On Thursday started the Pan-American Championship in Novo Hamburgo. This Championship is the last qualifier for the 2023 Men’s World Championship in Mannheim. 5 national teams compete in the men’s category: Brasil, Argentina, Chile, USA and for the first time Colombia.

Brasil, Argentina and Chile are already qualified as they finished the last World Championship in Switzerland in the Top 8. Pan-America has 4 starting rights in total. Colombia and USA are fighting for the last starting right. The direct duel takes place on Thursday 11am (Brazil time). Tomorrow Friday the placement matches take place. Good luck to all teams!