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The pairs of Leila Martinez, Lidani Echevarria, Noslyn Diaz and Jorge Luis Alaio lead the Cuban teams at the second leg of the Norsica Beach Volleyball Circuit, in Varadero, from the 5th to the 7th of this month, with 12 countries registered.

The duo qualified for the World Cup in Italy, June 9-17, and the men were also the winners in the first week of the track, in Aguascalientes, Mexico. Now, capitalizing on the status of the venue, another local duo of Amanda Kindelán and Dayi Zerqueira will participate, along with Miguel Ayón and Yosvany Carrasco.

Canada, the winners of the women’s first division on Aztec land, will present two different teams, and that will happen with nearly all of the contestants, except for Americans Travis Muirter-Timothy Brewster, the pair who finished fourth in the championship’s debut. It happened.

The others who will arrive, already losing to Díaz Alaio 2-0, in the semi-finals of the world qualifiers, on 16 and 17 April, in the Dominican Republic, are Mexicans Izias Aguirre and Gabriel Cruz.

The last edition was in Varadero in 2019, and it was dominated by Leila Martinez and Maylin Delis, while Lidiani Echevarria and Yanislides Sanchez took third place. After that version, Lily and Lydiani play together.

Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, the US Virgin Islands, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the United States entered the cast in both sexes, while Belize, Jamaica, and Saint Kitts and Nevis entered the male cast only.

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