The team coached by Horacio Bastit will face other six very strong teams, including the host team of Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela. The tournament will last from Wednesday till next Sunday, May 13th.
The Argentine Roster includes:
1- GAIDO, Lucía – Libero
2- FERNÁNDEZ, Josefina – Wing Spiker
3– NIZETICH, Yamila – Wing Spiker
5– FRESCO, Lucía – Opposite Player
6- PUNTÍN, Julieta – Middle Player
7- YACCUZZI, Luisina – Opposite Player
8- RIZZO, Tatiana – Wing Spiker
10- SOSA, Emilce – Middle Player and Team Captain
13- BOSCACCI, Leticia – Opposite Player and Wing Spiker
16- BUSQUETS, Florencia – Middle Player
17- CURATOLA, Antonela – Setter
18- CASTIGLIONE, Yael – Setter
BASTIT, Horacio – Coach
PEREIRA, Pablo – Assistant Coach
LARDONE, Leandro – Trainer
CORONEL, Norberto – Doctor
BETTI, Matías – Therapist
SOLER, Diego – Statistics
CUADRILLERO, José María – Delegation Chief
PIEROBÓN, Marcelo – Referee
The national team will travel with Pluna at 9.20 arriving about 14.00 to Brazil. Their first match will take place on Wednesday at 17.00 v Venezuela. Then, on Thursday at 15.30 v Chile and finally on Pool B closing the first round v Peru on Friday 11th at 17.00 (all local times).
Pool A will face the host team of Brazil v Colombia and Uruguay. The best two teams of each pool will face each other in crossing formula at semi-finals on Saturday while on Sunday the final match for London will be played.