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19-08-2013

JUNIORS' MEN WORLD CHAMP.: ARGENTINA ARRIVED TO TURKEY

After working in Italy, Argentina arrived to Turkey

Ankara, Turkey, August 19, 2013 - The Argentine dream of the World Championship is round the corner. The Argentine Juniors' arrived to Turkey, where the 2013 Junior's Men World Championship will start next Thursday, August 22nd with Argentina playing its first match next Friday v. Iran.

The Argentine delegation arrived Sunday afternoon to the venue where in Pool B they will face in the first round Iran, Japan, Mexico and Estonia. As the pool includes five teams each country has one free date, starting with the South American country.

Argentina last preparation was a series of friendly matches in Italy v the host team, Brazil and Japan. Even though Argentina lost three very levelled matches (two by tie-break), on Saturday at the closing match the light blue - white team overcame Japan, one of the rivals of the first round in Ankara. It was a 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 26-24) result to motivate the South American team that won the Bronze Medal of that friendly competition. Brazil finished winning the same.

The final balance of that tournament was very positive as the team improved their output along the matches facing very strong teams like Italy and Brazil. Now time has arrived for the team to face their most important and demanding international season engagement.

(Official Website Juniors' Men World Championship)

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