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Colombia Clinches Bronze, Argentina Eyes Gold in 35th South American Volleyball Championship

by WoV
source: CSV

The penultimate day of the 35th South American Men’s Volleyball Championship at the Geraldão Coliseum in Recife confirmed one place on the podium, and the brightest one still remains open. Colombia snagged its third South American bronze medal after a nail-biting 3-2 victory over Chile. The intense match ended with set scores of 20-25, 27-25, 16-25, 25-23, and 15-12. This adds to Colombia’s earlier bronze medals won in 2015 and 2017. Gustavo Larrahondo was the star for Colombia, leading the offense with a striking 34 points. Despite the loss, Chile’s Vicente Parraguirre emerged as the top scorer of the match with 37 points.

Colombian Team During Break Between Points – Photo: Mauricio Val/CBV (Source: CSV)

Meanwhile, Argentina continues its winning streak, remaining undefeated after beating Peru in a 3-1 match. Set scores settled at 25-16, 20-25, 25-9, and 25-18. Facundo Conte was the highlight for Argentina, contributing 15 points, while Sebastian Blanco was the top scorer for Peru with 13 points. Argentina will go head-to-head with Brazil in the grand finale to decide the tournament champion.

The action isn’t over yet. On the final day of the championship, Chile and Peru will battle it out before the much-anticipated final showdown between Argentina and Brazil. Fans can catch all the excitement on the website www.voleysur.org.

August 29, 2023:

Argentina vs. Peru 3-0 (25-16, 20-25, 25-9, 25-18)

Colombia vs. Chile 3-2 (20-25, 27-25, 16-25, 25-23, 15-12)


  1. Brazil 3W-0L (9pt)
  2. Argentina 3W-0L (9pt)
  3. Colombia 2W-2L (5pt)
  4. Chile 0W-3L (1pt)
  5. Peru 0W-3L (0pt)

W: Wins; L: Losses; pt: Points

August 30, 2023:

Chile vs. Peru

Brazil vs. Argentina

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