La Paz gets ready for Beach Volleyball
LA PAZ, Mexico, April 19, 2018 - Everything is ready for the
Norceca Beach Volleyball Continental Tour Stop that begins on
Friday at the Baja California Sur capitol Harbourside courts.
A total of 31 couples from several countries will compete in
both genders after a successful stop played in Aguascalientes a
“We expect to have a great tournament just like it was a year
ago to be considered as the best one of the tour”, said the
General Director of the Baja California Sur Sports Institute,
A temporary stadium with an estimated capacity of 3,000
spectators was built. However local organizing committee
authorities remarked that for the next three days a total of
25,000 persons may attend to this event.
On behalf of NORCECA President, Cristobal Marte Hoffiz,
competition director Daymian Stewart stated that the
Confederation has good references about La Paz. “For the last
two editions the local organizing committee has worked very well.
This has been a good event so the players have returned and feel
very glad to play at this stop,” He said.
“Players have a good interaction with the fans who have showed
their support in every match. We hope this stop can be
definitively part of the circuit,” Stewart added.
On behalf of the local team, Mexican player Martha Revuelta
remarked that this kind of tournaments are very important
because they provide points and the chance to prepare to other
competitions like the World Championships, as well as the
Central American and Caribbean in Barranquilla as part of the
Olympic cycle that concludes in Tokyo 2020.
A total of 16 female couples and 15 male couples are part of
this stop. Among the countries that will put the ball on play
are Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, El Salvador,
Guatemala, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad
and Tobago, The United States and the US Virgin Islands.