PR 64 - WP 20 & U (M): Serbia to defend title against best junior teams
Lausanne (SUI), August 11, 2013 – The world’s best junior water polo teams are gathering for the 17th FINA World Men’s Junior Water Polo Championships, taking place from August 12-18, 2013 in Szombathely (HUN).
The 16 participating teams are divided as follows:
Group A: Italy, Hungary, Canada, Colombia
Group B: Serbia, Brazil, South Africa, Uzbekistan
Group C: Spain, Russia, United States, Slovakia
Group D: Croatia, Australia, Kazakhstan, Japan
The preliminary rounds will be held from August 12-14 and the final on Sunday August 18.
Since 2011, the new age group competition format sees “20 Year & Under” taking part in the Junior World Championships in odd years and “18 Years & Under” in even years.
At the 2011 edition in Volos (GRE), Serbia beat Spain to clinch the world junior title while Greece took third.