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Full field to see in Playa Grande the best Argentine beach volleyball competition

Mar del Plata, Argentina, January 14, 2012 - Just, perfect. That is the right sentence for today's start of the first Main Draw of the 2012 Argentine Summer Beach Volleyball season Tour. The "Argentine, A Country with Great People, Nation Presidency" Cup, played during all Saturday at Resort 8 Biologia of Playa Grande showed excitement, good audience, outstanding organization and even a great weather, not too hot but with sunny sky. Martín Conde-Facundo Del Coto and Julián Azaad-Ian Mehamed have already qualified for the Semi-Final matches with the competition going on this Sunday.

They qualified after defeating Santiago Etchegaray-Pablo Suárez and Martín Carrocera-Adriano Paqualini 2-0 respectively.

All day long people watched very intensive and exciting matches in the two fields built for this event. The viewers went from one field to the other reaching about 10,000 thousand people along the day as advised by the organizers. An extraordinary sightseeing to broadcast beach volleyball with tourists coming to the city from all over the country, added that all beach events are being broadcast by television.

Beach has its own charm and magic. Therefore the people that were in the beach slowly started to get near where the matches were taking place, even with their beach seats, settled being EMDER boards, enjoying of what was going on in the competition while enjoying one more day on their holidays. They divided themselves into two different fan groups in each match giving a special colour and taste to the tournament in 22 matches. This Sunday the competition promises more excitement on the final phase as at 13.00 the semi-finals will take place with Conde-Del Coto and Mehamed-Azaad waiting for their rivals that will come out of the losers round. Before the third place is played, there will be a surprise with an exhibition match played by indoor and beach volleyball players. The final match will take place at 16.30.

Last but not least, the outstanding and perfect organization of the Argentine Volleyball Federation and the continuous support of Buenos Aires Eventos were clue when thinking of this competition that will give one team the first Gold Medal of the season.

(Results 1st. stop)