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11-02-2012

THE ARGENTINE MEN TEAMS FINISHED NINTH AT THE SOUTH AMERICAN BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOUR IN CHILE

García-López warming up in Viña del Mar

Viña del Mar, Chile, February 10 2012 - As usual the Viña del Mar stop showed a great crowd at the first date of the South American Beach Volleyball Tour Stop. This third stop had two Argentine Teams, Fernando Siri-Damián Siri and Raúl López-Ignacio García, with both finishing on the ninth place.

After the twelve duels of the qualifying pools, the eight best teams will play Quarter-Finals. They are: Brasil and Venezuela 1 (Pool A), Chile 1 and Uruguay 2 (Pool B), Uruguay 1 and Bolivia (Pool C) and Venezuela 2 and Paraguay (Pool D).

In Pool C, López-García were overcome on the first match by Montenegro-Pérez Tapia. After a good start the Bolivian team won 2-1 (18-21, 21-17, 15-7). Then, the Argentine team faced the best Uruguayan Team, Williman-Zanotta that also defeated them 2-0 (21-12, 21-9).

For Siri's brothers Pool D was different. First, they defeated the Venezuelan Ramos-Silva 2-0 (double 21-8) but on the levelled duel they were overcome by Godoy-Riveros from Paraguay 1-2 (19-21, 21-18, 12-15).

Source: TopComunicaciones
Photo: Ignacio Barrera - Cooperativa.cl

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