Pan American Volleyball Union applauds Peru


LIMA, Peru, July 30, 2019. - The Pan American Volleyball Union UPV along with the North American Volleyball Confederation NORCECA and the South American Volleyball Confederation CSV applauds Peru’s efforts volleyball’s successful beginning at the XVIII Pan American Games Lima 2019.


For the next twelve days the best volleyball of the American Continent will compete at the Multisport Complex El Callao for the men’s and women’s volleyball tournaments of the Lima 2019.


Dr. Rafael Lloreda Currea, President of the Pan American Volleyball Union and the South American Volleyball Confederation excelled the importance of the joint efforts of both Confederations during the general technical meeting of the men’s tournament “together joining hands we are aiming to recover our place worldwide with this highly-competitive tournament. The top eight teams in America will enhance our beautiful sport during the Pan American Games”.


On behalf of Pan Am Sports, Rodrigo Moreno praised the local organizing committee and the international technical staff for taking care of every detail and welcomed the participating teams leaving them with the message of fair play during the event.


Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, President of the NORCECA Confederation said “I appreciate the enormous efforts and cooperation from Peru for their outstanding work in building a first class venue for all of us volleyball passionate followers to enjoy the most important sports event in our continent. The organization has been remarkable”.


According to Ariel Sainz, competition director, all the suggestions made during the test event a few months ago were attended and volleyball is ready to kick off at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.


The Multisport Complex El Callao hosted Taekwondo less than 24 hours ago and the building is all set for the beginning of volleyball with more than the necessary facilities for a successful event.