NORCECA Beach Circuit to visit Toluca for second time


MEXICO CITY, Mexico, May 26, 2013 - The Norceca VII International Beach Volleyball Circuit will be presented on Monday at the Mexican National Sports Commission (CONADE) headquarters.


This will be the fourth stop of the tour on the year and will be played in the city of Toluca for the second time.


The competition is scheduled from June 7 to 9 at the State of Mexico University Sports Complex at San Antonio Buenaventura.


The announcement will be made jointly by the Sports Quality Director of Conade, Othon Diaz Valenzuela as well as State of Mexico Sports Institute Director, the former Olympic diver and medalist, Fernando Platas, and the Mexican Volleyball Federation President, Jesus Perales Navarro.


Couples from a total of 16 countries in both genders are expected to play at this tournament that in 2012 set a new record with 19 men’s couples. In that same edition, Mexico claimed the gold medals in both men’s and women’s finals with Juan Virgen and Lombardo Ontiveros and Bibiana Candelas and Mayra Garcia (now retired).


The second place in the women’s tournament was also for Mexico with Vanessa Virgen and Martha Revuelta who is now part of the number 1 national couple along with Candelas.