TORONTO, Canada, July 18, 2015. - The Beach Volleyball double
gender tournament at the XVIII Pan American Games has been an
outstanding competition proving to be one of the major
attractions at the most important sport event of the American
The facilities at the Chevrolet Beach Volleyball Centre at the
CIBC Pan American Park on the shores of Ontario Lake reunite all
the FIVB and Olympic standards to guarantee a successful event.
The atmosphere at the Pan American venue has shown an exciting
vibe with challenging matches making Beach Volleyball one of the
most popular and entertaining sports at the Pan Am Games.
Fans have enjoyed an intense competition and adding to its
appeal is the splendid organization under the supervision of
Edward Drakitch, Sport Organizing Chair who has dedicated three
years in arranging these excellent conditions.
The Chevrolet Beach Volleyball Centre used 3000 metric tons of
sand, brought by 80 dump trucks and a total of 182 volunteers
taking part of the high impact created at the venue.
Beach Volleyball is not only about the competition, it’s also a
festivity making the fans enjoy the sport to its maximum
expression with entertaining music, dancers and an animator that
puts the crowd in a great mood becoming part of the spectacle
and Toronto has made that possible.
Nelson Ramirez, FIVB Supervisor for the event said “on behalf of
the International Volleyball Federation FIVB, the Pan American
Volleyball Union UPV, the North Central American and Caribbean
Confederation NORCECA and the South American Volleyball
Confederation CSV, I want to express my appreciation for all the
efforts of the organizing committee of the Games and a special
recognition to Edward Drakich and Venue Manager Aaron Collins, I
am impressed with their hard work. Most of all, to the
volunteers for their job well done in making Beach Volleyball
the most organized and the best sold out competition at the Pan