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23-10-2012

THE ARGENTINE SENIORS' FINISHED FIFTH AFTER DEFEATING VENEZUELA 3-0

Piccolo facing a double Venezuelan blocking

Lima, Peru, October 23 - In its last presentation in the Juniors' Women South American Championship Argentina overcame Venezuela celebrating a new victory and their final fifth standing among the best continental teams. The match ended 3-0 (25-23, 28-26, 25-13) showing their improvement along the competition.

This was the third consecutive victory of the girls, all in straigh sets showing their recovery after losing the first two matches v Colombia and Brazil that left them without chances of fighting a place at the 2013 Chzeck Republic.

The first two sets v Venezuela were a fight point by point. Venezuela got a wide lead on the second set but then Argentina found its momentum recovered to win that set and the third one by a great difference.

On the near future four of these light blue - white girls will be part of the Youth's Girls South American Championship, to be held also in Peru, looking forward to a new World Championship.

Uruguay won the seventh place over Paraguay, 3-2. Brazil was the champion over Peru while Colombia won the third place over Chile to win their ticket for the World Championship.

(Photos - 2012 Juniors' Women South American Championship 2012)

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