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06-11-2013

45TH ANNIVERSARY OF SAN JUAN VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION

FSV President, Jaime Berge at the opening ceremony of the Sport facilities 2012

San Juan, Argentina, November 6, 2013 - The Argentine Volleyball Federation greets very specially on this date, November 6th, 2013, the San Juan Volleyball Federation on its 45th anniversary since it opened for the first time in the year 1968 boosted by the Engineering Faculty of the National San Juan University, in charge at that time of professor Nicolas Moreno, who together with Club Universitario carried out all the necessary document procedures at the Argentine Volleyball Confederation.

The San Juan Volleyball Federation, through out its constant work, it has been one of the main suppliers of the development of volleyball in our country giving great players to the national and international competitions, seeding outstanding athletes at all levels.

FeVA President, Juan Antonio Gutierrez pointed out: "The San Juan Volleyball Federation is one of the main companions at the development of our country's volleyball. At their province we have enjoyed unforgettable moments in our sport. Today it is one of the permanent promoters of volleyball events and this year at its soul our "panthers", the Argentine Seniors' Women Team qualified for the Italian World Championship 2014 after being absent during the last three editions of that competition. The province also has a three consecutive Argentine A1 Men's League champion, UPCN that made history at World level; an historical clubs that gave its best players to the country, Obras and many other facts to be proud of. I greet specially Jaime Berge as President of the San Juan Volleyball Federation representing on him all San Juan volleyball movement".

In the year 1968, the clubs Obras Sanitarias, Colon Juniors, Universitarios, Huazihul Rugby Club, Comunicaciones and Los Andes were present at the first Assembly that put as new authorities the following people:

President: Prof. Roberto Salinas
Vice-President: Mr. Gilberto Rosselot
Treasurer: Sebastiáan Ariza
Secretary: Mr. Hernan Torres Lobato

Its big history started in the year 1982 when the Seniors' Team of Club Obras Sanitarias obtained the Champions Club Cup qualifying to organize on the following year the Champions Club South American Cup. From there on, many international competitions were organized in the province including a new South American Cup, 5 editions of the FIVB World League and one of the venues of the Seniors' Men World Championship 2002.

San Juan Volleyball Federation recognizes its own history: "Everything helped with the growth of our players, being at this moments the Federation that in the last ten years won most of the Argentine Grass-Root Championships at the Men and Boys' level and the only Province Federation that has participated of all Argentine Championships organized by the FeVA since its creation, being one permanent "factory" of players that then belong to the national teams and that became examples of athletes to be repeated all over the country".

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