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Ontiveros & Virgen upset Italians in Beach Volleyball

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7, 2016 - It all came down to the third set in an opening Pool C men’s match here Sunday as Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen of Mexico posted an upset win over Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai of Italy in the beach volleyball competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Mexicans fight through nerves to win on Olympic debut

Rio de Janeiro, August 7, 2016 – Mexico’s Lombardo Ontiveros and Juan Virgen began their Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games campaign by beating Italy’s Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo 2-0 (14-21, 21-14, 15-11) at the Copacabana Beach Arena on Sunday.

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Italy and Mexico kick off day two with pool C action

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 6, 2016 - Italy's #10 seed Daniele Lupo/Paolo Nicolai battle Mexico's #15 seed, Lombardo Ontiveros/Juan Virgen as the men get started on day two.

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Referees

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Juan Carlos Saavedra Caceres

Nationality
Colombia
Birth Date
5/7/1982
Birth Place
Bucaramanga, Santander
Beach International Referee Nominated
2012

Mariko Satomi

Nationality
Japan
Birth Date
2/15/1967
Birth Place
Okyama(JPN)
Beach International Referee Nominated
2006
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Rankings

Rank Teams Points Won Lost Sets Won Sets Lost Ratio Points Won Points Lost Ratio
1
Lucena/Dalhausser
USA
6 3 0 6 1 6.000 146 107 1.3645
2
Virgen/Ontiveros
MEX
5 2 1 4 3 1.333 123 108 1.1389
3
Nicolai/Lupo
ITA
4 1 2 4 4 1.000 144 142 1.0141
4
Naceur/Belhaj
TUN
3 0 3 0 6 0.000 70 126 0.5556

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