Nearly 1,000 kilometers will take BHT Pyrki Poznań to reach Baia Mare, host EBT Finals 2019. The Polish champion in four rounds, the Poznan team comes to Romania with the thought of surpassing the best performance in history – ranking in place 6.

BHT Pyrki Poznań returns to an EBT Finals after a three-year break. So far, the Poles have never climbed higher than the 6th place, but have set their goal to overcome the performance achieved in 2012 in Greece. This could be sininom including a qualification in aces. Over time, Pyrki Poznań won the title in Poland four times and climbed the podium another five times.

Poznan comes to Baia Mare with Alicja Ślęzak, a member of the national team of Poland, with whom he won the silver at Euro 2017 and participated in the previous World Championship.

BHT Pyrki Poznań (Poland)
City: Poznan
Founded in 2006
Colors: kaki, black, red.

Previous participations and results at EBT Finals:
6th place in 2012
10th place in 2014, 2016

Poland’s Champion in 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013
Poland’s Vice-champion in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015
3rd place in Poland’s Championship in 2018

Squad:
Sylwia Korniluk, Natalia Filończuk, Karolina Peda, Marta Wittek, Alicja Ślęzak, Natalia Weronika Jakubek, Karolina Pakosz, Martyna Matysek, Marta Maria Dobrołowicz, Dagmara Żychniewicz, Daria Kozłowska, Dominika Lesińska

Staff:
Karolina Peda (antrenor-jucător)

Representative players:: 
Alicja Ślęzak – component of Poland’s national team, she was awarded with silver medal at Euro 2017 and she was present at World Championship in 2018
Sylwia Korniluk – goalkeeper and team captain,  nominated most of the times “the best goalkeeper” of the tournaments to which BHT Pyrki Poznan participated. Sylwia is also the second coach of Poland’s junior team.
Karolina Peda – coach-player, the brain of the team.  She is also the head coach of Poland’s junior team and the second coach of Poland’s senior national team. 

“The participation in EBT finals has been our main goal since few years. We are extremely glad that during the last season we were fighting as hard as we can to get that privilege. It’s going to be our fourth appearance in EBT finals and we are extremely motivated to improve our previous results and make new history! We are going to do our best to be classified on the top during the championship. We can’t wait to feel that wonderful atmosphere!”  said Sylwia Korniluk, Captain BHT Pyrki Poznań

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