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Draw for Women’s World Championship 2019 on Friday in Tokyo

The draw for the Preliminary Groups of the 2019 IHF Women’s World Championship takes place on Friday 21 June (16:00 local time) at GINZA SIX in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

24 teams have qualified for the final tournament: France (FRA), Russia (RUS), Netherlands (NED), Romania (ROU), Norway (NOR), Sweden (SWE), Hungary (HUN), Denmark (DEN), Montenegro (MNE), Japan (JPN), Germany (GER), Serbia (SRB), Spain (ESP), Slovenia (SLO), Korea Republic (KOR), China (CHN), Brazil (BRA), Angola (ANG), Senegal (SEN), Argentina (ARG), Kazakhstan (KAZ), Cuba (CUB), DR Congo (COD) and Australia (AUS).

Draw Pots

Pot 1: FRA, RUS, NED, ROU

Pot 2: NOR, SWE, HUN, DEN

Pot 3: MNE, JPN, GER, SRB

Pot 4: ESP, SLO, KOR, CHN

Pot 5: BRA, ANG, SEN, ARG

Pot 6: KAZ, CUB, COD, AUS

Draw Procedure

  1. Teams in pot 6 are drawn to groups A – D in row 6.
  2. Teams in pot 5 are drawn to groups A – D in row 5.
  3. Teams in pot 4 are drawn to groups A – D in row 4.
  4. Teams in pot 2 are drawn to groups A – D in row 2.
  5. Teams in pot 1 are drawn to groups A – D in row 1.
  6. As organisers, Japan have the prerogative to assign themselves to a Preliminary Group of their choice (maximum of five minutes to decide)
  7. Remaining teams in pot 3 are drawn to groups A – D in row 3.

 

 

 

 

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