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Argentina depart home in the 17th position after Mexico win


Argentina´s Elina Rodriguez spikes past the block of Mexico

Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, August 3, 2013- Argentina's duo, Elina Rodriguez and Sol Piccolo led their team to a wonderful victory against Mexico 3-1 (27-25, 23-25, 25-17, 25-16) in the third and final day of the 17 to 20 classification round robin Tournament at Chatchi Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Saturday.

 Argentina topped the 4- team tournament to capture the 17th position from a win- loss ratio of 3-0 and the overall competition record to 4-3, while Mexico dropped to 2-1 to finish 18th with an overall record of 3-4.

 The magnificent Argentina attackers Elina Rodriguez and Sol Piccolo scored 25 points each making a total of 50 out of 100 points scored in the match i.e. 50% of the total points, but the more important was the passion and motivation they gave to their colleagues throughout the match.

 From the Mexican side Fernanda Bañuelos scored 15 points to lead her team scorers followed by Urias Jocelyn 14.

 

 

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