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31-08-2012

SWATCH JUNIORS' WORLD CHAMP: ROUZIC-IWANOWSKI FINISHED 17TH

The Argentine pair in Halifax

Halifax, Canada, August 31, 2012 - In the second date of the SWATCH Seniors' World Championship 2012 held in Halifax, the Argentine team of Lisandro Rouzic-Mateo Iwanowski were not lucky and the Santa Fe couple in the single elimination first round put them playing against the ninth favourite team, from USA Kyle Stevenson-Alex Jones, who won 2-0 eliminated the Argentine junior team, finishing in the 17th place at the final standing.

During the morning Rouzic-Iwanowski had free date in Pool J - of three teams and the host team of Chow-Del Bianco overcame the Chilean team with the Argentine pair finishing on the second ranked place.

Therefore they had to play the first round match v the third ranked team of another pool but they had to face the best third team in the qualifying round, Stevenson and Jones who lost two matches but both by tie-breaker and therefore had the best set ratio.

The USA team played as expected and eventhough the Argentine team played a very hard and levelled match they ended losing 0-2 (two 17-21) finishing for them the competition.

(Photos - FeVA)
(Official website - SWATCH Juniors' World Championship)

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