1st Time in History 5 South American Teams Will Play in Pan Am Cup

For the first time in Women’s Volleyball Pan American Cup history 5 South American teams will join the intercontinental competition.

Brazil is the only South American county that has taken the title of champions 3 times with 3 runners-up and one 3rd place, but now Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela are the teams that will be joining the games. Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, and the United States will apart of the games as well from NORCECA.

Peru and Argentina are another two power house teams from South America that are big contenders to make history by placing in this upcoming Pan Am Cup. Peru placed 2nd back in 2010 and Argentina placed 3rd back in 2008, 2013, and 2015.

The United States, Cuba, and Dominican Republic have all won the gold medal in the past 15 years. Here is a complete list from NORCECA of the year-by-year results since 2002.

Year-by-Year Results

 

Year Gold Silver Bronze
2002 CUB DOM CAN
2003 USA DOM CUB
2004 CUB USA DOM
2005 CUB DOM BRA
2006 BRA CUB DOM
2007 CUB BRA DOM
2008 DOM BRA ARG
2009 BRA DOM PUR
2010 DOM PER USA
2011 BRA DOM USA
2012 USA BRA CUB
2013 USA DOM ARG
2014 DOM USA PUR
2015 USA DOM ARG
2016 DOM PUR USA

Overall Medal Table

 

Team Gold Silver Bronze Total
DOM 4 7 3 14
USA 4 2 3 9
CUB 4 1 2 7
BRA 3 3 1 7
PER 0 1 0 1
ARG 0 0 3 3
PUR 0 1 2 3
CAN 0 0 1 1

The games will be played in various cities in Lima and Canete, Peru and start June 17- June 25.

 

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