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The Netherlands are the IKF U19 WKC 2019 Champions!

Congratulations to the Dutch U19 team for winning an unforgettable final vs Belgium. The 1st official IKF U19 World Korfball Championship 2019 has its champion after a long and exciting day.

Congratulations to all teams, officials, volunteers and local organizers for a great 3-day championship in the beautiful Dutch city of Leeuwarden.

DAY 3 FINAL RESULTS:

9:30 (11th-12th place) CHINA 12 – HONG KONG 14
10:45 (9th-10th place) MALAYSIA 15 – CATALONIA 10
12:00 (7th-8th place) HUNGARY 4 – CZECH REPUBLIC 8
13:15  (5th-6th) PORTUGAL 8 – ENGLAND 15
14:30 (Bronze medal) GERMANY 12 – CHINESE TAIPEI 20
15:40 (Final) NETHERLANDS 19 – BELGIUM 18

IKF U19 WKC 2019 FINAL RANKING:

1st: The Netherlands
2nd: Belgium
3rd: Chinese Taipei
4th: Germany
5th: England
6th: Portugal
7th: Czech Republic
8th: Hungary
9th: Malaysia
10th: Catalonia
11th: Hong Kong
12th: China

PODIUM:

GOLD MEDAL: The Netherlands – SILVER MEDAL: Belgium – BRONZE MEDAL: Chinese Taipei

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Review everything of this last day watching again the live streams on worldkorfball.sport, and on IKF Social Media channels and via the hashtags #U19WKC and #korfball:
Facebook: @korfball.org
Instagram: @korfball_org
Twitter: @korfball

DAY 3 IMAGE GALLERY:

Photos by Marco Spelten and Gertrude de Vries – actiefotografie.nl – korfbalfoto.nl

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IKF U19 WKC 2019: Day 3 review

The final day at the IKF U19 World Korfball Championship 2019 has arrived. Today’s games start with the remaining two matches of the countries playing for positions 9-12, followed by the finals. China and Hong Kong play the 1st game followed by the Malaysia – Catalonia match for places 9-10.
Hungary and the Czech Republic play for the 7th and 8th position, Portugal and England for the 5th and 6th, Germany and Chinese Taipei for the bronze medal and, lastly, The Netherlands and Belgium for the Championship title. The day is closed with the Medal Ceremony

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DAY 3 UPDATED RESULTS:

9:30 (11-12) CHINA 12 – HONG KONG 14
10:45 (9-10) MALAYSIA 15 – CATALONIA 10
12:00 (7-8) HUNGARY 4 – CZECH REPUBLIC 8
13:15  (5-6) PORTUGAL 8 – ENGLAND 15
14:30 (Bronze medal) GERMANY 12 – CHINESE TAIPEI 20
15:40 (Final) NETHERLANDS 19 – BELGIUM 18

IKF U19 WKC 2019 FINAL RANKING:

12th: China
11th: Hong Kong
10th: Catalonia
9th: Malaysia
8th: Hungary
7th: Czech Republic
6th: Portugal
5th: England
4th: Germany
3rd: Chinese Taipei
2nd: Belgium
1st: The Netherlands

Review everything of this last day watching again the live streams on worldkorfball.sport, and on IKF Social Media channels and via the hashtags #U19WKC and #korfball:
Facebook: @korfball.org
Instagram: @korfball_org
Twitter: @korfball

DAY 3 IMAGE GALLERY:

Photos by Marco Spelten and Gertrude de Vries – actiefotografie.nl – korfbalfoto.nl

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IKF U19 WKC 2019: Day 2 review

The second day of the IKF U19 World Korfball Championship (WKC 2019) has come to an end. Today’s program consisted out of all the quarter and semi-finals for the countries still in the race for the Championship title, and the first two matches for the remaining 4 countries who will play for their position in the final ranking (positions 9-12).

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The last day of the tournament will start with the remaining two matches of the countries playing for positions 9-12, followed by the finals.
Hungary and the Czech Republic play for the 7th and 8th position, Portugal and England for the 5th and 6th, Germany and Chinese Taipei for the bronze medal and, lastly, The Netherlands and Belgium for the Championship title. The day is closed with the Medal Ceremony.
Tomorrow’s match schedule and all the results can be found at the IKF U19 WKC event page.

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Don’t miss anything of this last day by coming to ‘t Kalverdijkje in Leeuwarden, by following the live streams on worldkorfball.sport, by following the Social Media channels and via the hashtags #U19WKC and #korfball:
Facebook: @korfball.org
Instagram: @korfball_org
Twitter: @korfball

Photos by Marco Spelten and Gertrude de Vries – actiefotografie.nl – korfbalfoto.nl

 

IKF U19 WKC 2019: Day 1 Review

Day 1 of the IKF U19 WKC 2019, held from 19-21 April in ‘t Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden, has come to an end. Today all the group matches and the opening ceremony were scheduled.

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Tomorrow, all the quarter and semifinals will be played for the top two and the two highest ranked third countries. The remaining four countries start to play their matches in the round-robin format.
Moving on to the quarterfinals are The Netherlands, Germany, Chinese Taipei, Portugal, Hungary, Belgium, England and the Czech Republic.
Moving on to the round robin format are Catalonia, Malaysia, China and Hong Kong China.
Tomorrow’s match schedule can be found at the U19 WKC event page.

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Don’t miss any of the matches by following the live streams on worldkorfball.orgthe IKF Social Media channels and via the hashtags #U19WKC and #korfball:
Facebook: @korfball.org
Instagram: @korfball_org
Twitter: @korfball

Photos by Marco Spelten and Gertrude de Vries – actiefotografie.nl – korfbalfoto.nl

IKF U19 World Korfball Championship 2019

From the 19 till 21 April 2019, the first IKF U19 World Korfball Championship (IKF U19 WKC) will take place in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands in sport centre ‘t Kalverdijkje.

During this event, the best U19 national teams will showcase their talent and compete for the trophy.

Which team will gain the first official U19 World Championship?

The KNKV (Koninklijk Nederlands Korfbal Verbond) is the local organizer.

PARTICIPANT COUNTRIES (12)*:
Belgium, England, Germany, Portugal, Hungary, Catalonia, Czech Republic, China, Hong Kong China, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia and The Netherlands.

*Unfortunately, Morocco had to withdraw. For more information: https://korfball.sport/?p=20122 

VENUE:  Sporthal Kalverdijkje, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands (Kalverdijkje 77A, 8924 JJ Leeuwarden)

PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS:
Video (I): youtu.be/WKDEqa7ndmw
Video (II): youtu.be/IM_hf3aEoD4

Social media
Instagram IKF U19 WKC
Facebook IKF U19 WKC
Twitter IKF U19 WKC

Hashtags: #u19wkc #korfball

Photos
Korfballphoto.com
IKF U19 WKC

Livestreams & interviews: worldkorfball.sport
Livestream Hall 1 (to be updated)
Livestream Hall 2 (to be updated)
Interviews (to be updated)

IKF U19 World Korfball Championship: Tournament set-up, pools and match schedule

In just over two months, from 19 to 21 April 2019, the IKF U19 World Korfball Championship (WKC) 2019 will start. The participating countries have been known for a while, but now we can also announce the tournament set-up, the pools for the group stage and the complete match schedule.

The 13 participating countries have been divided into one pool of five and two pools of four countries.

Pool A Pool B Pool C
Netherlands

Germany

Catalonia

Malaysia

Morocco

Chinese Taipei

Portugal

Czech Republic

Hong Kong China

Belgium

England

Hungary

China

Except for two games of pool A, the group stage matches will all be played during the first day of the tournament, Friday, April 19th. Day two will start with the remaining two matches from Pool A. The top three countries of Pool A and the top two countries of Pool B and C will automatically head on to the quarterfinals. The eighth country joining the quarterfinals, will be the winner of an extra match between the third countries of Pool B and C. The remaining five countries will play in a new group, ‘Pool D’, against each other in a round robin system. The quarterfinals and semi-finals will be played on Saturday the 20th. The finals will be played on Sunday the 21st.

The matches will consist out of four quarters of eight minutes real playing time, with a one minute break between the first and second quarter as well as between the third and fourth quarter. The half time break will take five minutes. Only exceptions are the matches for the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th place on the final day of the event. Those matches will consist of four quarters of ten minutes.

The tournament will be officially opened through an opening ceremony on April 19th at 11:00 o’clock During the second day of the tournament, the draw for the IKF World Korfball Championship will be held at 14:00 o’clock. The tournament will be closed by a medal ceremony after the last match on Sunday.

From this moment on, you can find the match schedule on the event page and on our Social Media channels. All matches will be broadcasted live on the IKF YouTube channel and on www.worldkorfball.org with live statistics, play-by-play, rankings, top scorers, etc.

 

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