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08-08-2013

FIVB GRAND PRIX: ARGENTINA STARTS A NEW WEEKEND IN HONG KONG

Argentina trained in Hong Kong and is ready to start a new weekend of competition

Hong Kong, China, August 8th, 2013 - In the other end of the World, the Argentine Seniors' Women Team is ready for a new weekend of the FIVB Grand Prix 2013. Pool I will take place this weekend in the city of Hong Kong, with Argentina facing first Turkey, the Bronze Medal of last year's edition of this competition. The match will take place at 7:00 Argentine time this Friday morning.

As Argentina, Turkey finished the first weekend with a record of win-loss 2-1, scoring a total of 6 points while the light blue - white team scored 4 (two tie-breaker victories). Both teams also faced each other in the year 2012 on the second weekend with Turkey celebrating a 3-1 victory.

The host team of China, the second rival of Argentina will face the South American Team on Saturday 4.45 Argentine time. The Asian powerful team, had an outstanding first weekend with 3 victories and an only set lost and as Turkey, they also faced Argentina in the year 2012 winning China in Macao 3-1.

Finally, Argentina will face the Czech Republic on Sunday at 2.15 Argentine time. At this point the team coached by Guillermo Orduna stands one point ahead of the last rival of the second weekend as they won an only match. There are no backgrounds of them facing each other at any international competition.

(FIVB Grand Prix 2013 - Official Website)

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