THE BEST OF THE CONTINENTAL VOLLEYBALL MEETS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
The 2018 Women´s Pan American Cup will begin this Sunday with the participation of 12 countries of the continent. This tournament will give 5 qualifications places for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
The beautiful city of Santo Domingo will host, for the second time, the traditional Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup. This year its seventeenth version will be held.
The best 12 countries of the continent will meet in the Ricardo Arias Pavilion of the Dominican capital, in a competition that will begin on Sunday July 8 and that will end on Saturday 14th.
The Pan American Cup will be divided into a first group stage. The twelve teams are divided into 3 groups with 4 nations each. The two best teams classified at the end of the preliminary round will advance directly to the semifinals, with the winner of the group with the lowest ranking to compete in the quarterfinals against the best second and third place teams. From there, they will be eliminated until reaching the grand final.
The statistics tell us that since 2012, the United States and the Dominican Republic have played the gold medal match of this Cup, so they are the favorites to win again this important event.
History has the United States in the first place of the medal table with 5 titles won, followed by the Dominican Republic and Cuba, both with 4.
Among the main attractions of this tournament, is that the top 5 teams of the competition will automatically qualify for the most important sporting event of the continent, the Pan American Games to be held in Lima next year.
Excitement and the best volleyball of the continent is assured. Follow the development of this important tournament here at panamsports.org and on our social networks.
The groups of the 2018 Pan American Cup Santo Domingo are:
Trinidad and Tobago