Nicolás Capogrosso, who forms the beach volleyball men’s duo with Julián Azaad, analyzed his performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
“We said goodbye with a 2-1 defeat against the United States. When the processes end, one remembers the path that we have to travel, we go through many good situations, others not so much, it cost a lot of work, effort, dedication and perseverance. Today we can say that we achieved the goal of putting men’s beach volleyball back in an Olympic game after 13 years and representing it in the best possible way on the court.“, started.
And he added: “I am grateful to our entire work team who made all this possible on a day-to-day basis, accompanying and leaving a lot of things aside for the main objective. I am very pleased to tell you that today when I rest my head on the pillow I will be able to rest easy. And finally, also thank those who were doing the endurance, they made themselves felt. Proud to be Argentine, “he concluded.
The Argentines completed their participation after losing the third and last game in the zone. Rosario Capogrosso and Entre Ríos Azaad, in their first Olympic Games, fell to the experienced Americans Nicholas Lucena and Philip Delhausser 2-1 (21-19, 18-21 and 15-6).
The Argentines had debuted with a defeat against the Brazilians Alison Ceruti and Alvaro Morais Fliho by 2 to 0, with partials of 21-16 and 21-17, while on the second date they could not against the Dutch couple Alexander Brouwer-Robert Meeuwsen by 2 to 0 (21-14 and 21-14).