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Bianchi/Azaad pvercame by BRA 1-2 ibn the final match

Asuncion, Paraguay, April 18, 2016 – The party of the 7th stop of the CSVP Beach Volleyball South American Tour was all “verde amarilla” as Brazil won both gender Gold Medals with Hevaldo-Bruno (men’s) and Rebeca-Neide (women's) topped the Podium at the outstanding facilities of Rakiura Resort in the city of Asuncion.

Playing together for the last two years, Rebeca-Neide won their first title celebrating over the Paraguayan Filippo-Michelle 2-0 (21-16, 21-19) in the first participation of the pair at the CSVP Beach South American Tour. “We arrived here knowing it would be very hard to play v the host team with the support of the local fans. But we won the Gold Medal and we are very happy” said Rebecca. With this result Brazil finishes first at the women’s ranking season 2015/16.

Hevaldo-Bruno recovered the title won in Cartagena, Colombia after defeatomg in the final match the Argentine Bianchi/Azaad in a tiebreaker 2-1 (16-21, 21-13, 15-12). “Two South American Beach competitions and two titles. We congratulate the Argentine pair as they played very well. We are very happy and this stop was great” celebrated Hevaldo.

At the women’s competition, the Bronze medal was won by Cammarano-Gomez URU overcoming Ecuador Mishelle-Vilela 2-0 (21-17, 21-13). At the men’s the medal was won by the young Brazilian George-Vinicius after overcoming the also young Venezuelan Bolivar-Golindano 2-1 (21-18, 18-21, 17-15).

Thirty two pairs of 10 different countries competed in two fields. This morning early at the semi-finals the Paraguayan Filippo-Michelle faced the Uruguayan Cammarano-Gomez and the Brazilian Rebecca-Neide v the ECU Mishelle-Vilela and the victory of the local team woke up an incredible support of the host audience for the final v BRA1, that had defeated Ecuador 2-0 (21-18, 21-13). Then, BRA1 overcame BRA2 2-0 (27-25, 21-15) and Bianchi-Azaad ARG defeated VEN Bolivar-Golindano also 2-0 (21-8, 21-16).

The 8th stop will take place the first weekend of May, 6th – 8th in Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia.