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18/06/2014 12:57
Pool composition for U20 European Championship has been determined
2014 CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship - Men

Prague, Czech Republic, June 18, 2014.  The Drawing of Lots for the preliminary pools at the Final Round of the 2014 CEV U20 Volleyball European Championship - Men, which will be held in Brno, Czech Republic and Nitra, Slovakia from August 29 through September 6, took place Prague on Wednesday morning.

The event at Hotel Pyramida in the Czech capital was attended by CEV Vice President Banu Can-Schurmann, Jury President of the European Championship, as well as by ESOC Coordinator Slobodan Milosevic, Czech Volleyball Federation Vice President Robert Urbanek and Slovak Volleyball Federation Vice President Tomas Singer.

The twelve participants were drawn into Pools I and II, each with six teams.  Upon the completion of the single round robin within each pool, the two winners and the two runners-up will qualify for the semifinals to stay in contention for the medals, while the teams, placed third and fourth in the pools will move on to distribute the places from fifth through eighth.

The Drawing of Lots distributed the teams into the two preliminary pools as follows:

Pool I (Nitra):  Slovakia, France, Bulgaria, Russia, winner of 3rd qualification round Pool H, the best pool runner-up from 3rd qualification round

Pool II (Brno):  Czech Republic, Turkey, Romania, Poland, Slovenia, winner of 3rd qualification round Pool I

The third qualification round is scheduled to take place on July 11, 12 and 13, with Estonia, Germany, Italy and Spain constituting Pool H to be played in Pescara, Italy and Belgium, Finland, Greece and Serbia competing in Pool I to be played in Ruma, Serbia.

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