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28-01-2014

ARGENTINE NATIONAL BEACH TOUR 2ND STOP IN CERRITO

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Cerrito, Argentina, January 28, 2014 - This Friday will start in the Entre Rios city of Cerrito the 2nd stop of the Argentine National Beach Volleyball Tour with the participation again of 12 teams of each gender, in a very important season that includes 15 stops all over the country.

The traditional stop in Cerrito of the Argentine Beach Volleyball Tour (continuous venue of the Argentine National Women Tour) opened the season for both genders three seasons ago and now goes on with FeVA's present tour for both genders in fourteen of the fifteen stops programmed up to next May, far beyond the end of summer.

The qualification for the Main Draw is as follows:

- the best four Argentine ranking teams (to be published Tuesday evening).

- 2 Wild Cards (in charge of the supporter).

- 6 at the Qualy (that will take place on Friday).

With the presence of the Entre Rios Tourism Ministry officials and province and local authorities this Tuesday took place the official presentation of what will be the 12th edition of Cerrito Beach Volleyball Tour stop that will take place from Friday, January 31st to February 2nd at the City Hall Sport Centre Complex.

The City Hall Mayor, Orlando Lovera explained that this sport event that shines since a long time as the best of Parana Coast is very important for the city while Marcelo Borghello, in charge of Sports Events Area gave a general idea of the great program of the event. Afterwards the Province Sport Under-Secretary, Luis Gonzalez pointed out the great development of beach volleyball in the whole province but mainly in Cerrito.

"Cerrito has shown a path not seen at many places in the country and therefore we must support the event. We have to support all sport events according to our Government Program" added Gonzalez.

Heading the event also were the local delegate, Julian Azaad that just returned from participating at the first stop of the South American Tour in Brazil and Entre Rios Volleyball Federation Treasurer, Jorge Torres that foresaw a great beach volleyball party for this weekend.

The City Hall Mayor added: "Even though it sounds strange because we do not have a river with beaches, Cerrito has a long history in Argentine Beach Volleyball, one of the sport people here train and enjoy most".

As Cerrito will hold one of the dates of Argentine National Tour in both genders, added to the Province both genders Tour A and B categories, people will be able to enjoy the best level of beach volleyball of the country.

A total of over 150 pairs from Entre Rios and all over the country including players that represent the country at world level will compete this next weekend.

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