sweden and the Netherlands will meet for the third time at the European Championships. The Dutch won both previous meetings in straight sets.
· In the 1983 edition, the Netherlands beat Sweden 3-0 in the pool for seventh to 12th place.
· Earlier this tournament, the Netherlands defeated Sweden in straight sets in the group stage. The Dutch (10) won significantly more points from blocks than the Swedes (2).
· Isabelle Haak (18) picked up the most points for Sweden in that match, while Nika Daalderop (15) finished as top scorer for the Netherlands.
· Sweden will record a top-eight finish for the first time at the European Championships. Their best previous result was a 12th place in 1983.
· Sweden reached the quarter-finals after a 3-2 victory against Bulgaria in the round of last 16.
· Sweden have recorded as many victories at the 2021 European Championships (3) as in their previous three participations combined (3, all in 1971).
· Of Sweden's three wins in this edition, two came in five sets. These were their first five-setters at the European Championships.
· Isabelle Haak (157) is the leading points scorer in the final round of this tournament. She won the most points for Sweden in all six of their matches so far.
· Since winning their only European title in 1995, the Netherlands finished in the top four in four of the 12 subsequent European Championships: fourth in 2003 and second in 2009, 2015 and 2017.
· The Netherlands have won five of their six matches in this tournament, with a 3-0 defeat against Turkey in the group stage as the only exception. The Dutch defeated Germany 3-1 in the round of last 16.
· The Netherlands won two of their last three quarter-final matches at the European Championships: 3-1 win against Poland in 2015, 3-0 win versus Italy in 2017 and a 3-0 defeat to Turkey in 2019.
· The Netherlands have won each of their last 19 matches at the European Championships in which they took the opening set, since a 3-2 defeat against Croatia in 2013.
· Anne Buijs (81) has won the most points for Netherlands in this tournament. Nika Daalderop (79) follows closely.
· Juliët Lohuis (17) is among the players to have won the most points from blocks in the final round.
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