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Cuban beach volleyball duo wins in Dominican Republic



Havana, Oct 1. -The Cuban duo of Karell Peña-Luis Reyes won the gold medal of the 4th stop of the 2018 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit held in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, with the presence of 21 teams per sex from 16 countries.

According to the contest website, Peña and Reyes earned the title of the men's event by defeating 2-0 (21-15 and 22-20) Mexicans Josué Gaxiola and José Rubio last Sunday.

On the other hand, the Cuban women´s pair of Yanisleidis Sánchez-Arlín Hechavarría ranked fourth when losing 1-2 (16-21, 21-16 and 12-15) to Mexicans Martha Revuelta and Zaira Orellana in the bronze medal match.

Sánchez and Hechavarría lost in semifinals to the McNamara twin sisters, from Canada, who were runners-up after being beaten 0-2 (22-24 y 15-21) in the final by Americans Falyn Fonoimoana-Molly Turner. (Taken from ACN)