Colombia against Puerto Rico and Cuba versus Venezuela in semifinals


BARRANQUILLA. July 30, 2018. Cuba will try to secure another final in the women's volleyball beach tournament of the XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games, when it faces Venezuela in one of the semifinals of the event.


Colombia surprised Mexico and took it out of the fight for the medals. Now the locals will face Puerto Rico, who beat Nicaragua in the quarterfinals.


Yuli Ayala/Diana Rios, from Colombia, took the ticket to the semifinals by beating 21-17, 21-12 at the Mexican Zaira Orellana / Martha Revuelta. Mexico had been in all the five finals since 1998 that started beach volleyball in the Central American and Caribbean Games, winning three and losing two against Cuba.


Mailen Deliz/Leila Martínez, from Cuba, won 21-15, 21-12 to Estefanie Bethancourth/Natalia Girón, from Guatemala, to advance to the semifinal where she will face Norisbeth Agudo/Gabriela Brito, from Venezuela.


The Venezuelan left on the road 21-12, 21-14 to Kai Wright / Sashalee Wallen, Jamaica.


Allanis Navas/María González, from Puerto Rico comfortably won 21-9, 21-15 to Nicaragua, with Swan Mendoza/Socorro López.


Tuesday games


Classification 9-12




Classification of 5-8

8:00 pm. JAM vs GUA;

5:00 pm. MEX vs NCA



6:00 pm. VEN vs CUB;

7:00 p.m. COL vs PUR


Results of Monday


Round of 12

MEX d TTO 2-0 (21-10, 21-15)

NCA d HON 2-0 (21-15, 23-21)

VEN d DOM 2-0 (21-10, 21-7)

GUA d ESA 2-0 (21-15, 24-22)


Quarter finals

COL d MEX 2-0 (21-17, 21-12)

PUR d NCA 2-0 (21-9, 21-15)

VEN d JAM 2-0 (21-12, 21-14)

CUB d GUA 2-0 (21-15, 21-12)


Consolation round

LCA d PAN 2-0 (21-15, 21-14)

SKN d GRN 2-0 (21-13, 21-14)

CAY d LCA 2-0 (21-17, 21-19)

SUR d BIZ 2-0 (21-15, 21-19)

CUR d ISV 2-0 (21-14, 21-11)

SKN d ANT 2-0 (21-11, 21-13)