VARADERO, Cuba, August 27, 2015 – Fifteen countries and the same
number of duos per gender will be represented at the fourth
stage of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit to take place on
the sands of Barcelo-Solymar-Arenas Blancas Hotel in Varadero,
Canada and Cuba are entering with two teams per gender while the
United States are fielding two women’s teams and one men’s duo.
Six other countries are represented in both segments and the
rest with men’s teams except Mexico and Guatemala that
registered two and one women’s duo, respectively.
“I want to congratulate the Cuban Organizing Committee,
especially the three-time Olympic champion Mireya Luis, NORCECA
supervisor, for their great effort to prepare the training and
playing courts perfectly, complying with all requirements and
well located,” said Cesar Daniel Ozuna, technical director of
Ozuna, member of the FIVB refereeing commission and two other
commissions of NORCECA, commended the preliminary and technical
meeting, the latter held accompanied by a sudden and heavy rain,
welcomed due to the drought that has affected the island for
“It is a big advantage to have the event next to the five-star
hotel and transportation is not needed which facilitates
everything, the food is very good and the conditions are ready
to begin with this phase,” said Ozuna, a former player of the
Mexican national team for eight years.
Kerri Smit-Victoria Cowley (CAN-2) y Rachel Cockrell-Camille
Saxton (CAN-1), Ana Ríos-Bibiana Candelas (MEX-1) y Gloria
Santoyo-Stephanie Burnside (MEX-2), Leila Martinez-Lidianni
Echevarria (CUB 1) y
Flores-Yanileidis Sánchez (CUB-2), Malika Davidson-Ayana Dyette
(TRI), Sigourney Kame-Janice Valtes (SUR), Amber Bennett-Valissia
Brathwaite (ISV), Raquel Ferrand-Jennifer Batista (DOM), Karen
Cope-Natalia Alfaro (CRC), Ana Villagrán-Aury Álvarez (GUA) y
Dala Noel-Skye Mondesir (LCA), Sara Hughes-Kelly Claes (USA-1) e
Irene Hester-Caitlin Ledoux (USA-2).
Men’s teams: Christham Redmann-Felipe Humana (CAN-1) y Aaron
Nusbaun-Mike Plantinga (CAN-2), Nivaldo Díaz-Sergio González
(CUB-1) y Yendry Castillo-Liosbel Méndez (CUB-2), Fabien
Whitfield-Daneil Williams (TRI); Furgil Ong A Fat-Zefanio
Breinburg (SUR); Senel Dupuy-Kelpes Vilmont (HAI); William
Sánchez-Luis Castillo (DOM), Rubén Mora-Miguel López (NCA), Marc
Lomeli-Brian Kwasny (IVS), Marty Wood-Wilfredo Vega (HON),
Franklin Flores-Armando Guatemala (ESA), Rooper
Espinoza-Alexander Villegas (CRC) y
Faulkner-Tevin St.Jean (LCA), Edwin Burik-Curt Toppel (USA),
A.- USA-1, IVS y DOM, B.- CAN-1, TRI, USA-2 y CUB-2, C.- CUB-1,
MEX-1, CAN-2 y LCA, y D.- GUA, CRC, MEX-2 y SUR.
A.- CAN-1, NCA y ESA, B.- USA, IVS, HAI y LCA, C.- CUB-1, HON,
DOM y CAN-2, y D.- CRC, TRI, SUR y CUB-2.