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On 14 October 2013 at 09:10 | updated 14 October 2013 at 20:23

Portugal is the new 2013 U20 World Champion of rink-hockey


Portugal is the new 2013 U20 World Champion of rink-hockey


After 54 games played in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), Portugal won its second U20 World title at the World championships of rink hockey. Portugal beat Spain 4-1.

A fair reward for Portuguese after a series of three Spanish victories in 2007, 2009 and 2011. Their last title of Portugal was won in 2003 in Montevideo (Uruguay).Meanwhile, Argentina got the third place of the competition after a lively match against France. Final score: 5-3.

Final ranking

  1. Portugal
  2. Spain
  3. Argentina
  4. France
  5. Italy
  6. Chile
  7. Colombia
  8. Angola
  9. Brazil
  10. USA
  11. England
  12. South Africa
  13. Israel
  14. Uruguay
  15. India
  16. Costa Rica
  17. Macau

Winners since 2003

Year   Location Champion Score2nd3rdScore4th
2003Montevideo (URU) POR5 - 3ARG  FRA3 - 2GBR 
2005Malargüe (ARG) ARG?ESP  CHL?BRA 
2007San Miguel (CHL) ESP2 - 1POR  ARG4 - 3CHL 
2009Bassano Del Grappa (ITA)  ESP5 - 3POR  CHL2 - 1ITA 
2011Barcelos (POR) ESP7 - 2POR  ITA3 - 2ARG 
2013Cartagena (COL) POR4 - 1ESP  ARG5 - 3FRA 

Medals ranking since 2003

Pos. Pays  Total 
1. ESP3205
2. POR2305
3. ARG1124
4. CHL0022
5. ITA0011
6. FRA0011
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