Sequiel Sanchez of Puerto Rico with MVP Award at CACG Barranquilla

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia, August 2, 2018. - Puerto Rican Sequiel Sanchez received the Most Valuable Player - MVP - Award at the 2018 XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games at Humberto Perea Coliseum.

Sequiel Sanchez obtained the award after Puerto Rico won the Gold Medal match to Colombia in straight sets 3-0 (25-14, 25-21, 25-14) with a remarkable performance, winning their fifth gold medal in the history of the event, having played a total of nine title matches.

Sanchez was also granted with the Second Best Wing Spiker award. Also from the gold medalist team, Maurice Torres received the recognitions of Best Opposite and Beset Server, along with Arnel Cabrera, named the Best Receiver.

The Best Scorer of the tournament was handed to Liberman Agamez of Colombia, whose team won the silver medal in their first ever podium at Central American and Caribbean Games.

Mexico’s Pedro Rangel was recognized as the Best Setter and Marc Honore of Trinidad and Tobago the First Best Blocker.

Cuban Yonder Garcia was the Best Libero and Best Digger. Also from Cuba, Manuel Lopez was the First Best Wing Spiker and Livan Osoria the Second Best Blocker.  

Final Standings: 1. Puerto Rico; 2. Colombia; 3. Mexico; 4. Cuba; 5. Venezuela; 6. Dominican Republic; 7. Guatemala; 8. Trinidad and Tobago.