Nicaragua and El Salvador triumph at U-21 BVB
SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua, May 26, 2013 – Nicaragua and El
Salvador were crowned champions of men and women, respectively,
at the U-21 Central American Beach Volleyball Championship held
here over the weekend.
Nicaragua’s Ruben Mora and Miguel Lopez successfully defended
the title they had won last year, while Maria Vargas and Kathy
Vasquez gave El Salvador its first gold medal in this age-group
In an all-Nicaragua gold medal match, Mora/Lopez of Nicaragua-A
defeated Gerson Contreras and Luis Lopez of Nicaragua-B 21-15,
21-13 retaining the crown won in Puerto Cortez, Honduras in
Anthony Solis and Andrey Quintero of Costa Rica-B claimed the
bronze medal with a 2-1 (15-21, 21-19, 15-11) victory over
brothers Carlos and Armando Guatemala of El Salvador.
In the women’s division, Vargas/Vasquez beat Maria Andrea
Orellana and Nadia Vargas of Guatemala 21-14, 21-18 to win the
Valeria Valenciano and Angie Alfaro of Costa Rica-A downed
Socorro Lopez and Denisse Lopez of Nicaragua-A 21-17, 21-16 for
the bronze medal.