Life is not easy in Europe


Life is not easy for the European women’s teams. Their Olympic qualification procedure is tough. You may win a medal at the world championships, but it does not mean that you will go to the Olympic games.

The European championships – to be held Eindhoven, Holland 19-26 January – will deremine which 5 teams from this continent will get a chance to qualify for the Olympic games in London. This event will be held in Trieste, Italy from 15-22 April 2012.

England is the 6th European nation to be in London.

We will know then who will compete with Australia in London.

In preparation for these events, Greece, Russia, Italy and Hungary are playing in the “Thetis” cup in a Greek city of Tripoli.

Here are the results:

7 January:
Russia 10 – Italy 8
Greece 8 – Hungary 10

8 January
Russia 13 – Hungary 14
Italy 9 – Greece 11

9 January
Hungary 11 – Italy 6
Russia 16 – Greece 12

Final standing: 1. Hungary 2. Russia 3. Greece 4. Italy

About Erkin Эркин Shagaev Шагаев
European, world, Olympic champion, two times World Cup winner Чемпион Европы, мира, Олимпийских игр, двукратный обладатель Кубка мира

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