18.07.2012, 08:59
Men’s World Championship draw in Spain

Draw will take place Thursday, 19 July 2012 at 11.30 hrs and will be streamed live

Men’s World Championship draw in Spain

Thursday 19th July will see the draw for the 2013 Men’s World Championship.

The lots for the preliminary round groups will be drawn in Jardines Cecilio Rodríguez del Parque del Retiro in the Spanish capital, Madrid.

The pots and the procedure for the draw are based on the International Handball Federation’s performance rows and seeding lists of the 24 nations, their rankings at the respective continental qualifications and the results of the 2011 World Championships. 

Host Spain is seeded in pot 1 and can choose their group after the pots six to two have been drawn.

These are the pots (rows) for the draw on 19 July:

1: France (defending champion), Denmark, Spain, Serbia
2. Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Slovenia, Germany
3: Hungary, Poland, Iceland, Argentina
4: Korea, Tunisia, Algeria, Qatar
5: Montenegro, Russia, Belarus, Egypt
6: Brazil, Chile, Saudi-Arabia, Australia

The draw will take place at 11:30.

The World Championship will be played from 11 to 27 January 2013 in Barcelona/Granollers, Madrid, Zaragoza, Seville and Guadalajara with the final weekend in Barcelona.

The draw can be followed live at http://www.handballspain2013.com from 11:00 am (CET)


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