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02-02-2014

2ND ARGENTINE BEACH TOUR STOP IN CERRITO WITH TITLES FOR GALLAY-PUNTIN & MEHAMED-AZAAD

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Entre Rios, Argentina, February 2, 2014 - This Sunday came to an end in the city of Cerrito the 2nd Argentine National Beach Volleyball Tour stop with outstanding success and the victory of two of the Argentine Beach Volleyball Team that represent the country at different international competitions, Ana Gallay-Julieta Puntin (women) and Julian Azaad-Ian Mehamed (men).

In an spectacular framework, with great audience and the main field complete in a complex with 6 fields, the two final matches showed the best level of the top teams of Argentina, with the four teams giving their utmost, in both genders to close an outstanding party. The event with the presence of its Mayor Orlando Lovera, was organized by the City Hall together with the Entre Rios Volleyball Federation.

The party could not have been better, the local Julieta Puntin together with the Olympic Ana Gallay from Nogoya overcame at the women's final Alejandra Graiño-Cecilia Peralta (Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata) and also two players of the Argentine Beach Volleyball Team that represents the country worldwide. The match ended 2-0 (double 21-11).

Among the men's teams, the local Julian Azaad (son of Mario and Corina - main members of the Organizing Committee of this event) together with Ian Mehamed from Mar del Plata won the title defeating Santa Fe's first stop champions, Alejandro Ronconi (Maria Grande, Entre Rios) and Angel Verzzali (Santa Fe) in a very tied tie-breaker 2-1 (22-20, 17-21, 15-11). The winners defended the crown obtained at the same venue in 2013.

The fight for the third place, and bronze medal was won by Luciana Forguez and Gabriela Albano from Entre Rios and winners of the first stop in Santa Fe and by the local Silvio Uriel Jacob, who in his first competition together with Sebastian Sanchez, from Rosario celebrated the victory and the Podium place.

the success of one of the most important competitions of the country was incredible. A total of 19 women pairs and 33 men's fought the Qualy to step onto the Main Draw at the same time that the Entre Rios Tour with different categories playing was taken place at the other four fields of the same Complex. The figures give a proof of the growth of beach volleyball all over Argentina with the best players showing themselves during three great days for Argentine Beach Volleyball growth.

Now the Argentine National Tour moves to Rada Tilly, where for the first time at FeVA's time will host one of the stops of the most important beach volleyball competition of the country that this season includes 15 stops ending in May instead of the usual summer season. Beach Volley arrives for the first time to the Patagonian with a real federative spirit and as part of the program that will visit most of the country and main cities of our country.

Many of the pairs that already participated of the first two stops started registering for Rada Tilly. For all of them the organizers proposed to incentivate the participation helping with their travelling to the South of the country.

For any enquiries, registration or questions please address to beach@feva.org.ar or by phone to the Tour Competition Director, Miguel Mendez at: 1157744967.

All information at: www.feva.org.ar.

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