Organizers meet with UPV representatives ahead of Pan Am Cup



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 21.


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 20:00.


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.