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20-11-2011

THE ARGENTINE BOYS' U YOUTH TEAM WON THE SILVER MEDAL AT THEIR FIRST SOUTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP IN ECUADOR

The Argentine team on their first South American Championship

Guayaquil, Ecuador, November 20, 2011 - At the closing of the first ever Boys U Youth South American Championship the classical rivals, fought until the end with the Brazilian team overcoming Argentina in a terrific tie-breaker. The light blue - white team defeated Chile in the morning (that at the regular season won against Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela) but in the final match were overcome by Brazil. Therefore they won the silver medal starting a promising future.

In the morning they got revenge from Chile that on their first match defeated Argentina 2-0 (25-17, 25-20) and in the afternoon - the only match played to the best of five sets and not as on the qualification - to the best of three they were defeated 2-3 (25-23, 16-25, 26-24, 16-25, 17-19) in a very levelled final set.

Now they young team will return to the country and keep working on the grass-root categories to become in their dreams one day, great international volleyball players. It is just their very satisfactory start.

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