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24-06-2016

ARGENTINA HAD NOT THE BEST DAY AT THE BOTH GENDER'S CONTINENTAL CUP

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Venezuela, is the only country undefetaed único invicto en la rama femenina en Rosario

Rosario, Argentina & Santiago, Chile, June 24, 2016 - Venezuela took a huge step this Friday in the city of Rosario at the Women's Continental Cup towards the ticket for the Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, 2016. In the third date of the competition, Venezuelan both teams won their series v Paraguay in a duel of undefeated countries. Venezuela stands now as leader having won their three series while Argentina, with the injury of Julia Benet in ARG1 lost their first series v Colombia.

The series finished 3-1 because Michelle Valiente-Gabriela Filippo overcame the sisters Olaya and Rebecca Pazo in the tie-breaker 15-13.

Therefore, Venezuela seems to be the country to win the qualification for Rio. We are very focuses as team, very united and we worked well during the first three days of the competition. We must keep working hard to dream higher and higher. We showed good performances but we still have two more pending series" expressed Norisbeth Agundo VEN2, that started the day in a straight set victory v PAR 1.

Colombia meanwhile won the series v Argentina with the absence of ARG1 due to Bennet's injury. Uruguay defeated Chile winning its first series at the Continental Cup.

This Saturday the competition goes on with Uruguay facing Paraguay, Colombia v Chile and Argentina v Venezuela.

On the other side of Los Andes, in Santiago de Chile in a cloudy and cold day at Peñalolén venue the audience cheered the local Matias Tobar and Rodrigo Salinas CHI2 facing COL!, Cabrera and Paternina at the start of the series between both countries, while on the second field URU2, Molina-Perez overcame the newcomer, GUA1. Then, Venezuela's Villafañe-Henriquez overcame Argentina's Bianchi-Azaad. Action went on all day and tomorrow Saturday, things will get clearer in the fourth date on the way to win the ticket for Rio 2016.

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