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South American Beach Tour: the first day in Medellin

 
The famous Colombian player Andrea Galindo with her new partner Jeymy Luna
 Medellín, Colombia, May 30, 2014 – The city of Medellin started a beach volleyball party on Friday with the best players on the South American continent. Sixteen 16 men's pairs and 16 women's pairs – with seven men’s pairs and six women's pairs being local – started to compete for a new title. 

The Colombians join their colleagues from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela on the penultimate stop of the South American Beach Volleyball Tour 2014. 

In the women's competition, the most famous Colombian player, Andrea Galindo, with new partner Jeimy Luna celebrated two victories – over another Colombian pair, Johana Mora and Katerine Valderrama, 2-0 (21-18, 21-13) and against Michelle Valiente and Erika Mongelos of Paraguay, 2-0 (21-19, 21-19). 

Brazil confirmed their top position on the South American ranking as Fernanda Berti and Elize Maia won two matches. The Argentine duel between Zonta/ Puntin and Hiruela/ Verasio was won by ARG 1 (Zonta/ Puntin) 2-0 (23-21, 21-15). The winners also celebrated victory over Colombia 5, 2-0 (21-15, 21-16), while Hiruela/ Verasio obtained a great victory over Venezuela 1, 2-1 (21-16, 8-21, 15-7).

On the men’s side, Brazil’s Evandro/ Harley overcame Argentina 2, 2-0 (21-15, 21-13). The Argentina 1pair of Mehamed/ Del Coto overcame Colombia 5, 2-0 (21-13, 21-15) and then Colombia 2, 2-1 (16-21, 21-18, 18-16), while Aulisi/ Aveiro defeated Colombia 7, 2-0 (21-11, 21-18). 

Results of the first day:

Women

BRAZIL-COLOMBIA 6, 2-0 (21-16, 21-10)

PERU-ECUADOR-1-2 (21-16, 11-21, 9-15)

ARGENTINA 1-ARGENTINA 2, 2-0 (23-21, 21-15)

VENEZUELA 1-COLOMBIA 5, 2-0 (22-20, 21-15)

URUGUAY-PARAGUAY 2-0 (21-12, 21-5)

COLOMBIA 2-COLOMBIA 4, 2-0 (21-18, 21-13)

COLOMBIA 1-COLOMBIA 3, 1-2 (16-21, 21-13, 9-15)

CHILE-VENEZUELA 2, 2-0 (21-0, 21-0)

ECUADOR-BRAZIL 0-2 (11-21, 12-21)

PERU-COLOMBIA 6, 1-2 (21-16, 19-21, 13-15)

COLOMBIA 5-ARGENTINA 1, 0-2 (15-21, 16-21)

VENEZUELA 1-ARGENTINA 2, 1-2 (16-21, 21-8 y 7-15)

COLOMBIA 4-URUGUAY

PARAGUAY-COLOMBIA 2,

VENEZUELA 2-COLOMBIA 1, 0-2 (0-21, 0-21)

CHILE-COLOMBIA 3,

Men

BRAZIL 1-BRAZIL 2, 0-2 (0-21, 0-21)

COLOMBIA 7-ARGENTINA 2, 0-2 (11-21, 18-21)

ARGENTINA 1-COLOMBIA 5, 2-0 (21-13, 21-15)

COLOMBIA 1-COLOMBIA 2, 2-0 (21-18, 21-13)

URUGUAY-VENEZUELA 1, 0-2 (12-21, 17-21)

COLOMBIA 4-COLOMBIA 3, 2-1 (21-14, 16-21, 15-8)

BOLIVIA-VENEZUELA 2, 0-2 (19-21, 12-21)

CHILE-COLOMBIA 6, 2-0 (21-9, 21-10)

BRAZIL 1-COLOMBIA 7, 0-2 (0-21, 0-21)

BRAZIL 2-ARGENTINA 2, 2-0 (21-15, 21-13)

COLOMBIA 2-ARGENTINA 1, 1-2 (21-16, 18-21, 16-18)

COLOMBIA 1-COLOMBIA 5, 2-0 (21-18, 25-23)

URUGUAY-COLOMBIA 4, 2-1 (13-21, 21-16, 15-11)

VENEZUELA 1-COLOMBIA 3, 2-0 (21-13, 21-14)

BOLIVIA-COLOMBIA 6,

VENEZUELA 2-CHILE

Women's pairs:

1 Argentina 1 Virgini Zonta Julieta Puntin

2 Argentina 2 Camila Hiruela Irene Verasio

3 Brazil Fernanda Berti Alves Elize Maia Secomandi

4 Chile Maria Francisca Rivas Camila Pazdirek

5 Colombia 1 Erica Grisales Cindy Garcia

6 Colombia 2 Andrea Galindo Jeimy Luna

7 Colombia 3 Cristina Escobar Rosa Beltran

8 Colombia 4 Johanna Mora Katerine Valderrama

9 Colombia 5 Sadat Rios Wendy Rojas

10 Colombia 6 Marly Ardila Laura Salazar

11 Ecuador Mishelle Carolayn Molina Ariana Stefania Becerra

12 Paraguay Michelle Valiente Erika Mongelos

13 Peru Andrea Sandoval Cinthia Herrera

14 Uruguay Lucia Guigou Fabiana Gomez

15 Venezuela 1 Olaya Pazos Yetzi Lezama

16 Venezuela 2 Milagros Hernandez Frankelina Rodriguez

Men's pairs:

1 Argentina 1 Ian Mehamed Facundo Del Coto

2 Argentina 2 Leandro Aveiro Santiago Aulisi

3 Bolivia Israel Martinez Sergio Franco

4 Brazil 1 Evandro Gonçalves Júnior Vitor Araujo Gonçalves Felipe

5 Brazil 2 Harley Marques Silva Joalysson Laurindo Gomes

6 Chile Marco Grimalt Esteban Grimalt

7 Colombia 1 Juan Camilo Gil Julian Carmona

8 Colombia 2 Jorge Cabrera Juan Paternina

9 Colombia 3 Johan Murray Jorge Manjarres

10 Colombia 4 Omar Zapata Andres Ramirez

11 Colombia 5 Gustavo Piedrahita Alex Racero

12 Colombia 6 Henry Castro Gdeivi Paez

13 Colombia 7 Carlos Vasquez Jhon Castro

14 Uruguay Mauricio Vieyto Marco Cairus

15 Venezuela 1 Vicente Salazar Gerardo Mendez

16 Venezuela 2 Roland Fayola Carlos Rangel



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