Volley WorldWorld Volley NewsYear BookRules - VolleyballRules - Beach volleyballMedical
Online AccreditationLogin for Media Club members
Contact l RSS RSS l Login
PRESS RELEASE

Argentine pairs win South American qualifiers for Youth Olympic Games

 
Argentina dominated at the South American qualifiers for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
Asuncion, Paraguay, April 9, 2017 – Argentina’s Delfina Villar/Brenda Churin triumphed in the women’s tournament, while compatriots Mauro Zelayeta/Bautista Amieva topped the podium of the men’s tournament of the South American beach volleyball qualification tournament for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games at the Olympic Park in Asuncion.

Villar/Churin posted a 2-0 (21-17, 21-9) win over Uri Narvaez/Fredyari Mujica of Venezuela, while Zelayeta/Amieva defeated Felipe de Oliveira Miranda/Gabriel Pisco of Brazil in the final 2-0 (21-17, 21-19). Both Argentine duos dominated with unbeaten records.

Brazilian pair Anne Catherine Kolbow Soares/Nathalia Bieler Da Silva Viriato de Medeiros trounced Bolivians Maria Fernanda Canedo/Nicole Alessandra Nogales 2-0 (21-17, 21-19) to win the women’s bronze, while Venezuelan duo Gabriel Efrain 'Gabo' Gonzalez Hernandez/Oscar Osorio endured the long duel with the local team Gonzalo Aulisi/Jorge Riveros, as heavy rain interrupted play. The play resumed 30 minutes later with Gabo/Osorio capturing the men’s bronze with a 2-1 (20-22, 21-19, 15-10) win over the Paraguayans. 

Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela participated in the three-day double-gender competition that was completed in 62 matches.

The third edition of the Youth Olympic Games will be held for the first time outside the Asian region. The Argentine capital of Buenos Aires will host the Games from October 6 to 18, 2018.

Final Standing

Women
1. Argentina
2. Venezuela
3. Brazil
4. Bolivia
5. Ecuador
6. Paraguay
7. Chile
8. Colombia
9. Peru
10. Paraguay


Men
1. Argentina
2. Brazil
3. Venezuela
4. Paraguay
5. Chile
6. Bolivia
7. Uruguay
8. Colombia
9. Ecuador
10. Peru



Download highresolution

| More

FILTERS

Categories
FIVB
Volleyball
Beach Volleyball
Development
Refereeing
Rules
Technical
Coaches
Medical
President
Headlines

Year


Keyword