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01-10-2013

ARGENTINE BEACH VOLLEYBALL AND A NEW PATH

Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 1, 2013 - Argentine beach volleyball is developing itself steadily day after day, with the Argentine Volleyball Federation summon very experienced beach volleyball staff to work in this path giving it the same importance it has in the country's indoor volleyball.

The organization during this international season of Corrientes Grand Slam very successful, the tours of the main Argentine pairs and their participations in several stops of the FIVB World Tour, the new strength given to the Development Centres and the setting of an important number of coaches for all categories, speak clearly of FeVA's idea to make and give beach volleyball the same importance it has around the most important countries of the World without forgetting that Argentina obtained Olympic participations and one World title thanks to its competitions.

Also, the Gold Medal won by the men's team of Santiago Aulisi (Mar del Plata) and Leandro Aveiro (Mendoza) in the first ever edition of the South American Youth's Games, represents a great boost for the work done at the Development Centres around the country.

“This title means a lot for our beach volleyball. These boys come from working very hard and beach volleyball will receive a boost with young blood that stands very motivated and excited with their competitions and results". "I can not forget that it is the work done by a group of first class coaches with lots of international beach volleyball knowledge, people that back us and that we can consider a great part of this result, that we can add their work thanks to the complete support of the ENARD and the National Sport Secretariat".

The reference of the President of the FeVA heads towards the working group headed by the coach Pablo Bernardi together with very experienced coaches and former players at the best world level. Martin Conde, 2001 World Champion; together with Pablo del Coto, former World Tour player; added to the newly inclusion of Mariano Baracetti, that together with Conde in the years 2001 and 2002 obtained FIVB World Tour titles and stood among the best teams of the Globe.

FeVA also named Andres Soriano, an expertize in organizing beach volleyball that worked many years for the Swiss Volleyball Federation and Diego Ramirez, coach of the grass-root categories and Gonzalo Borstelmann, also part of that organization.

“We are sure that beach volleyball wil offer us in the next years great achievements for Argentina" pointed out Gutierrez.

Therefore, making also more important and strong the competition at the Argentine Tour and its international projection; FeVA betting for the development of grass-root categories also at beach volleyball level; searching for new talented players all over the country and offering the needed facilities so that the players can keep growing, is a must at today's Argentine volleyball.

While Argentina won the Gold Medal at the South American Youth's Games, the national team worked already thinking on the Youth's Olympic Games, the most important near future for our youngest athletes. There will be years of hard work and seeding with the support of the most important institutions of the country that work towards Argentine sport as the ENARD and the National Sport Secretariat, with the knowledge of those that know the best, the effort of the athletes and the support of the FeVA.

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