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Cubans were runners-up in 8th stop of NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament

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HAVANA, Cuba, Oct 7 (acn) The Cuban duet of Yanileydis Sanchez and Lidiannys Echeverria ranked second at the 8th stop of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament of Boca Chica, Dominican Republic, when losing in the final to the United States A.
The American squad made up by Kerrie Walsh, three-time Olympic champ, and Brooke Sweat won 2-0 (21-13 and 23-21), according to the official website of the contest.
In the preliminary stage, the Cuban pair topped undefeated Pool D to then beat Mexico in quarterfinals and did the same over the Canadian twins Nicole and Megan McNamara in semifinals, in all cases with 2-0 scores.
The winners achieved 600 points for the NORCECA ranking while the Cuban couple earned 540 units.
The women´s event of this stop of Boca Chica was attended by 18 teams from 14 countries.

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