President Medina accepts to be Patron of the Pan Am Cup
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 3, 2018 – The President
of the Dominican Republic, H.E. Danilo Medina has accepted the
nomination as Patron of the Women’s Pan American Cup by Viva and
will attend the opening ceremony next Sunday July 8 at Ricardo
Arias Pavilion in Santo Domingo.
Ramón García, president of the Dominican Republic Volleyball
Federation made the announcement on Monday night during the
official launching of the event held at Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The Women’s Pan American Cup runs from July 8 to 14 with teams
and officials arriving from July 6 and departing on July 15.
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of the Female Program of the
Dominican Federation, introduced each one of the members of the
national team and explained the importance of the competition
which grants five tickets to next year’s Pan American Games.
The activity began with the welcome words by Major General Elvis
Feliz Pérez, Vice Minister of the Armed Forces, who presides
over the Organizing Committee.
Feliz Perez highlighted the fact that the Pan American Cup
represents a big festivity of volleyball and called the event as
a Fiesta Americana. He also underlined the quality of the
Dominican team and how it has become a brand of the country.
Also spoke Marcos Herrera Beato, president of Viva
Communications who said “is of great satisfaction and joy to
join forces with the Dominican Federation as the official
sponsors”. He added that Copa Viva will generate a lot of
interest among the fans who will attend the matches to support