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Poreč, 7 April 2019 - School Sport Federation of Croatia (CSSF) hosted the first ever U15 World Schools Championship in volleyball with 14 countries, 15 girls and 8 boys teams, attending. China became the new, and the first ever, ISF U15 volleyball world champion, winning the top spot in both categories.
The championship was supported by the official ISF sponsor Kinder+Sport.
The younger generation of school youth (aged U15) gathered in Porec, Croatia, for a week of volleyball, Joy of Moving and education through sport. The tournament began on Saturday, March 30, with the arrival of delegations, and officially opened on Sunday, March 31 with the first preliminary rounds matches and the Opening Ceremony. The finals were held on Saturday, April 6 and saw China and Chinese Taipei battle for the win in both boys and girls categories.
Girls school teams: Bulgaria, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Estonia, France, Hungary, Macedonia, Nepal, Netherlands (2 teams), Spain, Ukraine
Boys school teams: Bulgaria, China, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Spain
The ISF World Schools Championship in volleyball was the inaugural event for the School Sport Federation of Nepal. The delegation was awarded with the Kinder+Sport trophy for fair play for their wholehearted performance at the championship.
You can relive the championship through official event channels:RESULTS
Video: watch the matchesPhoto galleriesDaily news - finals
Kinder+Sport is an international Ferrero Group Social Responsibility Project that aims to bring joy of movement into the life of every child under the motto of "Whatever the game, let the joy of moving win".
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