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10-07-2012

THE 2012 FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL YOUTH'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS IN CYPRUS

Cyprus sand ready to welcome the competition

Larnaca, Cyprus, July 10, 2012 - This Wednesday onwards, Larnaca sands will welcome the Youth's World Championship for U 19 Boys - being played both genders until Saturday, July 14th. Argentina will be present with a boys team, the Mar del Plata Facundo Funes-Samuel De Elorza.

Eighty teams, 40 each gender, will meet at this important Cyprus city with 32 teams at the Main Draw - 8 are substitute ones, divided in eight pools of four teams each playing a round robin first round. The best three teams of each pool will go on at the second round heading towards the 2012 youth's title.

Funes-De Elorza arrive to this competition with two titles at the 2012 Beach Volleyball grass-root categories. These young talented athletes are part of the development centre in Mar del Plata (one of the four around the country).

Argentine only international experience at this level was in the year 2011 when the Santa Fe team Lisandro Rouzic-Mateo Iwanowsk finishing on the 9th place and thereafter including themselves in Seniors' competitions.

(Official site 2012 Youth's Beach Volleyball World Competition)

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