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Cuba to defend men’s title at Pan Am Cup

 

GATINEAU, Canada, July 11, 2017 – Eight countries divided into two pools will participate in the XII Men’s Pan American Cup to be held in Gatineau with competition days from July 25 to 30.

 

Pool A consists of defending champions Cuba, Dominican Republic, United States and Mexico while Pool B is composed by Argentina, Puerto Rico, Canada and Venezuela.

 

Four daily matches will be live video streamed by NORCECA TV and the whole package can be purchased by only US$13.

 

The pool winners will advance directly to the semifinal phase while the teams placed second and third will play crossed matches in quarterfinals.

 

The first day of competitions features the matches of Argentina vs Puerto Rico staring at 14:00 (local time), followed by Cuba vs Dominican Republic, United States vs Mexico and Canada vs Venezuela.

 

Cuba has won two of the last three editions of the event while the United States are the winningest country with five titles with Brazil next with three. Mexico is the other country with a gold medal.

 

Preliminary Round Schedule

 

July 25

14:00    Argentina v Puerto Rico

16:00    Cuba v Dominican Republic

18:00    United States v Mexico

20:00    Canada v Venezuela

 

July 26

14:00    Dominican Republic v United States

16:00    Argentina v Venezuela

18:00    Cuba v Mexico

20:00    Canada v Puerto Rico

 

July 27

14:00    Mexico v Dominican Republic

16:00    Puerto Rico v Venezuela

18:00    United States v Cuba

20:00    Canadá v Argentina

 

Year by Year Podiums 

Year

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

2006

USA

DOM

CAN

2007

MEX

PUR

CUB

2008

USA

CAN

DOM

2009

USA

CAN

DOM

2010

USA

ARG

PUR

2011

BRA

USA

CAN

2012

USA

ARG

DOM

2013

BRA

MEX

ARG

2014

CUB

USA

ARG

2015

BRA

ARG

VEN

2016

CUB

ARG

CAN

 

 

Medal Standings

Team

Gold

Silver

Bronze

TOTAL

USA

5

2

0

7

BRA

3

0

0

3

CUB

2

0

1

3

MEX

1

1

0

2

ARG

0

4

2

6

CAN

0

2

3

5

DOM

0

1

3

4

PUR

0

1

1

2

VEN

0

0

1

1