NEWS REPORT: The groups for the final tournament in January 2015 will be drawn on 20 July at 21:30 hrs in Doha, Qatar. Among the 24 participants 14 stem from Europe
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The draw for the World Championship 2015 in Qatar will be streamed live on the event's official website, http://www.qatarhandball2015.com/.
The event takes place on 20 July at 21.30 hrs (local time) at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar.
Among the 24 participants 14 teams from Europe vie for the world championship trophy. They have been seeded in the following pots:
Pot 1: Spain (defending champions), France (EHF EURO champions), Denmark, Croatia
Pot 2: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, Sweden, Slovenia
Pot 3: Russia, Qatar (hosts), FYR Macedonia, Algeria
Pot 4: Austria, Argentina, Belarus, Czech Republic
Pot 5: Tunisia, Egypt, Brazil, Bahrain
Pot 6: Iran, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Germany
These teams will be drawn into four groups of six teams each. The first four teams of each group then qualify for the Last 16.
The World Championship 2015 takes place from 15 January to 1 February 2015. All four venues are located in Doha, the capital of Qatar.
TEXT: EHF / ts
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