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26-09-2013

YOUTH'S SOUTH AMERICAN GAMES: ARGENTINA WON THE GOLD MEDAL

Lima, Peru, September 26, 1023 - The Argentine boys' beach volleyball team of Santiago Aulisi (Mar el Plata) and Leandro Aveiro (Mendoza) won the gold medal at the first ever edition of the Youth's South American Games in the city of Lima, in what is a great award for the development project of Argentine Beach Volleyball carried out by the Argentine Volleyball Federation. In the final match Argentina defeated in a terrific exciting match, the Venezuelan Gomez-Hernandez 2-0 (211-19, 24-22).

The Argentine delegation coached by one of the Argentine Beach Volleyball coaching team, Diego Ramirez carried out a giant step at the Youth's South American Games that included the delegation of the Argentine Olympic Committee, with the support of ENARD and the National Sport Secretariat that bet for the grass-root sport athletes.

“We feel very proud of obtaining this Gold Medal. A great victory for these young boys, that are very talented and that show that sport, with the support of the corresponding entities that head towards its development, is an outstanding path for our young athletes" expressed FeVA President, Juan Antonio Gutierrez.

At the girls beach volleyball competition Argentina was defeated by Uruguay 1-2 finishing on the sixth place. The gold medal was for the Brazilian team of Calvancantti-Hoffman that overcame the Paraguayan Mongelos-Valiente 2-1 (21-17, 21-23, 15-10).

Uruguay (Hannibal-Vietto) played against Brazil for the boys' bronze medal. It finished 0-2 (20-22, 16-21) for Maia-Souto winning the third place at the Podium.

The Ecuador pair Batioja-Molina won the girls' bronze after defeating from Uruguay Fortunato-Roth 2-1 (21-13, 17-21, 15-10).

RESULTS - Pool B:

PER2 0-2 ARG 9-21 / 10-21

ARG 2-0 PER4 21 - 9 / 21 - 3

ARG 2-0 COL

SEMI-FINAL

ARG 2-0 BRA 21-15 / 21-18

FINAL

ARG 2-0 VEN (21-19 / 24-22)

QUARTER-FINAL:

ARG 2-0 CHI

At the girls, Argentina was overcome on the second date by Paraguay in Pool A. In their last presentation they defeated Peru 2-0, ending in a triple tie with Argentina finishing in the third place. Then, they faced Uruguay winning 2-1.

RESULTS - Pool A:

ARG 0-2 PAR 17-21 / 22-24

ECU 0-2 ARG 13-21 / 17-21

ARG 2-1 PER

Quarter-final:

ARG 1-2 URU

Fifth place:

ARG 1-2 URU

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