From October 10 – 16, sixteen women squads will vie for the World Junior Championships crown in Netanya (ISR).
For a seven-day tournament, the Wingate Institute of Netanya will host teams from Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Israel, the Netherlands, Peru, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Russia and Uzbekistan.
The four groups are composed as follows:
GROUP A: A1 Greece, A2 Slovakia, A3 Italy, A4 Germany
GROUP B: B1 South Africa, B2 France, B3 Netherlands, B4 Spain
GROUP C: C1 Israel, C2 Argentina, C3 Serbia, C4 Peru
GROUP D: D1 Brazil, D2 Hungary, D3 Russia, D4 Uzbekistan
The competition’s schedule unfolds as follows:
Wrap-up reports will be available at the end of each competition day on FINA website as of Sunday October 10. Live scoring will be available here and all games will be LIVE streamed on FINA YouTube channel with no geo-blocking.
Russia won the two previous editions of the World Junior Championships in Funchal (POR) in 2019 and in Volos (GRE) in 2017 respectively, while the Netherlands took silver and Italy claimed bronze in Funchal.
The 2019 final ranking was: 1. Russia, 2. Netherlands, 3. Italy, 4. Greece, 5. Spain, 6. USA, 7. Hungary, 8. China, 9. Australia, 10. Canada, 11. Brazil, 12. South Africa, 13. Japan, 14. New Zealand, 15. Kazakhstan, 16. Portugal