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26 June 2017

IWRF 2017 European Championship Results

The IWRF 2017 European Championship was held on June 24 to July 1, at the Conlog Arena in Koblenz, Germany.  Held every two-years, this was the 11th European Championship, and the first time that Germany has hosted the event.

 

The eight teams competing in Koblenz are reigning European champions Great Britain, along with Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Poland, Sweden and host nation Germany.

 

This tournament was a direct qualifier for the IWRF 2018 World Championship to be held in Sydney, Australia. The top four teams from this event will be invited to Worlds, while teams finishing out of the top four will have a chance to qualify through a Qualification Tournament to be held in early 2018.

 

All games at the IWRF 2017 European Division A Championship will be webcast live at Sportdeutschland.TV.

 

Below are the tournament results. For additional information please visit the official website at www.wrec2017.de or follow them on Twitter . The tournament program is available for download here.

 

Final Standings 

1st - Great Britain 

2nd - Sweden 

3rd - France 

4th - Denmark 

5th - Poland 

6th - Germany 

7th - Ireland 

8th - Finland 

 

All Tournament Team

0.5 Adrien Chalmin FRA
1.0 Stefan Jansson SWE
1.5 Tomas Schuwje GER
2.0 Gavin Walker GBR
2.5 Tomas Hjert SWE
3.0 Jim Roberts GBR
3.5 Sebastian Fredriksson DEN
MVP Tobias Sandberg SWE

 

IWRF 2017 European Championship
Schedule and Results

Group A           Group B
Sweden (6)       Great Britain (5)

France (7)         Denmark (8)

Germany (10)    Ireland (11)
Finland (13)       Poland (13)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (all times CEST)
11:00 Sweden vs. France 48-47
13:00 Ireland vs. Denmark 42-57
15:00 Great Britain vs. Poland 57-32
17:00 Germany vs.  Finland 53-37 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
11:00 Great Britain vs. Ireland 65-27 
13:00 France vs. Finland 52-36 
15:00 Poland vs. Denmark 38-52 
17:00 Germany vs. Sweden 48-55
Thursday, June 29, 2017
11:00 Ireland vs. Poland 42-50
13:00 Sweden vs. Finland 62-41
15:00 Denmark vs. Great Britain 47-60
17:00 Germany vs. France 47-59 
Friday, June 30, 2017    
11:00 3rd A vs. 4th B - GER vs. IRL 58-38
13:00 4th A vs. 3rd B - FIN vs. POL 33-55
15:00 2nd A vs. 1st B - FRA vs. GBR 41-54
17:00 1st vs. 2nd B - SWE vs. DMK 57-56
Saturday, July 1, 2017    
09:45 Ireland vs. Finland - 7/8th Place 52-43
11:45 Germany vs. Poland - 5/6th Place 39-46 
13:45 France vs. Denmark - Bronze Medal 53-48
15:45 Great Britain vs. Sweden - Championship 49-41

 

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