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07-08-2016

ARGENTINA'S MEN MAKE THEIR DEBUT AT THE OLYMPICS IN RIO V IRAN

Argentina starts its Olympic path facing Iran

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7, 2016 - This Sunday evening, the Argentine Seniors' Men Team coached by Julio Velasco will have its debut match at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 facing Iran at 22.35 in a very important match in Pool B preliminary round result.

It is the first match of the Pool where also compete Cuba, Egypt, Poland and Russia. In Pool A meanwhile the host team of Brazil will face USA, Canada, France, Italy and Mexico.

Argentina prior to leaving Argentina faced Mexico in two friendly matches in San Juan won by the host team and then, this Thursday already in Brazil faced while training USA with two sets won by each team.

Argentina and Iran faced each other twice already this year while the FIVB World League took place with Iran winning both matches by tie-breakers with the absence of Facundo Conte, now part of the Albicelestes starting line-up.

The complete Argentine roster includes: Luciano De Cecco, Demián Gonzalez, Bruno Lima, José Luis Gonzalez, Sebastián Sole, Martín Ramos, Pablo Crer, Facundo Conte, Cristian Poglajen, Ezequiel Palacios, Nicolas Bruno and Alexis González.

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