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07-02-2014

SOUTH AMERICAN BEACH TOUR: GOOD START OF ARGENTINA

Gallay-Klug started celebrating in Chile sands

Viña del Mar, Chile, February 7, 2014 - A good start for the Argentine beach volleyball representative in the 2nd stop of the Continent Tour stop being held in the city of Viña del Mar this weekend with victories headed by Ana Gallay and Georgina Klug, the top leader team of the country with an ideal result of two victories over two victories.

Gallay-Klug could not be stopped from their beginning. In their first presentation they overcame Mogollon-Cubillas from Peru 2-0 (21-17, 21-11) to end their first day defeating the second ranked Brazilian team in the competition, Monte-Fares by an unquestionable 2-0 (21-11, 21-14).

The other Women's Argentine pair, Julieta Puntin and the junior Cecilia Peralta were defeated inLa their first match by the best Chilean team of Camila Pazdirek-Francisca Rivas 0-2 (double 10-21). Later on the date Valiente-Cardoso from Paraguay overcame them also 0-2 (10-21, 12-21).

Among the men teams, Pablo-Facundo Del Coto after obtaining the silver medal in the first stop of the season in Brazil, this time opened the competition with a defeat by Henriquez-Rangel from Venezuela 0-2 (19-21, 20-22).

While the champions of the Argentine Tour stop in Cerrito, Ian Mehamed-Julian Azaad defeated Brizuela-Riveros from Paraguay 2-0 (21-10, 25-23) to play against the powerful Chilean cousins Marco-Esteban Grimalt to finish with a victory and a defeat their first day as Chile overcame them by 0-2 (18-21, 18-21).

This Saturday they will also close their first round and in the afternoon it will be time for Quarter-Finals. Only four teams of each gender will participate of semi-finals and then third and final matches on Sunday.

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