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Women’s Pan American Cup to be held in Peru

 
Peruvian Volleyball Federation president Luis Linares (left) and FIVB 1st Executive Vice-President and NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz during the presentation of the Pan American Cup report in Tijuana
 
Tijuana, Mexico, January 20, 2015 – The XIV Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup, a qualifier for the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix 2016, will take place in the cities of Tarapoto and Moyobamba in Peru from June 11-22.

The decision was finalised by both the NORCECA and South American Volleyball Confederations during the NORCECA Sport Organizing Commission held in Tijuana, Mexico last week

Peruvian Volleyball Federation president Luis Linares presented plans of the playing and lodging facilities in both cities, which are located in the region of San Martin. He was accompanied by FIVB 1st Executive Vice-President and NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz and FIVB Executive Vice-President and CSV President Rafael Lloreda Currea.

It will be the second time the Pan American Women’s Cup will be held in Peru. The country last hosted the event in 2013 with the cities of Iquitos, Huacho, Lima and Callao welcoming some of the best volleyball players from the two contininents.

The Dominican Republic claimed their third gold medal at the 2014 edition in Pachuca and Mexico City, Mexico. The United States and Puerto Rico finished second and third, respectively.

The complete calendar of the major competitions is as follows:

Event              Country    Date
U18 Girls’ Pan Am Cup Cuba Mar 15-23
U20 Women’s Pan Am Cup Dominican Republic Apr 18-26
Men’s Champions Cup United States May 21-24
Women’s Champions Cup Puerto Rico Jun 3-8
Women’s Pan Am Cup Peru Jun 11-22
U19 Boys’ Pan Am Cup El Salvador Jun 14-22
U21 Men’s Pan Am Cup Canada Jun 21-28
Men’s Pan Am Cup TBD Aug 8-17
Women’s Continental Mexico Sep 27-Oct 5
Men’s Continental United States Oct 3-11





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