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Toronto, Canada, July 18, 2015 - Argentina volleyball keeps growing at the Pan-American Games Toronto 2015. Not only the two gender beach volleyball pairs of Gallay-Klug and Mehamed-Capogrosso stand already among the best beach volleyball teams of each gender but the Women's debut v Cuba was a tidy 3-0 victory as the Men's did today, alvo v Cuba 3-1 (25-20, 25-15, 23-25, 25-15) in front of over 3,000 viewers. This Sunday at 20.00 the light blue - White team coached by Julio Velasco will face Colombia in the second match of the competition.

Argentina displayed a good show with Facundo Conte having an outstanding performance scoring himself alone a complete set, 25 points well sparred by his playing mates in spiking, serving (7-1) and blocking (12-8). Jose Luis Gonzalez scored 18 points being a clue player on the match as was Nicolas Uriarte. Argentina won in confidence and skills without any problema but only on the third set, Cuba showed some parity due to Argentine non-forzed errors.

Argentine Men's matches:

Friday, 7/17 Argentina v Cuba 3-1 (25-20, 25-15, 23-25, 25-15)
Sunday, 7/19 Argentina v Colombia
Tuesday, 7/21 Argentina v Brazil
Wednesday, 7/22 Quarter-Finals
Friday, 7/24 Semi-Finals, 5th & 6th, 7th & 8th
Sunday, 7/26, Gold and Bronze