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09-03-2012

THE WINNER OF THE THIRD STOP OF THE WOMEN CONTINENTAL BEACH VOLLEYBALL CUP BETWEEN URUGUAY & VENEZUELA FACES ARGENTINA

Uruguay will host this CSV stop

Montevideo, Uruguay, March 9, 2012 - This weekend the Argentine Women Beach Volleyball delegation will know what country they will face in the final battle towards the 2012 London Olympic Games. In Pocitos resort, the host country and Venezuela will play this Saturday, March 10th and Sunday, March 11th and the winner will face then Argentina at the final duel.

The Zone Phase of the Continental Cup in its new path towars the Olympic Games qualified Brazil. Argentina, Uruguay and Venezuela in their respective line up but as Brazil already qualified through out the FIVB World Ranking, there is a second place for South American Continent.

The new formula establishes that the second and third ranked counties (always with the Zonal Phase as reference) will face each other first and the winner will go on with their dream facing Argentina while the loser will have another chance in a World Play-Out.

The winner will not only face Argentina for a place at the Olympic Games but also Brazil in a new series to establish the Continental cup Champion. The winner of this competition will represent South America at the Beach Volleyball World Cup 2012.

Uruguay and Venezuela will play four matches and in case of tie there will be a Golden set to 15 points (Argentina and Chile played this instance end of 2010 in Mar del Plata).

Matches:
Karina Cardozo-Eugenia Nieto - URU2 v VEN1 - Karelys Mosquera-Frankelina Rodríguez
Lucía Guigou-Fabiana Gómez - URU1 v VEN2 - Orquídea Vera-Norisbeth Agudo
Karina Cardozo-Eugenia Nieto - URU2 v VEN2 - Orquídea Vera-Norisbeth Agudo
Lucía Guigou-Fabiana Gómez - URU1 v VEN1 - Karelys Mosquera-Frankelina Rodríguez

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