LIMA, Peru, June 12, 2015 – The control committee members and
the representatives of the local organizing committee held two
working sessions on Thursday in preparation of the start of the
XIV Women’s Pan American Cup to be held in Lima from June 13 to
The meeting took place at Los Delfines Hotel and was chaired by
Mr. Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of the Pan American
Volleyball Union and Dr. Luis Linares Pablo, president of the
Peruvian Volleyball Federation. Dr. Rafael Lloreda Currea, vice
president of the Pan American Union was also present.
The representative of both parts discussed the different topics
related with the organization of the twelve-team event to be
contested at Miguel Grau and Eduardo Dibos Coliseums.
The delegates of the different commissions conducted inspection
visits to the competition and training venues, hotels, and
presented their respective reports.
The preliminary inspection of team’s documents will be held on
Friday morning with the general technical meeting scheduled at
The twelve teams are divided into two pools of six and will play
under a round-robin format with the top team advancing directly
to the semifinal phase. The teams placed second and third will
play in crossed quarterfinals matches.
Pool A, at Miguel Grau Coliseum, consists of Argentina,
Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Puerto Rico and United States.
Pool B, at Eduardo Dibos Coliseum, is formed by Brazil, Canada,
Cuba, Dominican Republic, Peru and Uruguay.