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CSV W: The Argentine seniors’ women team heads towards their olympic dream in Brazil

by WoV
source: feva.org.ar

This Monday, the Argentine Seniors' Women Team will travel to San Carlos, Brazil, where on Wednesday will start the terrific hard challenge of the Women South American Olympic Qualification competitions with the winner obtaining the only ticket for London 2012 for the Continent



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
3NIZETICH, Yamila – Wing Spiker
5FRESCO, 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.

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