Good news for couples blue Menegatti-Orsi Toth , and Wolf-Nicolai involved in the tournament of olympic qualification in progress at Haiyang and that offers prizes for 4 people (2 male and 2 female) for Games of “Tokyo 2020”.
Marta and Viki have slipped two consecutive successes in the first phase, closing the round in first place. After battling victory at the debut against Liliana-Elsa 2-1 (24-26, 24-22, 15-12), the two blue to have repeated success against the brazilian Agela-Carol Horta, closing with less difficulty the match valid for the primacy 2-0 (21-19, 21-16).
Second place, however, for Daniele Lupo and Paolo Nicolai in the board male. In the first race, the two blues have had the better of the brazilians Andre-George 2-0 (21-17, 21-15), thanks to a good organization of the game that has left little space to the opponents. In the next match, however, Daniel and Paul were not able to be repeated, yielding to the swiss Hedrich-Gerson 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) and by closing the pool in second place.
The Formula – The competition (18-22 September), for the sector, male and female, will be characterized by four phases
The FIRST STAGE – 4 groups (A – D) of 4 teams that will face off with the formula of the Round Robin amended. The first three classified teams of each pool will pass to the second phase, a total of twelve teams.
The SECOND PHASE, Four groups (E – H) of three teams that will face off with the formula of the Round Robin. The first two teams classified will qualify to the third stage, a total of eight pairs.
The THIRD STAGE, The eight teams will be divided into two groups (I – J), which will be played with the formula of the Round Robin. The first two pairs of each group will advance to the final phase.
The FINAL STAGE – The first classified in the a group will play the second of group J, while the first pool J against the second of group I.
The pairs winners of the two matches will earn for their nation a place at the next Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. In total, then will be 4 places awarded for the Olympics: 2 male and 2 female.
(Source: press release)