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23-05-2016

OFFICIAL PRESENTATION OF THE ARGENTINE SENIORS' MEN TEAM SEASON

Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 23, 2016 - This Tuesday will take place the official presentation of the International demanding season of the Argentine Seniors' Men Team coached by Julio Velasco, that includes two very important competitions, on one side the FIVB World League, premier annual competition for the best national teams of the World organized by the International Volleyball Federation - with Argentina returning to the top Group 1 - and the Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro but Argentina is already participating at the Pan-American Cup Mexico DF with the light blue - white team having won both matches played v Colombia and Honduras.

The venue will take place at Intercontinental Hotel at 15.30 with Salta, Juan Manuel Urtubey and Jujuy, Gerardo Morales; Governors assisting to the event as the team coached by Velasco will start their international preparation in friendly tours in those provinces.

The whole team with all the players and coaching team, national, province and FeVA authorities will also be present. A special chapter will take place with the launching of the new official uniforms SONDER, that the team will be using during the whole season.

At the meeting, not only the two international official calendar events will be presented but also the previous Olympic Games two friendly tours playing v the runner up of the Olympic and World Championship, the strong Brazil that will take place in Jujuy and Salta.

It will be the first official contact with the Media for the light blue - white team.

The Argentine National team will start their international training v Brazil, June 2nd in Jujuy with the same rivals facing each other two days later in Salta. The winner the matches will win the "Personal Cup Jujuy and Salta".

Then, it will be time for the FIVB World League v the USA, Brazil, Iran, Poland, France, Russia, Italy and Serbia, June 16th - July 3rd with Argentina in the new formula due to the next Olympic Games will not host any matches at home.

Then, of course, will come the great challenge of the international season, the participation at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 at Maracanãzinho August 6th - 21st.

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