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Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 29, 2015 - While the men's premier annual competition for national teams, the FIVB World League 2015 Preliminary Round is coming to its end, on the other side, the women's premier anual competition for national teams, the World Grand Prix 2015 started its path towards a new champion. Las Panteras, the Argentine Seniors' Women Team will start its participation this next weekend and today they left in the morning headed by their coach, Guillermo Orduna towards Croatia playing in the city of Porec their first challenges.

With some chances of the team that won the Bronze Medal at the Pan-American Cup (and also the qualification for the World Grand Prix 2016) held in Peru, Las Panteras dream on keeping growing and improving towards standing among the best teams of the Globe.

Carla Castiglione will replace Lucia Fresco as opposite players and Elina Rodríguez and Marcia Scacchi will change with Tanya Acosto and Sol Piccolo their places. Also Marianela Garbari will rest while the team will travel only with 12 players with Tatiana Rizzo as only Libero.

Argentina on this weekend will face the host team of Croatia, Netherlands and Czech Republic at Zatika Hall Porec, July 3rd - 5th., all three very strong rivals Las Panteras could never overcome.

Then, they will return to Argentina where July 10th - 12th they will host the weekend at Cincuentenario Stadium in Formosa v Canada, Netherlands and Poland (this last one hosting the Final of Group 2 in Lublin, August 1st - 2nd.

Grand Prix 2015
Weekend #1 - Porec (Croatia)
3/7 - 20.00 - Argentina v. Croacia
4/7 - 17.00 - Argentina v Netherlands
5/7 - 17.00 - Argentina v Dominican Czech

Weekend #2 - Formosa (Argentina)
10/7 - 22.00 - Argentina . Canada
11/7 - 22.00 - Argentina v Netherlands
12/7 - 22.00 - Argentina v Poland

Setters: Yael Castiglione -y Clarisa Sagardia.
Opposite players: Leticia Boscacci - Carla Castiglione.
Middle spikers: Emilce Sosa - Florencia Busquets - Julieta Lazcano.
Wing spikers: Yamila Nizetich, Josefina Fernandez, Elina Rodríguez, Marcia Scacchi.
Libero : Tatiana Rizzo.