José Ángel Cárdenas, Aldo Miramontes, Paulette Cruz and Vanessa Virgen will be the main players of the Mexican Open Beach Volleyball Open, scheduled from May 25th to the 27th in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
Juan Carlos Razo, director of the tournament, said that Cárdenas was a youth champion last year and from there he excelled to win the gold medal of the Central American and Caribbean Championship, for which he said that this Open has become a hotbed for the development in the sport throughout Mexico.
For this occasion there will be 104 couples representing 18 states of the Mexican Republic, which will compete in free category, youth 14-15 and 16-17 years, who will seek the honors and the best prizes of a prize of $100,000 pesos to distribute.
The Mexican Open Beach Volleyball Open will serve as preparation for many who will participate the following week in the tournament at the National Olympiad based in Chihuahua.
This tournament is part of the festivities for the 100 years of Puerto Vallarta as a municipality, and beach volleyball, Razo said, is linked to the history of the city, because the first tournament held in Mexico was in Puerto Vallarta in 1989.