VIII Men’s Pan American Cup announced in Mexico
MEXICO CITY, Mexico, August 7, 2013 - The VIII Men’s Pan
American Volleyball Cup was officially announced at the Mexican
Olympic Committee Museum on Wednesday.
The seven-team tournament will be played from August 17-25 at
the “Juan de la Barrera” Gymnasium and according to the local
organising committee will be part of the celebration of the
Mexico 1968 Olympic Games 45th anniversary.
Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico,
Trinidad and Tobago and United States of America are expected to
participate in this event that grants the winner a ticket to the
World League qualification playoff.
Argentina, Brazil and Puerto Rico will compete in Pool A, while
Mexico, USA, Dominican Republic as well as Trinidad and Tobago
will be part of Pool B.
The highest ranked participating National Team in the final
results of the competition, not already qualified to the FIVB
World League 2014, will qualify to the FIVB World League
Qualification Tournament Challenge Event.
The announcement was made by the Mexican Volleyball Federation
along with the Mexican Olympic Committee, the National Sports
and Physical Culture Commission, Mexico City’s Sports Institute
and the Benito Juarez Delegation authorities.
On behalf of Mexican Volleyball Federation, the Secretary
General Rafael Anaya attended to the conference as well as the
Mexican Olympic Committee President, Carlos Padilla Becerra; the
General Director of Mexico City Sports Institute, Horacio de la
Vega, and the Benito Juarez’s Delegation Sports Director, Ruben