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Fourth place for Cuban pair at Cayman Islands’ Norseca Circuit

Havana, May 21 (ACN) The young Cuban pair of Yennefer Rivera and Amanda Armenteros finished fourth in the third leg of the Beach Volleyball 2023 North, Central America and Caribbean Circuit (NORSECA) in the Cayman Islands today.

According to the website, Rivera and Armenteros finished fourth among the 20 women’s pairs that took part in the competition, with partial scores of 19–21 and 18–21 in 29 and 0–2 against Canadian pair Sora–Monkhouse. lost to game min.

The Cubans discuss the bronze medal after losing 0-2 (12-21 and 14-21) against Guatemala’s Giron-Guerra team in the semifinals this Sunday.

In the other semi-final, Puerto Rican pair Navas-González beat Canadian Sora and Monkhouse 2–1 (21–19, 15–21 and 18–16).

First and second place is disputed between Guatemalans and Puerto Ricans, and the winner will add 320 points to the ranking, while the loser will accumulate 288, followed by the Guatemalans (256), and the Antilles’ elder (224).

Most recently, the Cuban women’s main pair finished sixth at the second stop in Varadero, earning 192 points.

In the Cayman Islands, 20 men’s pairs also compete without Cuban participation, all (myf) looking for points for the Pan American Games in Santiago de Chile 2023, scheduled from October 20 to November 5.

This is the main objective of the Cubans, although they have taken advantage of the event to continue preparations for the Central American and Caribbean Games in San Salvador 2023, from June 23 to July 8, a multi-sport event for which they already have a There is a program. Secure ticket.

As planned, the Cuban pair should participate in the NORCA sub-23 stage from June 1 to June 5, and the second pre-world championship category (June 6–9), with both Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and In cases the Pan American qualifying tournament.

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