Enjoy in two short statements from Puerto Rico and Serbia, who have arrived in Brno’s Voronez hotel on Wednesday evening.
As you know, the 17th edition of the Women’s U20 World Championship will be held from June 21 to 30, 2013 in Brno, Czech Republic.
It will be the first time that the competition will feature 20 teams. All previous editions featured 16 teams only.
The competition will run over 10 days with two rest days.
The 20 teams will be divided into four pools of five teams each and will play a round-robin tournament. The bottom-ranked team of each pool will play classification matches for 17th-20th place in a round-robin system.
The other 16 teams will progress to the Eight Finals which consists of a playoff (1st of Pool A against 4th of Pool B etc). The winners of the playoff matches will advance to the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals to be classified from 1st to 8th while the losers of playoff match will play classification matches, with a similar quarterfinals, semifinals and finals system, to be classified from 9th to 16th.
ALGERIA BRAZIL BULGARIA CHINA COLOMBIA CZECH REPUBLIC DOMINICAN REPUBLIC EGYPT ITALY JAPAN MEXICO NIGERIA PERU PUERTO RICO RUSSIA SERBIA CHINESE TAIPEI THAILAND TURKEY USA
To read more news from this competition click on Junior World Championship 2013 W.