Diario Extra – Belén and San José champions on the beach


In National Sports Games

Thus was the podium. Congratulations. (Photo: Milagro Torres / Fecovol)

Belén and San José are the best in beach volleyball after playing, in the La Sabana Metropolitan Park, the finals of the National Sports Games.

The Belemites were crowned in Sub17, while the Josefinos did it in Sub19


Those from the capital, with Carlos Navarrete and Andru Jones, won by score of 2 sets by 0 (with partials of 21-10, 21-16) to San Carlos, with Javier Ordeñana and Steven Murillo.

Navarrete stated that “this medal has cost us too much, much effort, too much training in the last two years, and the truth is that we came out very happy with the result.”

On the way, those from Chepe left Cóbano (21-17, 21-15), while the Northerners reported Belén (21-16, 22-20).

The bronze medal went to Camilo González and José Pablo Fernández, from Belén, who defeated Alejandro Mora and Darío Vindas, from Cóbano, in 2 sets (26-24 and 21-19).

“The semifinal did not go as we expected, but in the end we got bronze,” Fernández said.

For his part, González analyzes that “the semifinal got complicated for us, I wanted to win it, but we got what we could.”


In other finals, but in the men’s U17, Belén won gold, Alajuela took silver, Moravia reaped bronze and Cartago obtained fourth place.

“We are very proud to win gold this year, it was given to us after a great training process.

This is just beginning, ”said the belemita Jhostin Varela.

His partner Julián Araya added: “We are super happy because there was a lot of sacrifice behind this and it is the maximum we can achieve at this time.”



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