Dominicans seeking for their sixth title at the upcoming U23 Women’s Pan American Cup

HERMOSILLO, Mexico, July 15, 2023.- Reigning champions Dominican Republic will be seeking for their sixth consecutive title at the U23 Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup to be held from July 18 to 23 at the Sonora Arena in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.

Five-time defending champions Dominican Republic have won the event in as many editions since its inception in 2012. Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru have one silver medal each, while Cuba has finished third in the past three editions. Argentina also has one bronze medal.

The 2023 U23 Women’s Pan American Cup marks the beginning of the qualification process towards the 2025 Pan American Junior Games.

Two (2) vacancies will be granted here in Hermosillo, in the final ranking of the event among NORCECA teams for the 2025 Pan American Junior Games. The South American Volleyball Confederation, CSV, will establish its own qualification system.

The eight participating teams have been divided in two pools, with Pool A consisting of Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic and Peru; while host Mexico is joined by Argentina, Costa Rica and Honduras in Pool B.

Preliminary Round Schedule

July 18

2:00pm   Cuba v Peru

4:00pm    Argentina v Costa Rica

6:00pm   Dominican Republic v Canada

8:00pm   Mexico v Honduras

July 19

2:00pm   Canada v Cuba

4:00pm    Honduras v Argentina

6:00pm   Peru v Dominican Republic

8:00pm   Costa Rica v Mexico

July 20

2:00pm   Peru v Canada

4:00pm    Honduras v Costa Rica

6:00pm   Dominican Republic v Cuba

8:00pm   Mexico v Argentina

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