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Tealle Hunkus and Kimberly Dicello of USA-A won the title at Antigua Guatemala, the third stage of the NORCECA 2014 Tour, defeating Tracy Weamer/Kendra Vanzweiten of USA-B by 2-0 (21-15, 26-14).

 

The gold match had a great display from both teams, especially in the second set that ended in Hunkus/Dicello second title of the season, they won the Gold at Cayman too.  Hunkus/Dicello also reached the podium in Guatemala City winning the bronze medal.

 

In semifinals, Hunkus/Dicello prevailed over Cubans Lianma Flores/Leila Martinez in a tough three setter by 26-24, 18-21, 15-10 and Tracy Weamer/Kendra Vanzweiten also had a tough match against Costa Ricans Karen Cope/Natalia Alfaro by 2-1 (21-13, 22-24, 19-17) to arrive in the Gold Medal Match.

 

Kimberly McGiven expressed her gratitude for the organizing committee, “We had a wonderful time here in Antigua Guatemala, the city is beautiful and the people are very warmth, it was a great experience”.

 

About the match she said “we ironed out a couple of things with Tealle and we played with the right mental state, which made a difference from our performance last week in Guatemala City”.

 

Tealle Hunkus added “I feel we did a better job here in Antigua, the adjustments we made worked out well”.

 

Cuban Lianma Flores and Leila Martinez reached the podium capturing the bronze medal when they defeated Karen Cope/Natalia Alfaro CRC in a splendid comeback by 16-21, 21-13, 15-11.

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