27.08.2013, 09:26
11 teams qualify for 2014 Women's Youth World Championship

NEWS REPORT: The Women's 17 EHF EURO also served as the qualification tournament for the upcoming challenge next year in women's international youth handball. Champions Sweden also qualified for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing


11 teams qualify for 2014 Women's Youth World Championship

The Women's 17 EHF EURO in Poland (15 to 25 August) also served as the qualification tournament for the 2014 Women's Youth World Championship in FYR Macedonia (25 July to 3 August 2014).

The first eleven ranked nations qualified directly. These teams are:

  • Sweden
  • Russia
  • Denmark
  • Portugal
  • Montenegro
  • Romania
  • Norway
  • Croatia
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • France

The substitute nations (places 12 to 16) for the Women's Youth World Championship are ranked as follows

12. Netherlands; 13. Spain; 14. Czech Republic; 15. Poland; 16. Slovakia

Champions Sweden, who beat Russia in the final on Sunday, have also been nominated as the European team for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

The substitute nations for this tournament are Russia, Denmark and Portugal.

TEXT: EHF / ts


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