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José Artacho announces Spanish team for men’s under-22 European Championship

block of text. The side selected to compete at the Championships.

Yesterday, Spanish under-22 national team coach José Artacho announced the side he intended to take to the men’s under-22 European Championship.



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The side selected to compete at the Championships.


The roster includes Sara Revuelta Garcia, Alejandro Mendiluce Huezo, Oscar Onrubia Gonzalez, Martin Perez Sudupe, Sira Moros Moguer, David Jofre Riera,Kevin Roche Figueroa, Alejandro Mendoza Rodriguez, Raul Ortiz Rodriguez, Angel Silvela Garcia, Adrian Lorenzo Diaz, Manuel Enrique Lorenzo Diaz, Walter De Horta Correia, Pablo Laviña Biel, Ruben Viso Villegas, and Carles Molina Rodriguez.  The first camp will take place from July 31 to August 3.


Players are from around the country, with four coming from Catalonia, four from Aragon, three from Madrid, three from the Basque country, two from Galacia, and one from the Canary Islands.  The team is also relatively young, with nine players under the age of eighteen.


At the 2010 European championships, the team finished eighth after losing to France in the 7th/8th place ranking game.  At the most recent European championships in 2012, they also finished eighth, this time after losing to the Netherlands.   This year, Spain has drawn Poland, Italy and Germany in pool play.  Germany comes into the tournament as current European champions. The other pool includes Great Britain, France, Israel and Turkey.

The competition is scheduled to take place from September 2 to September 7 in Zaragoza, Spain.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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