Beach pairs ready to compete in Santo Domingo

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 15, 2022 – The preliminary inquiry of teams taking part in the Santo Domingo Beach Volleyball Qualification Tournament to the FIVB World Championships took place on Friday on the eve of the start of the competition in both genders.

Teams from eight countries passed the inspections of uniforms and passports performed by the control committee of the event presided over by Jose Luis Jimenez assisted by Indhira Ramirez and Juvenal Collado.

The competition will kick off at 14:00 (local time) on Saturday with all the action of pool play. The semifinals and finals scheduled on Easter Sunday.

Pairs from eight countries are taking part in the tournament with the teams divided into two pools of three. The top two teams will advance to the semifinals and compete in crossed matches with the winners advancing to the finals with secured tickets to the FIVB World Championships in Italy.

Pool A Men: United States, Guatemala and El Salvador. Pool B Men: Mexico, Puerto Rico and Cuba. Pool A Women: United States, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Pool B Women: Mexico, El Salvador and Jamaica.