The Brazilians began dominating the action from the first set, thanks to an effective service which ruined Venezuelan possibilities. Ivna Marra, Brazilian captain, commanded her team well and helped them win the first set 25-21 in 28 minutes.
In the second set, the Brazilian block seemed too strong for the Venezuelan attack, and Brazil had no problems to reach 25-15 in 23 minutes.
Beatriz Correa and Isadora Rodriguez led the Brazilian offensive in the last set. When Marianguel Perez, from Venezuela, sent the ball out, Brazil finished 25-18 and their players celebrated on court for 20 minutes.
Playing for third place, Peru overcame Argentina in a thrilling five-set match. Fighting back from a 2-0 disadvantage, Peru won 3-2 (23-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-7) after 2 hours, 8 minutes.
Setter: Roberta Ratzke, Brazil
Server: Katherine Meneses, Peru
Reception: Ivna Marra, Brazil
Blocker: Roslandy Acosta, Venezuela
Spiker: Isadora Rodriguez, Brazil
Defender: Maria Roldan, Argentina
Libero: Maria Valero, Venezuela
Best Player: Ivna Marra, Brazil
photos Janos Schmidt