Baseball at the 2015 Pan American Games – Women's tournament

Baseball – Women's tournament at the XVII Pan American Games
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VenuePresident's Choice Ajax Pan Am Ballpark
DatesJuly 20–26, 2015
Competitors90 from 5 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 

The women's baseball tournament at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, was held at the President's Choice Ajax Pan Am Ballpark in Ajax, from July 20 to 26.[1] Women's baseball was making its Pan American Games debut, after being added to the program at the 2013 Pan American Sports Organization's general assembly.[2]

For these Games, the women competed in a 5-team tournament. The teams were grouped into one single pool and all teams played each other in a round-robin preliminary round. The top two teams after the round robin played for gold, and teams ranked third and fourth contested the bronze-medal match.[3]

Qualification

A total of five women's team qualified to compete at the games. Canada as host nation qualified automatically, along with the top four nations at the qualification event held in March 2015.[3] Women's rosters can have a maximum of 18 athletes.[3][4]

Summary

Event Date Location Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation N/A N/A 1  Canada
2015 Pan American Women's Baseball Championships[5] March 8–15 Dominican Republic Concepción de la Vega 4  United States
 Venezuela
 Cuba
 Puerto Rico
Total 5