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19-07-2015

ARGENTINA OUTPLAYS COLOMBIA AT THE PANAM GAMES IMPROVING TO 2-0

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Toronto, Canada, July 19, 2015 - In the second day of the Men's Volleyball Tournament at the Pan American Games this Sunday at the Exhibition Center of Toronto, Argentina, coached by Julio Velasco, got the second victory in as many matches overcoming Colombia 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-21) standing very near of the Qualification for the next Round. This Tuesday they will face in the "classical" South American duel, Brazil in the last match of the preliminary round at 14.30.

At no time there was parity between Argentina and Colombia and therefore Velasco gave the chance to show their skills to those players that could nearly or did not participate of the match v Cuba on Thursday. Without the usual start line-up Martin Ramos topped the score with 17 rallies and a high spiking efficiency - 61.90% as opposite player.

The main skills showed Argentine better performance with 41-30 spikes, 9-1 blocking and 6-2 serving.

Argentina tops Pool A undefeated with their Tuesday rival, Brazil as runner-up. They were defeated today in a very hard match by Cuba 2-3, that still dreams on qualifying for the next Round.

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