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PANAC W: Bronze medal for Argentina, second in history

by WoV
source: norceca.net; Photo: norceca.net

In the match for the bronze medal, Argentina defeated Brazil in straight sets 25-23, 25-22, 25-15. Best scorers: Lucia Fresco 18, Emilce Sosa 15 points for Argentina. Gabriela Guimaraes 14, Sara Silva 13 points for Brazil.

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It is the second bronze medal for Argentina in the history of the event with the previous one attained in 2008 in Tijuana, Mexico.

Lucia Fresco and Emilce Sosa topped the winners with 18 and 15 points, respectively.

Brazil’s Gabriela Guimaraes and Sara Silva posted 14 and 13 points.

“It is of a big satisfaction to be on the podium in the most important tournament in the Americas,” Argentinean coach Guillermo Orduña said. “We came to qualify to the Grand Prix and the team showed it is ready for major things. Argentina has grown a lot and all Argentineans must feel proud about this team.”


To read more about this competition click on Pan American Cup 2013.

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