2016-07-26 20:31:00 CET
Jam-packed day on the shores of the Wörthersee
Wednesday’s a big day at the A1 Major Klagenfurt because – drum roll please – the women’s main draw has been made!
And there’s going to be a right royal rumble in Pool C with three of the four teams paired together heading for the Olympics.
It’s a real group of death and it contains Polish pair Brzostek/Kolosinska, Australia’s Laird/Artacho and Birlova/Ukolova of Russia. At last year’s European Championship finals in Klagenfurt, the Russians won silver and Poles scooped bronze!
Ludwig/Walkenhorst, who won our first Major this summer, the smart Major Hamburg, topped the podium here last year at the European Championships and the Olympic-bound German duo face Canadians Broder/Valjas in Pool A.
Our perfect Poreč Major winners Laboureur/Sude aren’t going to the Copacabana but will face stern test from a team heading to Brazil in Pool D in Argentina’s Gallay/Klug.
In Pools F and G more Olympian partnerships will go head-to-head: Australia’s Bawden/Clancy and Hermannová/Slukova of the Czech Republic meet in Pool G, while Liliana/Elsa of Spain will meet Swiss stars Forrer/Vergé-Dépré.
And last but by no means least, Austria’s big hopes hang on Schwaiger/Hansel who will go toe-to-toe in Pool H with teams from Brazil, Germany and the United States.
The action gets under way at 9am on Wednesday with the men’s qualification matches with an all-Austrian affair kicking things off.
And then the women take to the stage from 11am with the first of the Pool Play matches.
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