SANTIAGO, Chile, October 16, 2023.- The Arena Parque O’Higgins will be the official competition hall for the Women’s and Men’s Volleyball tournaments at the nineteenth Pan American Games Santiago 2023, that start on October 20.
The venue in the City of Santiago, with a capacity of 12,000 spectators and with over 65 years of history, will be the home of Volleyball for fifteen days.
The Women’s Volleyball tournament will take place from October 21 to 26, and the Men’s Volleyball tournament from October 30 to November 4.
The competition system consists of eight teams, who will compete in a round-robin preliminary round, with four teams in each group. The losers will play the classification for positions five to eight.
The first-place team in each group will advance to the semifinal round. The teams that finish in second and third place will compete in a quarterfinal round to complete the semifinal matchups, leading to the medal matches.
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and hosts Chile are the eight teams competing in both genders.
Defending champions are Argentina in men and the Dominican Republic in women.