The history of Peruvian women's volleyball

Sanchez-Leon, Abelardo
January 1994
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture;1994, Vol. 13, p143
Academic Journal
Provides a historical overview of women's volleyball in Peru. Sports federation's hiring of Japanese expert Akira Kato as coach of women's volleyball team in the 1960s; Success of women's volleyball teams in various competitions; Role of Divino Maestro school director Enrique Aguayo in the development of women's volleyball; Factors behind the success of women's volleyball in Peru; Focus on three women players.


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