HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 24. Cuba will participate in the Women’s Pan-American Volleyball Cup, which will take place in the Mexican city of Chihuahua, from July 1 to 9, and will grant four tickets for next year’s World Grand Prix.
The Caribbean island is along with Canada, the Dominican Republic, Chile, Argentina, and Mexico in Group A; while Group B is made up of the United States, Brazil, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Costa Rica.
There are no competitions scheduled as of July 6; the knockout stages will begin on July 7, semifinals on July 8, and the finals on July 9.
The Women’s Pan-American Volleyball Cup is a continental event organized by the North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) with teams from all over the region to qualify for the World Grand Prix.
Cuba won the gold medal in the first Women’s Pan-American Volleyball Cup, which was held in Mexico, in 2002. From then on, it has won three gold, one silver and one bronze.
Last year, the Dominican Republic defeated Peru, and the United States assured the bronze medal.
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