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Women’s Pan American Cup in Santo Domingo July 8-14

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, July 2, 2018 – The seventeenth edition of the Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup will take place in Santo Domingo for the second time in three years from July 8 to 14 at Ricardo Arias Pavilion.

Teams are scheduled to arrive starting on July 6 and will depart on July 15.

Twelve teams have been divided into three pools with defending champion United States playing in Pool B alongside Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba and Puerto Rico.

The top five ranked teams at the end of the tournament will be granted of tickets to the Pan American Games to be held next year in Lima, Peru.

Pool A consists of Canada, Peru, Costa Rica and host Dominican Republic while Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia will compete in Pool C.

The top two ranked teams at the end of the preliminary round will advance directly to the semifinals with the pool winner with the lowest ranking will compete in the quarterfinals with the top second and third place teams.

Since 2013, United States and Dominican Republic have won the event every other year.

The United States lead the historic standings at the Pan American Cup with five gold medals, Cuba and Dominican Republic each have won the competition four times while Brazil has three titles.

The Dominican Republic has the most total medals in the history of the competition with 15 –including four golds, eight silvers and three bronzes. The United States are second with 10 – five golds, two silvers and three bronzes.

 

Year-by-Year Results

Year

Gold

Silver

Bronze

2002

CUB

DOM

CAN

2003

USA

DOM

CUB

2004

CUB

USA

DOM

2005

CUB

DOM

BRA

2006

BRA

CUB

DOM

2007

CUB

BRA

DOM

2008

DOM

BRA

ARG

2009

BRA

DOM

PUR

2010

DOM

PER

USA

2011

BRA

DOM

USA

2012

USA

BRA

CUB

2013

USA

DOM

ARG

2014

DOM

USA

PUR

2015

USA

DOM

ARG

2016

DOM

PUR

USA

2017

USA

DOM

PUR

       

 

Medal Table

Team

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

USA

5

2

3

    10

DOM

4

8

3

15

CUB

4

1

2

7

BRA

3

1

3

7

PUR

0

1

3

4

PER

0

1

0

1

ARG

0

0

3

3

CAN

0

0

1

1