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04-08-2013

SOUTH AMERICAN SENIORS' MEN CHAMP.: ARGENTINA TRAVELS TO BRAZIL

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 4, 2013 - Six teams will participate August 6th - 10th at the Alfredo Barreto Sport Centre in Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, of the premier volleyball competition of the Continent for National Seniors'. In Pool A stand Brazil, Colombia and Chile while in Pool B stands Argentina together with Venezuela and Paraguay. The 30th edition of this event qualifies the two finalists for the Italian World Championship 2014. The third spot for South America Confederation will be decided at the Qualification Championship that will take place next in Colombia.

The Argentine Delegation is travelling this Sunday towards Brazil where they will face on the first match of their competition, Paraguay this Tuesday, August 6, at 17.30 local time. The same day, Brazil will then face Chile at 20.30.

In the first 29 editions, Brazil conquered 28 titles with the country not participating in the 1964 edition held in Argentina with the title won by the home team.

The team of Javier Weber has a roster with three new names. They are the wing spikers, Agusttin Ramonda and Ezequiel Palacios from Cordoba and Formosa respectively, added to the roster that participated of the FIVB World League Finals held in Mar del Plata last month and the opposite player, Pablo Kukartsev, replacing the injured Ivan Castellani that will go through surgery next Wednesday of the right knee meniscus.

Therefore the official 14 players Roster travelling to Brazil includes:

Setters: Luciano De Cecco - Nicolas Uriarte

Opposite players: Bruno Romanutti - Pablo Kukartsev

Middle players: Pablo Crer - Sebastian Sole - Martin Ramos

Wing spikers: Rodrigo Quiroga - Federico Pereyra - Pablo Bengolea - Agustin Ramond -, Ezequiel Palacios

Liberos: Alexis Gonzalez - Facundo Santucci

30TH SOUTH AMERICAN SENIOR'S MEN CHAMPIONSHIP

AUGUST 6TH - 10TH, 2013

CABO FRIO - RIO DE JANEIRO - BRAZIL

Pool A: BRAZIL, COLOMBIA, CHILE

pool B: ARGENTINA, VENEZUELA, PARAGUAY

Preliminary Round

August 6, 2013

17.30 ARG v PAR

20.30 BRA v CHI

August 7th

17.30 ARG v VEN

20.30 BRA v COL

August 8th

17.30 VEN v PAR

20.30 COL v CHI

Semi-Finals and Final matches

August 9th

14.30 3º G A x 3º G B (7)

17.30 2º G A x 1º G B (8)

20:30 1º G A x 2º G B (9)

August 10th

18.45 Losers matches 8 & 9 (3rd place)

21.45 Winners matches 8 & 9 (Final)

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