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08-08-2016

ARGENTINA WILL FACE A NEW CHALLENGE V RUSSIA AT THE OLYMPICS

Argentina will try to defeat Russia as they did already at this season's FIVB World League

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 8, 2016 - This Tuesday at 9.30, the Argentine Seniors Men Team will face its second challenge in this hard and strong Olympic Games Pool. After overcoming Iran, now they will play v Russia.

In the first match, Argentina defeated Iran 3-0 (25-23, 26-24, 25-18) after losing against them both FIVB World League 2016 matches.

Now, the rival is Russia - team that Argentina defeated at the same FIVB World League matches in one of the Albicelestes best performance. Russia already won the first match v Cuba in a 3-1 match. In the same Pool B, Poland celebrated quite an easy match v Egypt.

The match will take place at 9.30 and as all, it is important on the qualification for the round phase. In Pool A, Italy overcame France 3-0, Brazil over Mexico 3-1 and Canada 3-0 v USA.

The top four teams of each pool will qualify among the best eight teams of this Olympic Games Rio 2016 and then, will fight for the four semi-final places.

7/8 ARG -Iran 3-0 (STATISTICS)

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