U21 Pan Am Cup grants two tickets to World Championship
FORT MCMURRAY, Canada, May 12, 2017 – The U21 Men’s Pan American
Cup, a qualifier to the age-group FIVB World Championship in
Czech Republic, features seven countries battling from May 16 to
The top ranked team from NORCECA and the top team from South
America will earn tickets from this event to the age-group FIVB
World Championship to take place in the cities of Brno and Ceske
Budejovice from June 23 to July 2.
Cuba, Chile and Puerto Rico will compete in Pool A while
defending champions Brazil, Barbados, Guatemala and hosts Canada
will battle in Pool B.
The pool winners will receive direct passes to the semifinal
round with the second and third placed teams competing in the
Opening day on May 16 features the matches of Cuba v Chile,
Brazil v Barbados and Canada v Guatemala.
Teams from South America came up winners in the two previous
edition of the intercontinental Pan American Cup with Venezuela
claiming the title in Panama City in 2011 and Brazil in
Gatineau, Canada in 2015. The event was not held in 2013.
In 2011, Venezuela defeated Canada 3-1
(25-23, 16-25, 25-19, 25-23) in the match for the gold medal.
Chile took the bronze medal with a 3-1 (26-24, 19-25, 25-22,
25-19) victory over Puerto Rico.
years later, Brazil grabbed the gold medal with a 3-0 (25-22,
25-23, 25-17) victory over the United States while Canada won
the bronze with a 3-2 (25-23, 19-25, 20-25, 25-16, 15-11)
Year Gold Silver Bronze
2011 VEN CAN CHI
2015 BRA USA CAN
Preliminary Round Schedule
12:00 Cuba v Chile
18:00 Brazil v Barbados
20:00 Canada v Guatemala
16:00 Chile v Puerto Rico
18:00 Guatemala v Brazil
20:00 Canada v Barbados
16:00 Puerto Rico v Cuba
18:00 Barbados v Guatemala
20:00 Canada v Brazil