Olympians Cope and Alfaro to play at Ocho Rios
OCHO RIOS, Jamaica, June 13, 2017 – Costa Rican Olympians Karen
Cope and Natalia Alfaro who made history last year when they
qualified to the Rio de Janeiro Games through the NORCECA
Continental Cup are among the teams to participate at Ocho Rios
Beach Volleyball Tournament, the third stop of the 2017 Circuit
from June 22 to 26.
Fans can follow all the exciting action of the tournament on
video streaming for only US$8.00 on NORCECA TV.
The USA team of Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen and Canada’s Jamie
Broder and Caleigh Whitaker, bronze medalists at La Paz, Mexico
and Cayman Islands, respectively, in the first two events of the
year are also registered to take part.
Cuba’s Lianma Flores and Yanisleidis Sánchez are also a team to
be reckoned with as Flores has won two NORCECA tournaments under
her belt alongside Leila Martinez at home in Varadero in 2014
and last year at Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Meanwhile,
Sanchez teamed up with Lidiannis Echeverría to win the Varadero’
leg in 2016.
(Jamie Broder/Caleigh Whitaker), Canada-B (Megan
Nagy/Marie Christine Lapointe), Costa Rica (Natalia
Alfaro/Karen Cope), Cuba (Lianma Flores/Yanisleidis
Sanchez), Dominican Republic (Camila Moreno/Franchesca
Santana), Guatemala (Natalia Girón/Estefanie Bethancourt),
Honduras (Christiane Etches/Jarisa Hynds), Jamaica-A
(Abigail Thompson/Lisanne Roofe), Jamaica-B (Kai Wright/Tsahi
Williams), Mexico (Zaira Orellana/Stephanie Burnside),
Trinidad & Tobago (Delana Mitchell/Reeza Grant), United
States-A (Kearisa Cook/Katie Spieler), United States-B
(Betsi Flint/Kelley Larsen), U.S. Virgin Islands (Amber