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Beach Volleyball: Costa Rica Gets Even Closer to Rio 2016

Costa Rica pulled off a major upset at the NORCECA Women’s Continental Cup as they defeated favourite Cuba 3-2 moving closer to the single ticket on hand to the Olympic beach volleyball tournament in Rio de Janeiro. The duo of Karen Cope and Nathalia Alfaro beat Lianma Flores and Leila Martinez 15-9 in a “golden set” to break a 2-2 tie in the country versus country semifinal series on Saturday. Costa Rica will battle hosts Mexico on Sunday for the single berth for their nation to the Rio Games. The teams placed second and third will have one final chance…

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