By Sophie Quesnel
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After two years of cancellations and reports due to the covid pandemic, it is a real pleasure and an immense pride for the entire Organizing Committee to reconnect with the competition and to welcome back the 8 national teams. invited for this tournament.
Among them, two new halls: Australia, which will be their first participation, and Switzerland, back after several years of absence. The other six nations are regulars at the event: the United States, defending champions, Great Britain, finalist of the 2019 edition in Grenoble, Germany, Belgium, Ireland and of course France , organizing country which would so much like to regain a title which has eluded it since 2010 and its last victory (in Normandy already), in Rouen.
Each team is made up of 3 male and 3 female players between the ages of 18 and 26. The competition is played by direct elimination in a table of 8 teams (quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals – classification matches). Each team plays 3 matches. Each match consists of 7 matches, 2 women’s singles, 2 men’s singles, 1 women’s doubles, 1 men’s doubles and 1 mixed doubles.
See you on Thursday, December 1 for the opening ceremony. On the program: parade on the port of Honfleur, followed by the drawing of lots and the presentation of the teams in the hall of the Greniers à Sel.
Tuesday, November 29: Arrival of delegations
Wednesday, November 30: Training
Thursday, December 1: Practice, Opening Ceremony
Friday, December 2: Competition D1 – Quarter-final
Saturday December 3: D2 competition – Semi-final and match classification
Sunday December 4: D3 Competition – Final, classification matches and closing ceremony
Monday, December 5: Departure of the delegations
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