TORONTO, Canadá, Julio 15 2015 - Everything is ready for the
beginning of volleyball at the XVII Pan Am Games. After two days
of Preliminary Inquiries and the development of the General
Technical Meeting, the competitors are just a few hours away
from the first ball to be served at the Exhibition Centre at Pan
Am Park on Thursday.
FIVB First Executive Vice President and Pan American Volleyball
Union President, Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, remarked all the
efforts done by the Toronto 2015 Organizing Committe and also
appreciated all the attentions and the cooperation availability
during the inspections and the preliminary inquiries process.
The technical staff members of the competing teams in both
genders attended to the general meeting just to verify the last
details before the beginning of the contest.
On behalf of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO),
Rodrigo Moreno, member of the Technical Commission, was present
and praised the high level organization and working standards
set by the Control and Organizing Committees.
“This has been such a great meeting, one of the best we have
ever been in during the Pan Am Games at everything has taken
place in a very well exemplified way,” Moreno stated.
On behalf of the TO2015 Pan Am Games Organizing Committee, Holly
Abraham welcomed all the attendants and emphasized all the
enthusiasm around the preparation of the tournament.
“We are very sured that this will be a great experience for all
of you and we hope to enjoy your stay in Toronto. The place
where we are is the Pan American Park and we are in a very
iconic place un our city where all our national expositions take
part,” She said.
The Centre at the Park has been adequated as a great multisport
complex, where a lot of disciplines take part. Volleyball is
among them, as well as Beach Volleyball that is successfully in