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4th in the 3×3 of the U21

On the day off of the South American U21 tournament a fleeting contest of urban discipline was played. The guys
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4tos en el 3x3 del U21
17 August, 2019

One of the great novelties of the South American U21 held in Tunja, Colombia, was the inclusion of a 3×3contest within the main draw of the tournament. The same was played on the day off of 5vs5. And it counted on the participation of six of the seven teams that make up the championship. For this opportunity, Argentina was represented by Ezequiel Paz, Agustín Barreiro, Tomás Chapero and Matías Solanas. Although the latter saw no action in any of the matches.

The boys joined Group A together with Chile and Paraguay. There, they ended up at the second location. After falling to Chile 19-16 in the debut and beating the Paraguayan team 21-18. A triple draw in the group stage led them to cross with Uruguay in the semifinals, the only unbeaten in the short competition. Despite a great effort and battling to the end, Argentina fell by 17-14. Immediately after, for third place, the boys felt the wear and fell to Chile by a tight 21-20. With a long-distance conversion that turned the result and defined the match. In this way, the national quartet finished in fourth position with a record of one win and three defeats.

The action of the 5vs5 will resume with the semifinals instance. Those led by Diego Lifschitz, who won their group undefeated, will face Uruguay in search of a place in the final.

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