CALLAO SPORTS CENTER TO WELCOME FUTURE SOUTH AMERICAN VOLLEYBALL STARS
The modern venue, built for Lima 2019, will be the stage of the Girls’ U16 International Tournament.
The sports infrastructure legacy of Lima 2019 has been gaining importance in the last few days by hosting national and international tournaments at the venues built for the Pan American and Parapan American Games, with top competition conditions.
The Callao Sports Center, modern infrastructure built in the heart of the Regional Village in Peru’s first port, will host the Girls’ U16 South American Championship from Wednesday, October 23, to Sunday, October 27, where the continent’s promising young volleyball stars will be competing.
Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay, and the host, Peru, will participate in the international competition.
The Peruvian team, led by Seoul 88 Olympic medalist Gina Torrealba, will debut on October 24 at 17:00 against Paraguay. The team dreams of winning the South American title on a world-class stage, which was built for the Games in order to make Lima the “House of Volleyball.” The competition will follow the round-robin system.
It begins on Wednesday 23 with Ecuador versus Paraguay (15:00) and Chile versus Bolivia (17:00). The next day, Peru will debut and the day will start with Bolivia versus Ecuador (15:00). The Peruvian team will also compete on October 25 against Ecuador (17:00). The following day, they will face Bolivia (16:00) and their closing match is on October 27 against Chile (16:00) in the “Classic of the Pacific.”