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Cuban beach volleyball players made their debut in Itapema with division of honors

Havana, May18.- The Cuban duo integrated by Nivaldo Diaz and Sergio González divided honors in their debut at the stop in Itapema, Brazil, to defeat 2-0 to the pair of Switzerland and fall to 0-2 before the of Poland, in matches for the Beach Volleyball World Tour.

According to the website of the tournament with four stars category, this Thursday the Cubans won the Swiss first Nico Beeler and Marco Krattiger, with partial of 25-23 and 21-17, and then lost, 10-21 and 15-21, in front of the PolishBurtoszLosiakand Piort Kantor and, previously, the Europeans overcame 2-0 (21-12 and 21-13) to the Brazilians Ramon Ferreira and Fernando Magalhaes.

Score points for the ranking of the world and continue the preparation for the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, multi-sport event from 19 July to 3 August next, is the main purpose of Díaz and González.

After competing in Itapema, the occupants of the fifth Olympic venue in Rio De Janeiro 2016 will travel to Havana, where they will continue training until shortly before leaving for Barranquilla, where they will defend the title won in 2014. (ACN) (Photo: File)