The excitement of beach volleyball was felt this weekend at the Mexican Beach Volleyball Open (AMVP) Puerto Vallarta 2018, which brought together teams from all over the country.
On behalf of the interim municipal president, Rodolfo Domínguez Monroy, the director of Municipal Tourism, Ramón González Lomelí, presented the rewards to the winning couples of the tournament.
The official congratulated all the participants for the effort they gave on the field, because regardless of the position they ended in the tournament, they showed their sportsmanship and their experience in the sport of beach volleyball.
“The sport rewards, the important thing is that young people practice sports, if you do it they are strengthening your personal relationships, your team relationships, and dignity; then this has been a very important tool in the life of any citizen and in you young people, with much more joy and pleasure we congratulate you,” he said.
He also thanked those who made this Mexican Open possible, as is the case of Laura Almaral and her team from Promotora Larx, as well as the sponsors, referees and all those who in any way contribute to the development of this tournament.
The first place in the women’s field was for the team made up of the Palesa Valasa and Vanesa Virgen from Jalisco, who took home the gold medal and a cash prize; the second place went to Alica Portugal (Nay) and Laura Escarpeta (CDMX), while the bronze medal went to Paulina Inda and Iztel Valencia, from Nayarit.
In the men’s branch, the gold medal was for the duo of Raúl Loaiza (Tam) and Óscar Castillo (BC); the silver medal went to Aldo Miramontes (Col) and Raymond Stephens (BC), and the third place was held by the team formed by José Ángel Cárdenas and Manuel Cortez (Col).
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The director of the Municipal Sports Council (COMUDE), José Amador Hernández Madrigal, was also present at the award ceremony; Salvador Peña, administrative manager of the Tourism Trust; Georgina Contreras, member of the Beach Volleyball Commission, commissioner of the region No. 4; Juan García, general director of Plaza Caracol, and accompanying the director of Municipal Tourism, his wife Berni de González.