Denmark, Latvia and Turkey qualify for the Olympic Qualification Event mixed doubles competition

Team Denmark at the Pre-Olympic Qualification Event mixed doubles competition 2021 in Erzurum, Turkey © WCF / Ümit Uzun

The Pre-Olympic Qualification Event mixed doubles competition took place from 5–8 October in Erzurum, Turkey and featured 16 teams who played for three available spots at the Olympic Qualification Event 2021.

The teams were split into three groups — one group of six and two groups of five teams — that played a single round-robin. The top three teams from each group progressed to the play-off stage. The teams who qualified from each group were: Latvia, Belarus and Portugal from Group A. Turkey, Kazakhstan and Brazil from Group B then Denmark, Chinese Taipei and Austria from Group C.

The first-ranked teams in each group — Latvia, Turkey and Denmark — went directly to the qualification finals. The second-ranked teams from each group played the third-ranked teams from one of the other groups, and the winners — Belarus, Kazakhstan and Portugal — also progressed to the qualification finals.

In these qualification finals Denmark beat Belarus by 7-5, Latvia defeated Kazakhstan by 9-6 and Turkey overcame Portugal by 8-7. It means that these winners will complete the field of the 14 mixed doubles teams at the Olympic Qualification Event 2021 in December in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

Team Turkey at the Pre-Olympic Qualification Event mixed doubles competition 2021 in Erzurum, Turkey © WCF / Ümit Uzun

All the results of the competition can be found here.

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Erzurum, Turkey

8 October 2021
Mixed Doubles
pre-OQE
Turkey