Peruvian City to host U21 Pan American Cup

TARAPOTO, Peru, March 5, 2019 - The U21 Men's Pan American Cup will be held in Tarapoto, Peru from May 2-12 with one single ticket available to the top ranked team among those not already qualified to the FIVB Men's World Championship.

Thursday 07 de March del 2019 10:11 AM

The qualified teams will be seeded in Pool A and the host and the other teams will be assigned in Pool B with the top ranked team after the preliminary round earning the ticket to the world championship regardless its confederation, Norceca or South America.

The Men's U21 FIVB World Championship will take place in Manama, Bahrein from July 18-27.

The Norceca and South America teams already qualified to Bahrein are Cuba, Brazil, Argentina and Canada. Invitations to participate as well as the competition regulations have been circulated among the national federations of both Norceca and South America Volleyball Confederations.

The participating teams will arrive in Lima on May 2 and will be transferred by plane to Tarapoto the following day. The competition will take place from May 5 to 11.

The world event is held every two years starting in 1977 with Russia winning the title 10 times, including four as the former Soviet Union. It was a quadrennial tournament for the first two editions

Poland is the reigning champion after winning the gold medal in Czech Republic in 2017 followed by Cuba and Russia.


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