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Beach volleyball at the 2011 Pan American Games

Beach volleyball competitions at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara were held from October 17 to October 23 at the Pan American Beach Volleyball Stadium in Puerto Vallarta.[1]

Beach volleyball at the XVI Pan American Games
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VenuePan American Beach Volleyball Stadium
DatesOctober 17 – October 23
Competitors64 from 19 nations

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Mexico)

1  Brazil2002
2  Mexico*0101
4  Argentina0011
  Puerto Rico0011
Totals (5 nations)2226


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Alison Cerutti
and Emanuel Rego
Igor Hernández
and Farid Mussa
Santiago Etchgaray
and Pablo Suarez
Larissa França
and Juliana Felisberta
Bibiana Candelas
and Mayra García
Yarleen Santiago
and Yamileska Yantin
  Puerto Rico


64 athletes will compete (32 male and 32 female). Each nation is allowed to enter a maximum of one pair in each event. Mexico as hosts gets one spot automatically in each events, while the top ten nations from the North American and the top five from South American rankings on June 30, 2011 will also qualify from each gender.[2]

Event Men's Women's
Host nation   Mexico   Mexico
North America[3]   Puerto Rico
  United States
  Dominican Republic
  Costa Rica
  El Salvador
  United States
  Costa Rica
  Puerto Rico
  El Salvador
  Trinidad and Tobago
South America[4]   Chile
Total 16 16

Qualification summaryEdit

NOC Men Women Total athletes
  Argentina X X 4
  Brazil X X 4
  Canada X X 4
  Chile X X 4
  Colombia X 2
  Costa Rica X X 4
  Cuba X X 4
  Dominican Republic X 2
  Ecuador X 2
  El Salvador X X 4
  Guatemala X X 4
  Jamaica X 2
  Mexico X X 4
  Nicaragua X X 4
  Puerto Rico X X 2
  Trinidad and Tobago X 2
  United States X X 4
  Uruguay X X 4
  Venezuela X 2
Total athletes 32 32 64
Total NOCs 16 16 19