Author: Lima 2019 press release Lima, 24 July 2019

BEACH VOLEYBALL AND HANDBALL OPEN THE PAN AMERICAN GAMES

On Wednesday 24 the largest multi-sport event in the continent will begin in Peru.

BALONMANO

The great day is here. The Lima 2019 Pan American Games kick off with the beach volleyball and handball matches. The competitions of beach volleyball and handball will take place in Costa Verde San Miguel and National Sports Village (VIDENA) San Luis

The men’s and women’s beach volleyball matches start from 9:00 and will end at 15:40. The handball matches will be held at the Sport Center 1 (VIDENA), from 13:00 to around 20:30. (See chart below)

“The United States, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic teams are some of the competitors in the beach volleyball event. And also the Olympic champions: Brazil and Peru. The tickets for this competition only cost PEN 20,” said Juan Antonio Silva Sologuren, Lima 2019 Communications, Commercial and Marketing manager.

He also said that top contenders for handball are coming. “It must be clear that 21 disciplines will be qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, while 13 Para sports will be qualifiers for the Para Olympic,” he said.

For handball events, female teams will compete in the first day of preliminary rounds. Puerto Rico vs. Canada is the first match of the event. After that, the anticipated debut of the local team, Peru vs. Dominican Republic. Then, Argentina vs. USA And Brazil vs. Cuba will close this session.

The beach volleyball event will take place at the Costa Verde Sports Center, in the district of San Miguel, located near the Bertolotto cliff, next to the Domos Art.

AVAILABLE TICKETS

Tickets are still  for disciplines such as beach volleyball, handball, Greco-Roman wrestling and freestyle wrestling, softball,boxing, archery, baseball,taekwondo, hockey, squash and surf, are available at the Pan American and Parapan American Games official website.: lima2019.pe/tickets.

Also, tickets can be bought in the Teleticket website .

Another way to buy tickets is in any of the 11 authorized points of sale located in Jockey Plaza Shopping center, in Santiago de Surco district, and Metro and Wong supermarkets, in the districts of Chorrillos, Independencia, La Molina, San Borja, San Isidro, San Juan de Miraflores, San Miguel and Surco.

Additionally there are available tickets for shooting, volleyball, racquetball, basketball, cycling,badminton, track cycling, karate, tennis, swimming, table tennis and weightlifting, among other sports.

 

COMPETITIONS SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

COSTA VERDE SPORTS CENTER SAN MIGUEL

 

JULY 24

9:00 - 9:50

Women

CAN vs NCA

 

Women

ARG vs GUA

 

9:50 - 10:40

Women

USA vs TTO

 

Women

COL vs CRC

 

10:40 - 11:30

Men

CAN vs NCA

 

Men

CHI vs MEX

 

11:30 - 12:20

Men

BRA vs CRC

 

Men

CUB vs PER

 

12:20 - 13:10

Women

BRA vs ISV

 

Women

MEX vs CHI

 

13:10 - 14:00

Women

PER vs ESA

 

Women

CUB vs PAR

 

14:00 - 14:50

Men

USA vs ESA

 

Men

ARG vs TTO

 

14:50 - 15:40

Men

PER vs DOM

 

Men

GUA vs VEN

         

 

HANDBALL

NATIONAL SPORTS VILLAGE - VIDENA

DAY

TIME

MATCH

 

 

 

JULY 24

13:00 – 15:00

Puerto Rico vs Canada

15:30 – 15:30

Dominican Republic vs Peru

18:00 – 20:00

Argentina vs USA

20:30 – 22:30

Brazil vs Cuba