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Lima to host XIV Women’s Pan Am Cup

 

   

LIMA, Peru, June 10, 2015 – The fourteenth edition of the Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup will take place in Lima with twelve teams battling for spots at the different groups of next year’s FIVB World Grand Prix, the premier annual female competition.

 

It is the second time in three years that the Peruvian capital welcomes the best teams from the Americas for the exciting event.

 

Defending champions Dominican Republic are among the six teams competing in Pool B along with Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Peru and Uruguay.  The United States, winners of two of the last three editions of the intercontinental tournament, will play in Pool A which consists also of Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

 

Teams of Pool A will play at Miguel Grau Coliseum while teams of Pool B will battle at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum with three daily matches at each competition venue.

 

Last year, at Juan de la Barrera Coliseum of Mexico City, the Dominican Republic snapped the two-year reign of United States with a 3-1 (25-18, 25-18, 17-25, 25-21) victory for their third crown in the history of the event and first since 2010.

 

Cuba leads the all-time list of gold medals with four titles followed by United States, Brazil and Dominican Republic each with three crowns. The Dominican Republic leads in total medals with 12, with Cuba, Brazil and United States next with 7 apiece.

 

Teams are scheduled to arrive in Peru on Wednesday June 11 with the members of the control committee composed by representatives of NORCECA and South American Confederations arriving on Tuesday.

 

Pool A: Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, United States. Pool B: Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Peru, Uruguay.

 

Year by Year Results

 

Year    Gold    Silver  Bronze

2002     CUB      DOM     CAN

2003     USA      DOM     CUB

2004     CUB      USA      DOM

2005     CUB      DOM     BRA

2006     BRA      CUB      DOM

2007     CUB      BRA      DOM

2008     DOM     BRA      ARG

2009     BRA      DOM     PUR

2010     DOM     PER      USA

2011     BRA      DOM     USA

2012     USA      BRA      CUB

2013     USA      DOM     ARG

2014     DOM     USA      PUR

 

Composite Standings

 

Team   Gold    Silver  Bronze   Total

CUB         4           1          2         7

DOM        3           6          3         12

USA        3           2           2         7

BRA         3           3          1         7

PER         0           1          0         1

ARG         0           0          2         2

PUR         0           0          2         2

CAN         0           0          1         1