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01-06-2014

SOUTH AMERICAN BEACH TOUR: ARGENTINA IN BOTH GENDERS SEMI-FINALS

PHOTOS - DAY 1

Medellin, Colombia, Jun 1, 2014 - With the sun shinning on all first fourteen double-gender games of the preliminary round on the second date of the South American Beach Volleyball Tour stop in the city of Medellin, being carried out at Unidad Deportiva de Belen, in the afternoon were settled the semi-finalists of this 8th stop: Among the Women's competition Argentina 1 (Puntin-Zonta), Uruguay, Chile and Brazil and among the men's Argentina 1 too (Mehamed-Del Coto), Brazil 2, Chile and Venezuela.

In the three quarter-final matches the three women's with local pairs had a lot of volleyball fans cheering them but even so the Colombian host teams were defeated by their rivals.

One of the semi-finals will see Argentina 1, Virginia Zonta-Julieta Puntin facing the Chilean Maria Francisca Rivas-Camila Pazdirek while Uruguay's Lucia Guigou-Fabiana Gomez will go v the strong and leader Brazilian team of Elize Maia/Fernanda Berti.

Venezuela 2 and Argentina 1 where the strongest men's quarter-final match, with a very exciting tie-breaker won by the light blue - white jersey team of Ian Mehamed-Facundo Del Coto, who will face in semi-finals the strong Brazilian Harley Silva-Jo Gomes while the other semi-final will see the Chilean cousins Grimalt and Venezuela 1, Vicente Salazar-Gerardo Mendez.

Women Results:

BRAZIL- PERU, 2-0 (21-9, 21-13)

COLOMBIA 6 - ECUADOR, 2-1 (21-14, 28-30, 15-11)

ARGENTINA 1 - VENEZUELA 1, 2-0 (21-17, 21-18)

ARGENTINA 2 - COLOMBIA 5, 2-0 (21-7, 21-12)

URUGUAY - COLOMBIA 2, 2-0 (21-15, 21-14)

PARAGUAY - COLOMBIA 4, 2-0 (21-16, 21-14)

COLOMBIA 1 - CHILE, 0-2 (16-21, 15-21)

COLOMBIA 3 - VENEZUELA 2, 2-0 (21-0, 21-0)

Quarter-Finals:

COLOMBIA 2 -ARGENTINA 1, 0-2 (18-21, 14-21)

URUGUAY - ARGENTINA 2, 2-0 (21-14, 21-19)

CHILE - COLOMBIA 6, 2-1 (21-14, 16-21, 15-9)

BRAZIL - COLOMBIA 3, 2-0 (21-11, 21-11)

Men's Results:

ARGENTINA 2 - BRAZIL 1, 2-0 (21-0, 21-0)

BRAZIL 2 - COLOMBIA 7, 2-0 (21-12, 21-11)

CHILE - BOLIVIA, 2-0 (21-12, 21-7)

COLOMBIA 6 - VENEZUELA 2, 1-2 (21-17, 19-21, 13-15)

ARGENTINA 1 - COLOMBIA 1, 2-0 (21-13, 21-17)

COLOMBIA 5 - COLOMBIA 2, 2-0 (25-23, 21-18)

COLOMBIA 3 - URUGUAY, 2-1 (12-21, 21-14, 15-12)

VENEZUELA 1 - COLOMBIA 4, 2-0 (21-11, 21-17)

Quarter-finals:

ARGENTINA1 - VENEZUELA 2, 2-1 (16-21, 21-16, 15-9)

BRAZIL 2 - COLOMBIA 4, 2-0 (21-14, 21-12)

CHILE - COLOMBIA 1, 2-0 (21-18, 21-16)

VENEZUELA 1 - ARGENTINA 2, 2-0 (21-19, 21-19)

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