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27-07-2013

FIVB BEACH ANAPA OPEN: MEHAMED-AZAAD ALSO FINISHED 9TH

Second victory of Venezuela over Argentina in Anapa

Anapa, Russia, July 27, 2013 - In a date with very bad weather, Ian Mehamed and Julian Azaad, the Argentine pair still participating of the FIVB Beach Volleyball Open in the city of Anapa finished in the ninth place in their best historical performance at a FIVB competition.

After a series of strong storms that held the competition more than once, the Argentine pair fought against the Venezuelan Hernandez-Villafañe in the second round, after topping Pool D in the preliminary round of the Main Draw. The two teams faced each other more than once at the South American Tour and arrived to Russia as best second favourite team. In Anapa, first they defeated the other Argentine Men Team, Pablo Bianchi-Facundo Del Coto.

Even though the Argentine started winning the first set, the Venezuelan with an outstanding come back on the second one won 1-2 (21-17, 12-21, 11-15).

Therefore, as Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug that finished undefeated the preliminary round qualifying directly for the second round, Mehamed-Azaad finished ninth winning 250 points of the International Ranking and 2,000 US Dollars.

FIVB Beach Volleyball Anapa Open - Russia 2013:

Men Competition: Results - Ranking
Photos: FeVA - FIVB

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