Guatemala’s Recinos and Garcia are new Central American BVB
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, July 22, 2012 - Julio Recinos and
Luis Garcia GUA-2 defeated fellow countrymen Andy Leonardo and
Erick Garrido GUA-1 to claim their first ever gold medal in the
12th Central American Beach Volleyball Championship at El
Recinos and Garcia won the first semifinal against the
experienced brothers Villegas of CRC-1 in a thrilling match that
extended to three sets (25-23, 12-21, 15-12).
“Our best match so far, we fought each and every point,”
They took the gold medal and the title for the first time
defeating Leonardo/Garrido GUA-1 by
(21-17, 18-21, 17-15).
“We make a good team, we complement each another and I believe
that was a fundamental factor for today’s win. This is the first
time we defeat Andy and Erick as we’ve been working together as
a team,” Recinos concluded.
Leonardo/Garrido reached the final match dominating
Escobar/Suarez of CRC-2 by 2-1 (17-21, 30-28, 15-10). And CRC-2
took the bronze medal over CRC-1.
Semifinals: GUA-2 d. CRC-1 2-1 (25-23, 12-21, 15-13); GUA-1 d.
CRC-2 2-1 Bronze Medal: CRC-1 d. CRC-2 2-1 (21-17,
26-28, 15-11); Gold Medal: GUA-2 d. GUA-1
2-1 (21-17, 18-21, 17-15).
1. GUA-2 2. GUA-1 3. CRC-1 4. CRC-2 5. NCA 6. ESA-1 7. PAN 8.
HON 9. ESA-2