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12-04-2017

GIMNASIA CELEBRATED THE FIRST VICTORY OVER VELEZ AT THE FINAL WOMEN'S LEAGUE SERIES

Gimnasia won as visiting team and might win the title at home on Thursday

Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 12, 2017 - The Great Final Series first match of the Argentine Women's A1 League took place at a crowded Liniers Stadium this Tuesday and after a tied match with ups and downs, the visiting team of Gimnasia de La Plata overcame Velez 2-3 (25-17, 21-25, 21-25, 25-16, 13-15). This Thursday will take place the second match - to the best of three - and Gimnasia having the chance to celebrate at home the title, live broadcast by DeporTV at 19.00.

Prior to the match, both teams took part of a very emotive momento when they made a picture all together, leaving aside rivalty with an only message: "Not one less" (with reference to the murders of women, mostly by their own relatives in the country".

The home team won the first match but Gimnasia coming from behind showed the same level winning the next two sets and getting a light of advantage 1-2. Velez went into the court on the fourth set with the idea of forcing a tie-break and winning the match but at the end in a very equal fifth set, the visiting team of La Plata got the two points of advantage closing the set and the match.

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