Paseo Xolotlán to host Beach Volleyball at Managua 2017 Games
MANAGUA, Nicaragua, December 2, 2017. - Paseo Xolotlán, on the
shores of Lake Managua, is ready to host the double-gender beach
volleyball tournament at the Managua 2017 eleventh Central
American Games running from December 3-8.
On the eve of the opening ceremony of the Games, Nicaraguan
president Daniel Ortega inaugurated the beach volleyball venue
Salvador Allende along with the official pledge of all the
entire Nicaraguan sports delegation.
Salvador Allende beach volleyball venue, with a capacity of 1500
people, will remain as part of the Paseo Xolotlán facilities; a
recreational complex constructed by the government and Managua’s
town hall, where families can enjoy cultural and sport
Ariel Sainz, International Technical Director, indicated that
the competition will run smoothly thanks to the experienced
members of the control committee working alongside the
organizing committee, “these will be a successful competition; I
congratulate the City of Managua for the construction of a
permanent beach volleyball venue that will benefit the whole
Central American region”.
The competition kicks off on Sunday with a round-robin
preliminary round, followed by a single elimination bracket to
reach the gold medal matches. Belize will not compete in the
women’s division, while the men’s division will have all seven
Central American countries.