Argentina and Brazil claim honours at Youth South American Games
The Argentine delegation coached by one of the Argentine beach volleyball national coaching team Diego Ramirez carried out a giant step at the Youth South American Games that included the delegation of the Argentine Olympic Committee, with the support of ENARD and the National Sport Secretariat that bet for the grass-root sport athletes.
“We feel very proud of obtaining this gold medal. A great victory for these young boys, that are very talented and that show that sport, with the support of the corresponding entities that head towards its development, is an outstanding path for our young athletes," FeVA President Juan Antonio Gutierrez said.
In the girls beach volleyball competition Brazil’s Calvancantti-Hoffman beat Paraguay’s Mongelos-Valiente 2-1 (21-17, 21-23, 15-10) in the final.
The Ecuador pair Batioja-Molina won the girls' bronze after defeating Uruguay’s Fortunato-Roth 2-1 (21-13, 17-21, 15-10) while Maia-Souto from Brazil won the boys' bronze medal after beating Uruguay’s Hannibal-Vietto 2-0 (22-20, 21-16).