F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 28.10.2004

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Brazil in search of the title, at the XVII South American women's Junior tournament

La Paz, Bolivia, October 28, 2004 - After resting in the second round, the Brazilian national team went back on the court last night (Wednesday) and defeated Peru 3-0 ( 25-16, 25-16 and 25-23 ) at the XVII South-American Women's Junior Tournament, played in La Paz, Bolivia.

The green and yellow side, led by capitain Veronica Brito, Natalia Manfrin and Cristina Caye needed only 69 minutes to confirm its second win in the tournament. The only threat to the Brazilians seems to be Argentina. In the other match of the third round, the Argentines upset Venezuela 3-1 (25-21, 16-25, 25-14, 25-19) in 96 minutes and are also unbeaten in the competition.

Setter Dina Gaido and powerfull Antonieta Bortolozzi impressed the 800 people who attended the match at the "Julio Borelli Viteritto" gymnasium.

Tonight (Thursday) on the fourth round, Brazil will play against Venezuela, at 7.30 p.m., local time. In the other march, hosts Bolivia will meet Argentina


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