Defending men's champions Bosnia and Herzegovina eased into the quarter-finals of the men’s World Sitting Volleyball Championships in Eindhoven.
With two victories to their credit, the Bosnian team were hoping to seal top spot in Pool D against Poland.
An impressive display saw the holders emerge as comfortable 25-12, 25-9, 25-20 winners to head into the last eight on a high.
The result left Poland at risk of missing out on a quarter-final spot, with Egypt having the opportunity to move second in the standings should they beat Iraq, which they duly did with 23-25, 25-21, 25-18, 26-24 triumph allowing them to advance as runners-up.
Ukraine secured their spot in the quarter-finals by beating Croatia 25-20, 25-14, 21-25, 25-14 in Pool C.
The result saw Croatia finish bottom of the Pool C standings having lost each of their three matches.
Ukraine progressed in second place behind Brazil, who won 25-14, 25-21, 25-23 against Kazakhstan to top the standings.
Paralympic champions Iran claimed their third win when they beat Russia 25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-20, with both teams progressing to the last eight.
Germany overcame Japan 25-16, 25-16, 25-11 in the other Pool B, resulting in them finishing third.
China maintained their unbeaten record when they beat Rwanda 25-14, 25-21, 25-13 to top Pool A.
Hosts Netherlands are due to face the United States in the final match of the day.
China will face Russia in the quarter-finals, with the winners of the Dutch and US match facing Iran.
Brazil will take on Egypt, while Bosnia are due to face Ukraine.
The women’s competition had a rest day today to allow teams to travel to Rotterdam from Arnhem.
Quarter-finals in the both the men’s and women’s events are scheduled to take place tomorrow.