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The best of beach volleyball went through Santa Fe

On two consecutive weekends, professional beach volleyball championships were held on the beach of La Costanera Este santafesina.
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| 21 January, 2020 |

Beach. Sun. Sand. Athletes. Dexterity. First level organization… Santa Fe became, during the last two weekends of 2019, the capital of beach volleyball. First, a professional meeting was held in the female modality. A week later, a meeting of similar characteristics took place in the provincial capital, but aimed at male competitors.

Both. contests took place at the Parador Santa Fe, a spa located on the beach of Laguna Setúbal, Costanera East of the capital city of the province.

The End of women’s week, fourteen duples from Argentina competed: Santa Fe, Rosario, Mendoza, Tucumán, Buenos Aires Aires and province of Entre Ríos. The Mendoza Laura Moreno and Eugenia Tuilz consecrated themselves champions.

On the men’s championship side, they were about thirty participating couples. The winners were Gabriel Fernández, from Córdoba, and Fabricio Satriano, from Rosario.

Both tournaments were organized by the Association Santafesina de Vóley, and counted on the collaboration of numerous local businesses.

What is it? beach volleyball?

Beyond the obvious difference that this modality has with traditional volleyball , that is, the outdoor environment, sand and sun, the main feature is the number of players. While indoor volleyball is played with six members, beach volleyball is practiced in pairs. Since 1996, it is a discipline that participates in the Olympics. At the national team level, Argentina has been growing in its performance in this sport, mainly in its female branch, with prominent personalities worldwide, such as Ana Gallay.

Sports on the coast

So less during the first stage of summer, unfortunately, the beautiful beaches de la Setúbal are not enabled as a spa. However, the downside of the Paraná makes the length of the coasts much greater than usual, making them a suitable space for sports practice. As a variant of the unfailing football, volleyball also became an attractive activity of recreation.

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