Venezuela to host fourth stage of Youth Olympic Games qualifiers
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 25, 2014 –
Vargas, a city at the heart of Venezuela’s tourism industry, boasts a large
number of beaches and historic sites. From April 25 to 27, Vargas will be the
place where 24 young beach volleyball players will compete for a chance to take
part in the Youth Olympic Games this year.
"We are proud to host this competition in Venezuela,” said Judith Rodriguez, President of the Volleyball Federation of Venezuela. "We welcome all the participating countries and urge all Venezuelan people to come to the beach from April 25 to 27 to witness high volleyball performances in the Vargas state."
Paraguay leads the ranking with 560 points in the women’s tournament for the first time ever, followed by Ecuador and Uruguay with 480 and 420 points, respectively. In the men’s tournament the leader is Argentina with 500 points while Uruguay and Brazil have 480 and 400 points respectively.
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
Camila Hiruela / Irene Verasio (ARG 1)
Santiago Gazaba / Exequiel
Yacob (ARG 1)