Facing Aruba in the 1st round and in case of victory - Latvia or San-Marino in the quarterfinal, russians are looking forward to the semifinal match and possibility to meet their biggest opponent - Italian team.
Last year's champions, the Brazilian team, are second seeded and probably will face France in the semifinals.
“We have quite a difficult draw. Again, Italy in the semifinals, but also before this match there are difficult games. Therefore, we are going to move step by step. I feel the best readiness of the team. ”- claims Stanislav Zaichenko, the Russian national team.
In total, in the World Team Championship participate16 adult teams . The tournament final will take place on Saturday, July 6th. The Russian team will play their first match on Wednesday, July 3.
In the junior championship will take part 12 teams. The tournament consists of group stage and final stage. Russia got into a group with Latvia and Venezuela. To reach the semifinals, the Russians need to take first place in the group.