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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 3, 2016 - Argentine historical and unique three teams (both indoors and women's beach) are already in
Brazil, waiting and eager for the start of this Olympic Games Rio 2016. Time arrived for the very expected premier World Sport competition and Gallay-Klug (Beach), Las Panteras and the Argentine Seniors' Men Team are part of the Olympic movement waiting for the start of the same, this Saturday, August 6.

First, directly from Austria, where they finished fourth at the Major Klagenfurt competition, arrived to Brazil, Gallay-Klug - in the second participation of an Argentine beach team at an Olympic Game but that for the first time, qualifies directly through out the FIVB World Tour ranking.

The Argentine pair, coached by Pablo Del Coto will make their debut this Saturday, August 6th at 13.00 (Argentine time) facing the Spanish Elsa-Liliana in Pool B, to follow playing v Agatha-Barbara BRA (Monday at 11.00) and Hermannova-Slukova CZE (Wednesday at 9.00).

Gallay-Klug: http://rio2016.fivb.com/en/beachvolleyball/schedule#/d20160806#AngularPanel

Fixture : http://rio2016.fivb.com/en/beachvolleyball/schedule#/d20160806#AngularPanel

Las Panteras, lthe Argentine Seniors' Women Team, after defeating in two friendly matches the U 20 Brazil team, arrived to the Olympic hosting this Monday making history as the first Argentine Women's Team that participates of an Olympic Games. Two historical and very experienced players and the coaching team headed by Guillermo Orduna, are already training and will have their debut v the strong Russia this Saturday at 22.35. Argentina: http://rio2016.fivb.com/en/volleyball/women/teams/arg-argentina

Fixture: http://rio2016.fivb.com/en/volleyball/schedule#/d20160806

The last Argentine delegation that arrived to Rio was the men's coached by Julio Velasco and their debut will take place v Iran (also coached by the Argentine Lozano) this Sunday at 22.35. The delegation arrived on Tuesday morning from Buenos Aires after defeating Mexico in San Juan in two friendly matches.

Argentina: http://rio2016.fivb.com/en/volleyball/men/teams/arg-argentina

Fixture: http://rio2016.fivb.com/en/volleyball/schedule#/d20160806