Teams from seven countries ready to compete at Montelimar
MONTELIMAR, Nicaragua, January 27, 2011 - Teams from seven
Central American countries are ready to start the AFECAVOL Sub
Zonal Phase of the NORCECA Beach Volley Ball Continental Cup
towards the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The beautiful Montelimar Beach of Nicaragua will host the
Olympic qualifier from January 28-30, where 4 teams of each
gender will advance to the next round of The Continental Beach
Volley Ball Cup, the new qualifying system for London Games
Fourteen teams of each gender are entering the sub zonal phase,
representing Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala,
Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
The competition format consists of a first round country vs.
country contest in best-of-five series with the match decided by
a 15-point golden set in case of a tie at two-all. For the next
round the match-up will be a best-of-three series with a golden
set in case of a tie.
In the second round, teams will play through winners and losers
brackets under a double-elimination system. The top four teams
will represent AFECAVOL to the next phase of the Continental
Belize-1 (Barbara Cadle/Esther Middleton), Belize-2 (Shantell
Arnold/Tisha Solis), Costa Rica-1 (Ingrid Morales/Natalia
Alfaro), Costa Rica-2 (Betsy Cruz/Cindy Campos), El Salvador-1
(Alejandra Manzur/Marcela Avalos), El Salvador-2 (Diana
Romero/Laura Molina), Guatemala-1 (Maria Orellana-Lourdes
Ramirez), Guatemala-2 (Nadia Galan/Ana Villagran), Honduras-1
(Claudia Elvir/Hyxe Napky), Honduras-2 (Gina Flores/Martha
Euceda), Nicaragua-1 (Amalia Hernandez/Lolette Rodríguez),
Nicaragua-2 (Elia Torres/Jacqueline Toruño), Panama-1 (Tanya
White/Jenny Madrid), Panama-2 (Katherine Taju/Hashlyn Cuero).
Belize-1 (Arvid Arnold/Germaine Audinett), Belize-2 (Carlos
Requeña/Ernest Broaster), Costa Rica-1 (Marcelo Araya/Jonathan
Guevara), Costa Rica-2 (Gilberto Villegas/Alexander Villegas),
El Salvador-1 (Carlos Leiva/David Vargas), El Salvador-2
(Arnoldo Quintanilla/Rafael Vargas), Guatemala-1 (Julio
Recinos/Erick Garrido), Guatemala-2 (Luis Garcia/Alfredo
Cabrera), Honduras-1 (Luis Baide/Wilfredo Vega), Honduras-2
(Randall Vigil/Manuel Serrano), Nicaragua-1 (Winston
Calderon/Francisco Castro), Nicaragua-2 (Gerald Umana/Danny
Lopez), Panama-1 (Domingo Avila/Edward Diaz), Panama-2 (Otto