PR 68 - WP 20 & U (W): Volos (GRE) welcomes best junior teams in race for top honours
Lausanne (SUI), August 16, 2013 - After the men’s, it will be the turn of the best women’s junior water polo teams to play for top honours at the 10th FINA World Women's Junior Water Polo Championships 2013 (20 & U), organised in Volos (GRE) from August 19-25.
The 15 participating teams are divided as follows:
Group A: Spain, Greece, Canada
Group B: United States, Italy, Kazakhstan, New Zealand
Group C: Australia, Ukraine, South Africa, Uzbekistan
Group D: Russia, Hungary, Brazil, Great Britain
The preliminary rounds will be held from August 19-21 and the final on Sunday August 25.
Since 2011, the new age group competition format for both men and women sees “20 Year & Under” taking part in the Junior World Championships in odd years and “18 Years & Under” in even years.
Spain was the winner of the 2011 edition, held in Trieste (ITA). Hungary and Australia, claimed second and third spot, respectively.