Euro Beach Volleyball/Chile: 2nd stage gold won by Brazil and Argentina

In the women’s competition Argentina has taken gold in the second stage of the South American circuit.

Argentina’s Ana Gallay and Virginia Zonta took home gold in the women’s event with a 2-0 win (23-21, 21-14) over Brazil’s Fernanda Berti and Elize Maia. Olympic duo Gallay and Zonta, defeated Uruguay’s Mariana Guerrero and Karina Cardozo in straight sets in the semifinal (21-12, 21-12) and then powered through the finals to take home victory for Argentina.

It was, however, Argentina’s first win over Brazil in a final. The Brazilian pair Maria Clara and Angela took third place in the women’s competition by defeating Karina Cardozo and Mariana Guerrero 2-0 (21-8, 21-11). This is not the first time that Ana Gallay has won gold, having achieved a similar feat in 2009 with then partner Mariela Duce, in Miraflores, Peru.

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