Nicaraguan men claim AFECAVOL beach title

BELIZE CITY, Belize, August 18, 2019 - Nicaragua's Ruben Mora Romero and Danny Lopez Alvarado complemented their country-women's victory by also winning the XIX Central American men's beach volleyball championship in Belize City Sunday afternoon.

Sunday 18 de August del 2019 21:00 PM

Mora/Lopez triumphed 21-17, 19-21, 15-12 over Guatemala's Andy Leonardo Blanco and Luis Garcia Betancourt, who took home the silver medal.

Nicaragua's duo of Mora-López won 21-14, 21-16 over Costa Rica's Victor Alpizar and Sebastian Valenciano in the semifinal phase.

Guatemala's Leonardo-Garcia triumphed 22-20, 21-13 over El Salvador's Carlos Escobar and David Vargas in the other semifinal

Costa Rica's Alpizar-Valenciano won the bronze medal match: 21-16, 21-12 over El Salvador's Escobar-Vargas.

 "I'm very happy with this championship, which is the third I've won with my teammate Danny," Mora declared. "We've been playing together from 2017, win some - lose some; every game is different. Guatemala played very strong, and this is why we train. Now we hope to get ready for what comes next: NORCECA, and we hope to end the year with a bang!"

"I'm contented and happy with this win," Lopez added. "We are very grateful to Belize for hosting this event, and especially to the Belizean fans, who were very enthusiastic in their cheering, thanks for your support!"



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