Youth Olympic European Qualification Tournament | 7 Oct 2017
59 players in Split at the YOG European Continental Qualification
There are 59 names of the players at the entries lists for the YOG Continental Qualification for Europe. The tournament will be played from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th November 2017 in Croatia’s city of Split.
The events for boys and girls will be played in Sportski Centar ‘Gripe’, in one hall with 6 tables and a separate 5 tables training hall.
Four boys and four girls will qualify for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
The competition will be played in three stages: Stage 1 (Friday - 1st day) group matches (8 groups with 3, 4, 5 or 6 players) Stage 2 (Saturday - 2nd day) knock-out system Stage 3 (Sunday - 3rd day) knock-out system
Players will be drawn into 8 groups (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H) in accordance with the latest available World Ranking list. The players ranked 1 – 8 will be placed in descending ranking order respectively at the top of the groups A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H. The remaining players will be drawn 2 by 2 among the 8 groups taking into account the ‘snake system’. The winners and position 2 players from each group will qualify for the 2nd day Draw ‘A’ The position 3 and position 4 players from each group will qualify for the 2nd day Draw ‘B’. The players eventually ranked 5th or 6th in a group finish his/her participation.
In stage 2 the progressive knockout system will be used in order to determine the final position for every player, with the exception of a match for position 1 and 2. The winner of group A goes to position 1, the winner of group B goes to position 16, the winners of groups C and D will be drawn among positions 8 and 9, the winners of the groups E, F, G, H will be drawn among positions 4, 5, 12, and 13. The players finishing in position 2 of the first stage groups will be drawn by lot into the remaining places but in the opposite half to the winners of their initial group (see diagram).
The finalists of the DRAW ‘A’ become Qualifier 1 and Qualifier 2 for Buenos Aires 2018 YOG. The remaining 14 players will be drawn into DRAW ‘C’ of the qualification.
In stage 2 the progressive knockout system will be used in order to determine the final position for every player, with the exception of a match for position 1 and 2. The players finishing in position 3 of the first stage groups will be drawn randomly into DRAW ‘B’. The players finishing in position 4 of the first stage groups will be drawn by lot into the remaining places but in the opposite half to the winners of their initial group (see diagram).
The finalists of DRAW ‘B’ will qualify for DRAW ‘C’ to be played on the 3rd day.
The 14 remaining players from Draw ‘A’ and the 2 qualified players from Draw ‘B’ will play in a single knock-out system Draw ‘C’. The semi-finalists of DRAW ‘A’ will go to position 1 and position 16 of Draw ‘C’. All remaining players will be drawn randomly to the remaining positions.
The finalists of Draw ‘C’ become Qualifier 3 and Qualifier 4 for Buenos Aires 2018 YOG.
The losers of the semi-final matches of DRAW ‘C’ will play an additional match to determine the 1st and 2nd reserve players.
You can see prospectus and relevant documents here
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS (59 PLAYERS)
BOYS ENTRIES (32 ENTRIES)
KOLODZIEJCZYK Maciej AUT 14-Jan-01
YU Khinhang ^ AZE 20-Sep-01
RUKLIATSOU Uladzislau BLR 27-Apr-01
DEVOS Laurens BEL 15-Aug-00
MIHAILOVIC Luka BIH 8-Jan-00
JAKELIC Jakov CRO 22-Dec-01
VALENTA Jan CZE 30-Mar-01
NAUMI Alex FIN 27-Apr-01
REMBERT Bastien FRA 31-May-00
STUMPER Kay GER 15-Oct-02
WALSH Ethan ENG 11-May-02
SGOUROPOULOS Ioannis GRE 8-May-00
ANDRAS Csaba HUN 2-Aug-02
CATHCART Owen IRL 5-Apr-02
ISRAELI Tal ISR 19-Apr-03
MUTTI Matteo ITA 21-Nov-00
MAHMUTI Kreshnik KOS 28-Apr-01
KOGANS Daniels LAT 6-Aug-03
STANKEVICIUS Medardas LTU 23-Feb-00
RIKALOSKI Aleksandar MKD 10-May-00
URSU Vladislav MDA 1-Mar-01
RADOVIC Filip MNE 8-Jul-00
HAUG Borgar NOR 21-Nov-02
KULCZYCKI Samuel POL 9-Aug-02
FRANCISCO Jose Pedro POR 18-Apr-00
PLETEA Cristian ROU 28-May-00
SIDORENKO Vladimir RUS 7-Apr-02
LEVAJAC Dimitrije SRB 14-Aug-01
MOREGARD Truls SWE 16-Feb-02
GIROD Dorian SUI 10-Mar-00
YILMAZ Tugay TUR 1-Jan-01
LUSHNIKOV Volodymyr UKR 25-Jun-01
GIRLS ENTRIES (27 ENTRIES)
NING Jing ^ AZE 16-Mar-00
BOGDANOVA Nadezhda BLR 22-Jun-00
MARKOVIC Snezana BIH 20-Jun-00
ILIEVA Ivet BUL 21-Apr-02
PAVLOVIC Andrea CRO 27-Jan-00
BLASKOVA Zdena CZE 13-Feb-01
LUNDSTROM Annika FIN 16-Jan-00
GAUTHIER Lucie FRA 17-Feb-00
SCHREINER Franziska GER 22-Dec-01
GERASIMATOU Ioanna GRE 12-Apr-01
HARASZTOVICH Fanni HUN 17-Jan-01
LAURENTI Jamila ITA 24-Nov-02
MUSAJEVA Sabina LAT 26-Jun-03
STOJANOVSKA Ana MKD 25-Jun-03
BRINZA Natalia MDA 3-May-03
ETRIC Ivona MNE 2-Feb-01
ERNST Emine NED 20-Aug-03
WEGRZYN Anna POL 9-Jan-01
MARTINS Raquel POR 1-Apr-01
DRAGOMAN Andreea ROU 18-Aug-00
TAILAKOVA Mariia RUS 12-Mar-01
SURJAN Sabina SRB 10-Apr-00
KUKULKOVA Tatiana SVK 18-Jul-00
STRAZAR Katarina SLO 3-May-01
KALLBERG Christina SWE 1-Apr-00
YILMAZ Ozge TUR 4-Nov-02
PEREBEINOS Veronika UKR 20-Oct-01