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17-02-2017

GRAND SLAM SOUTH AMERICAN ROSARIO LAUNCHED OFFICIALLY

Rosario, Argentina, February 17, 2017 - This Friday took place the oficial presentation of the third stop of the Grand Slam South American Beach Volleyball Tour that will take place at Rosario La Florida Resort, March 10th - 12th.

The Press Conference held at Carrasco Hall in Rosario City Hall facilities with the attendance of the City Mayor, Monica Fein; the National High Performance Sport Under-Secretary, Orlando Moccagatta; the Province Sport Development Secretary, Pablo Catan; the City Hall Recreation and Sport Under-Secretary, Adrian Ghiglione; the Argentine Volleyball Federation Vice-President, Fabian Bochatay among other Federative authorities, beach volleyball players and the Media.

Fein pointed out that "we are more than entusiastic" with the organization of the event engaging himself to "put the utmost at structure and facilities because we want those that come by our city keep the best memories". The City Mayor emphasized that "to carry out these kind of events in Rosario speaks of a background of sport and the engagement of all the city, not only of the city, province and national governments supporting us but also the institutions" wishing that these events "keep making stronger the youngest boosting them to add themselves to sport activities, not only as recreation but to improve and develop their carácter helpin them to understand that it is very important to have clear ruling in their lifes such as high performance".

Moccagatta underlined that Rosario is the right place as it is considered "a city that inspires sport, a continuous place that develops athletes, coaches and knowledge related to sport" and in that sence he added that "it is not by chance that events like these ones take place in a city with high sport soul like Rosario has". He also thanked the city Mayor for her "sport vocation".

FeVA Vice-President, Fabian Cochatay pointed out at the presentation event that Rosario has been "en emblematic place for volleyball and mainly for Beach volleyball" mentioning in that sense that Rosario has one of the Beach Volleyball Development Centres that is located at La Florida Resort, where the national teams work. At the same time, he thanked the support of Rosario City Hall, Santa Fe Province and the National Sport Secretariat on the development of beach volleyball as main goal.

The Grand Slam Rosario will be the third stop of the South American Beach Volleyball Tour with the best double gender pairs of Brazil. Uruguay, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru and Argentina and that it will be broadcast live by DeporTV.

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