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4 December 2013

IWRF 2014 World Championship Qualification List

IWRF Member Countries,


In accordance with the Qualification Rules for the 2014 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship, the time period for countries to attend qualifying events ended on November 25, 2013. Based on the results of the qualifying events and the current IWRF World Ranking List, qualification slots for the 2014 World Championship have been assigned as follows:

 

  1. Host Country, 2014 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship
    DENMARK
  2. Gold Medal winner, London 2012 Paralympic Games
    AUSTRALIA
  3. First place country, 2013 Americas Zone Championship
    UNITED STATES
  4. Second place country, 2013 Americas Zone Championship
    CANADA
  5. First place country, 2013 European Zone Championship
    SWEDEN
  6. Second place country, 2013 European Zone Championship
    (Second place Denmark already qualified; position assigned to next highest-ranked finisher)
    GREAT BRITAIN
  7. Third place country, 2013 European Zone Championship
    (Third place Great Britain already qualified; position assigned to next highest-ranked finisher)
    GERMANY
  8. Fourth place country, 2013 European Zone Championship
    (Fourth place Germany already qualified; position assigned to next highest-ranked finisher)
    BELGIUM
  9. First place country, 2013 Asia-Oceania Zone Championship
    (First place Australia already qualified; position assigned to next highest-ranked finisher)
    JAPAN
  10. Wild card position one
    NEW ZEALAND
  11. Wild card position two
    FINLAND
  12. Wild card position three
    FRANCE

All qualified countries have been notified directly by IWRF. Qualified countries must confirm by December 31, 2013, that they will attend. If any countries decline to attend, their qualification position will be reassigned to the next highest-ranked country on the IWRF World Ranking List that has not already qualified.


If there are any questions regarding the Qualification List or the qualification process, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Best regards,
Eron Main
Secretary General, IWRF


cc: Odense 2014 Organizing Committee
Chair, IWRF Competitions Committee
IPC Sports Department

 

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