Brazilian beach volleyball coach joins
Mexico, November 7, 2022- The triple Olympic and world
medalist, Brazilian Ricardo Santos, formally joined the women's national
beach volleyball teams today.
The coach arrived last night in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon,
where the beach volleyball teams meet, and today he was welcomed by the
Mexican Volleyball Federation, by its President, Jesus Perales Navarro.
“It is a great challenge to be here, I appreciate the
reception. There is a good group of players who can be at the
"It is a challenge to make sure that these players have
the opportunity to represent Mexico in the Olympic Games," said the
coach, who as a player won three Olympic medals and another three in
Santos will be in charge of training tomorrow at CARE
Ninos Heroes and on Wednesday he will travel with the group to the
Cayman Islands for the last stage of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tour,
which will take place from 11 to 14 this year.
“First I am going to have training sessions and be able
to get to know the players a little better, if something has to be
changed it will be over time,” added Santos.
On the last date of the NORCECA Tour, which closed
yesterday in Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic, Evelyn Ramos and Katherine
Albarran finished in fifth place after beating Nicaraguans Natalia Giron
and Laura Quinones 21-13 and 21-18.
Atenas Gutiérrez and Celeste Ibarra did not come out of
the game for seventh place as the player Gutiérrez was injured. In the
Managua stage, Nicaragua, on October 9, Abril Flores and Albarran
achieved third place.