1 Media Guide XX Women's World Championship 2011 in Brazil Table of contents 1. Basic Principles 2. Technical Section 3. Competition Section 4. Logistics 5. Organisational Matters 6. Media 7. Media Access 8. Important telephone numbers 9. Additional information
2 1. Basic Principles 1.1. The Women's World Championship is essentially an IHF event Event Holder: Organiser: International Handball Federation Peter Merian-Strasse P.O. Box CH-4002 Basel Switzerland Phone: Fax: The IHF Council awarded the 2011 Women's World Championship to Confederação Brasileira de Handebol. 24 national teams have qualified for the 2011 World Championship. They are entitled to take part provided they have fulfilled their obligations towards the IHF Date of competition The organiser, in agreement with the IHF, has fixed the dates of the 2011 Women's World Championship for the period from 2 to 18 December Competition venues The organiser proposed the venues, which have been approved by the IHF. These venues are:
3 Barueri, Santos, São Bernardo and São Paulo Group A Arena Santos Rua Rangel Pestana 184 Vila Matias, Santos SP, Brazil Venue administrator: Prof. Marcelo Casati Local responsible: Prof. Paulo Roberto Musa Contact details: (phone) Capacity: 4,500 seats, 800 standing Tournament phases: Preliminary round and eighth-finals Team hotel(s): Hotel Mercure (Av Washington Luiz 565, Boqueirão Santos) Hotel Mendes Plaza (Av. Marechal Floriano Peixoto, 42, Gonzaga Santos) IHF hotel Sofitel Jequitimar (Guarujá Av. Av. Marjory da Silva Prado Praia de Pernambuco, Guarujá Distance from team hotel to venue: 5km / 4km Distance from team hotel to IHF hotel: 600m / 500m Training venue: Centro Universitário Lusíada (Unilus) (Rua Batista Pereira, 275, Santos)
4 Group B Ginásio Poliesportivo José Corrêa (Barueri) Blvd Amaldo Rodrigues Bittencourt, Centro - Barueri SP, Brazil Venue administrator: Júlio César Ferreira Local responsible: Gilberto Cabral Contact details: Capacity: 5,000 seats Tournament phases: Preliminary round and eighth-finals Team hotel: Bourbon Alphaville (Alameda Cauaxi, 223, Alphaville (SP) IHF hotel Quality Suites Alphaville (Alameda Mamore, 333, Barueri, BR, ) Distance from team hotel to venue: 6km Distance from team hotel to IHF hotel: 1km Training venue: Ginásio do Parque dos Camargos (Alameda Antuérpia,119)
5 Group C Ginásio Estadual Geraldo José de Almeida (Ibirapuera) - São Paulo Rua Manoel da Nóbrega, 1350, São Paulo SP, Brazil Venue administrator: Secretaria de Esportes do Estado de São Paulo Contact details: Local responsible: Luiz Flaviano Furtado; contact: Capacity: 11,000 seats Tournament phases: Preliminary round, eighth-finals, quarter-finals and final Matches Team hotel: Bourbon Convention Ibirapuera (Av. Ibirapuera, 2927, Moema SP, Brazil) IHF hotel Sofitel (Rua Sena Madureira, 1355 Bloco 1 Vila Mariana São Paulo - (SP) Distance from team hotel to venue: 5km Distance from team hotel to IHF hotel: 4km Training venue: Ginásio Poliesportivo Mauro Pinheiro
6 Group D Ginásio de Esportes de SBC Adib Moisés Dib São Bernardo do Campo Avenida Kennedy 1155, Bairro Anchieta, São Bernardo do Campo SP, Brazil Venue administrator: Roberto Tavernari Local responsible: Prof. José Alexandre Pena Devessa; Capacity: 7,000 seats Tournament phases: Preliminary round, eighth-final, President's Cup and placement matches Team hotel(s): Liau Park Plaza (Av. Nações Unidas, 1501, São Bernardo do Campo) IHF hotel Sofitel São Paulo (Rua Sena Madureira 1355, São Paulo -SP, Brazil) Distance from team hotel to venue: 2km Distance from team Hotel to IHF hotel: 20km (IHF group accommodated in São Paulo) Training venue: Ginásio Vitório Zanon(Baetão) (10 min) - Rua Armando Ítalo Setti, s/ nº
7 2. Technical Section 2.1. Participating teams: Organiser: BRA Performance places: Ten (10) based on the results of the previous World Championship: RUS, NOR, SWE, ROU, DEN, KAZ, FRA, MNE, NED, CRO Compulsory places allocated to the continents of: Asia: CHN, KOR, JPN Africa: TUN, ANG, CIV Europe: GER, ESP, ISL Oceania: AUS Pan-America: ARG, CUB, URU, BRA (organiser) 2.2. Competition Management The Competition Management is responsible for the orderly management of the event, in close cooperation with the organiser. It gives advice and makes all the necessary decisions during the event, with the exception of disciplinary decisions. It is also responsible for the appointment of Officials, Technical Delegates and referees. The teams may contact the IHF hotels in the different cities to reach the Competition Management or the COC representative on site. Group A: Sofitel Guarujá Group B: Quality Inn Group C+D: Sofitel Ibirapuera 2.3. Rules of the Game / Competition-related regulations Matches shall be played according to the current Rules of the Game. As you may know, the IHF Council adopted changes to the Rules of the Game, which had been put forward to the Congress for ratification. At the 2011 Women World Championship the following regulations will apply. 16 players may be put in per match 16 players may be put in per match at World Championships and related qualifying rounds. Half-time break The half-time break at the 2011 Women's World Championship shall be 15 minutes.
8 Team-Time Out According to Rule 2:10 and Clarification 3 of the Rules of the Game each team has the right to receive a maximum of three team time-outs during regular playing time but not during overtime. No more than two team time-outs may be granted in each half of the regular playing time. Between two team time-outs of a team, the opponent must be at least once in possession of the ball. 3 green cards, bearing numbers 1, 2, and 3 respectively, are available for each team. The teams receive cards bearing numbers 1 and 2 in the first half of the game and the cards no. 2 and no. 3 in the second half provided they received no more than one team time-out in the first half. In case they received two team time-outs in the first half, they receive only green card no. 3. Within the last 5 minutes of the regular playing time only one team time-out per team is allowed. 3. Competition Section 3.1. Draw of preliminary round groups On 2 July 2011 in Brazil, the participants were publicly drawn into the four preliminary groups as follows: Group A Group B Group C Group D NOR RUS ROU SWE MNE KAZ FRA DEN ANG NED BRA CRO GER KOR TUN ARG CHN ESP CUB CIV ISL AUS JPN URU
9 3.2. Match schedule SANTOS (Grupo A) PRELIMINARY ROUND December 3 rd 15h Montenegro x Iceland 17h15 Norway x Germany 19h30 Angola x China December 4 th 14h30 Germany x Montenegro 17h15 China x Norway 19h30 Iceland x Angola December 6 th 15h Montenegro x Angola 17h15 Norway x Iceland 19h30 Germany x China December 7 th 15h Montenegro x China 17h15 Angola x Norway 19h30 Iceland x Germany December 9 th 15h Angola x Germany 17h15 Norway x Montenegro 19h30 China x Iceland EIGHT FINAL December 11 th 3B x 2A (EF 3) 1A x 4B (EF 6)
10 BARUERI (Grupo B) PRELIMINARY ROUND December 3 rd 15h45 Kazakhstan x Australia 18h Russia x Korea 20h15 Netherlands x Spain December 4 th 15h45 Korea x Kazakhstan 18h Spain x Russia 20h15 Australia x Netherlands December 6 th 15h45 Russia x Australia 18h Kazakhstan x Netherlands 20h15 Korea x Spain December 7 th 15h45 Netherlands x Russia 18h Kazakhstan x Spain 20h15 Australia x Korea December 9 th 15h45 Spain x Australia 18h Netherlands x Korea 20h15 Russia x Kazakhstan EIGHT FINAL December 11 th 1B x 4A (EF 1) 3A x 2B (EF 7)
11 SÃO PAULO (Grupo C) PRELIMINARY ROUND December 2 nd 21h Brazil x Cuba December 3 rd 15h Romania x Tunisia 17h15 France x Japan December 5 th 15h Cuba x Romania 17h15 Tunisia x France 19h45 Japan x Brazil December 6 th 15h Tunisia x Cuba 17h15 Romania x Japan 19h45 France x Brazil December 8 th 15h Japan x Tunisia 17h15 France x Cuba 19h45 Brazil x Romania December 9 th 15h Cuba x Japan 17h15 Romania x France 19h45 Brazil x Tunisia PRESIDENT'S CUP (PL 17/24) 11/12 11h45 5A x 5B 14h30 5C x 5D 17h15 6A x 6B 19h30-6C x 6D 12/12 11h45 PL 19/20 PL 17/18
12 EIGHT FINAL December 12nd 3D x 2C (EF 2) 1C x 4D (EF 8) QUARTER-FINAL December 14 th 11h45 QF 1 (Winner EF 1 x Winner EF 2) 14h30 QF 2 (Winner EF 3 x Winner EF 4) 17h15 QF 3 (Winner EF 5 x Winner EF 6) 20h QF 4 (Winner EF 7 x Winner EF 8) SEMI-FINAL / PLACEMENT MATCHES December 16 th 11h45 PM 5-8 (Loser QF 1 x Loser QF 2) 14h30 PM 5-8 (Loser QF 3 x Loser QF 4) 17h15 SF1 (Winner QF 1 x Winner QF 2) 20h SF 2 (Winner QF 3 x Winner QF 4) FINAL / PLACEMENT MATCHES December 18 th 9h Pl h45 Pl h30 Pl h15 Final
13 SÃO BERNARDO DO CAMPO (Grupo D) PRELIMINARY ROUND December 3 rd 13h Sweden x Argentina 15h15 Denmark x Uruguay 17h30 Croatia x Ivory Coast December 5 th 15h15 Ivory Coast x Sweden 17h45 Argentina x Denmark 20h Uruguay x Croatia December 6 th 15h15 Sweden x Uruguay 17h45 Denmark x Croatia 20h Argentina x Ivory Coast December 8 th 15h Croatia x Sweden 17h15 Denmark x Ivory Coast 19h30 Uruguay x Argentina December 9 th 15h Ivory Coast x Uruguay 17h15 Sweden x Denmark 19h30 Croatia x Argentina PRESIDENT'S CUP 12/12 11h45 PL 23/24 PL 21/22 EIGHT FINAL December 12 th 1D x 4C (EF 4) 3C x 2D (EF 5) **In case Brazil finishes 3rd ou 4 th in Group C the eight final of Brazil will be played in São Paulo and switched with the respective other match in São Bernardo do Campo
14 3.3. Training schedule The training schedule will be drawn up by Organising Committee and the IHF. The official training schedule will start on the official arrival day. For all further activities you are requested to contact the Organising Committee: Organising Committee Av. Antartico, 452,Jardim do Mar São Bernardo do Campo, SP Phone: Training venues Please find below the addresses of the different training venues. These venues are in general available as from 1 December For special requests please contact the Organising Committee (details see above) Group A: Centro Universitário Lusíada (Unilus) Santos (Rua Batista Pereira, 275) Group B: Ginásio do Parque dos Camargos Barueri (Al. Antuérpia, 119) Group C: Ginásio Poliesportivo Mauro Pinheiro- SP (Rua Manoel da Nóbrega, 1350) Group D: Ginásio Vitório Zanon (Baetão) - São Bernardo (Rua Armando Ítalo Setti, s/ nº)
15 3.4. Match evaluation and determination of places in Preliminary Round The preliminary round is played in groups. Matches shall be evaluated as follows: - each match won = 2 points - each match drawn = 1 point for each team - each match lost = no points Teams are ranked according to the total number of points gained. If two or more teams have gained the same number of points after the group matches have been completed, classification is decided as follows: - results in points between the teams concerned; - goal differences in the matches between the teams concerned; - greater number of plus goals in the matches between the teams concerned. If the teams are still equal, a decision is made between those teams with an equal number of points as follows: - goal difference is subtracted in all matches - greater number of plus goals in all matches If classification still is not possible, a draw shall decide. The IHF representative on site shall execute the draw, if possible in the presence of the responsible team officials. If the responsible team official cannot be present, other co-workers selected by the IHF shall take part. Placement Round, Placement Matches, Eighth-Finals, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals After completion of the preliminary rounds, all matches shall be played in accordance with the knock-out system. In case of a draw at the end of the regular playing time, after a break of five (5) minutes, a first overtime period of 2 x 5 minutes shall be played, changing sides halfway through with a one-minute break in-between. Provisions to the contrary set for individual tournaments shall be given priority. If the match should still not be decided after this overtime period, after a break of 5 minutes, a second overtime period of 2 x 5 minutes shall be played, changing ends halfway through with a one minute break inbetween. Should the match still not be decided after the second overtime period, it is decided with 7m penalty throws in accordance with Rule 2:2 of the Rules of the Game. Determination of places (4 matches in total) 6.A 6.B, 6.C and 6.D The winners compete for places 21/22; the losers compete for places 23/24. Determination of places (4 matches in total) 5.A 5.B, 5.C and 5.D The winners compete for places 17/18; the losers compete for places 19/20.
16 Eighth-Finals (8 matches in total) 1.B x4.a / EF 1 3.D x 2.C / EF 2 3.B x 2.A / EF 3 1.D x 4.C / EF 4 3.C x 2.D / EF 5 1.A x 4-B / EF 6 3.A x 2.B / EF 7 1.C x 4.D / EF 8 The winners advance to the quarter-finals; the losers will be ranked according to the below mentioned regulation. Determination of places 9-16 The losers of the eighth-finals are classified 9th-16th according to the following criteria: a) number of points gained against the teams ranked 1st-4th in the preliminary rounds in their group; b) if two or more teams have gained the same number of points the goal difference in the games mentioned under a) is decisive for the classification; c) if two or more teams have gained the same number of points as well as the same goal difference in the games mentioned under a) a decision on the classification is made based on the greater number of plus goals in these games; d) if two or more teams have gained the same number of points, the same goal difference and the same number of plus goals in the games mentioned under a) the classification of these teams is decided on the final ranking of the best teams, i.e. a team which played in the preliminary round group of the later World Champion will be ranked ahead of a team which played in the PR group of the runner-up. If the World Champion and the runner-up were in the same PR group, the team which achieved the better result against the World Champion will be better ranked. Quarter-Finals (4 matches in total) W EF 1 x W EF 2 / QF 1 W EF 3 x W EF 4 / QF 2 W EF 5 x W EF 6 / QF 3 W EF 7 x W EF 8 / QF 4 The winners advance to the semi-finals; the losers compete in the placement round (5th-8th rank). Placement Round (5th-8th rank) (2 matches in total) L QF 1 x L QF 2 / PR 5 L QF 3 x L QF 4 / PR 6 The winners compete in placement matches (5th-6th); the losers compete in placement matches (7th/8th).
17 Placement Matches (2 matches in total) 7/8 : L PR 5 x L PR 6 5/6 : W PR 5 x W PR 6 Semi-Finals (2 matches in total) W QF 1 x W QF 2 / SF 1 W QF 3 x W QF 4 / SF 2 The winners advance to the final; the losers compete for places 3/4. Finals (2 matches in total) W SF 1 x W SF 2 L SF 1 xl SF Cancellation or discontinuation of match If the match is cancelled or discontinued, the Competition Management shall decide on further action.
18 4. Logistics 4.1. Accommodation MEDIA Cidade: SANTOS (GRUPO A) PARQUE BALNEÁRIO HOTEL Av. Ana Costa, 555 Praia do Gonzaga, Santos SP Cidade: BARUERI (GRUPO B) COMFORT SUITES Alameda Rio Negro, Alphaville Cep: São Paulo/SP (4,4 km da Arena de Barueri) Cidade: SÃO PAULO (GRUPO C) PARK INN BY RADISSON HOTEL Avenida Ibirapuera, Moema Cep: São Paulo/SP (4,2 km da Arena do Ibirapuera) Cidade: SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO (GRUPO D) BLUE TREE TOWERS SANTO ANDRÉ (5.0km até a cidade de São Bernardo) Avenida Portugal, Vila Bastos Cep: Santo André - SP (4.0 Km da Arena de São Bernardo) LIAU HOTELS PARK SUITS Av. Nações Unidas, 595 Chácara inglesa Cep: São Bernardo do Campo/SP (1.8 da Arena de São Bernardo)
19 4.1.2 TEAMS All teams will be accommodated in hotels approved by the International Handball Federation. The contact details of the team hotels are listed below: Barueri Bourbon Alphaville Alameda Cauaxi, 223, Alphaville Barueri SP Brazil Phone: Fax: Santos Mercure Santos Teams of NOR, MNE, ISL, ANG Av. Washington Luiz, Boqueirao SP Brazil Phone: Fax: Mendes Plaza Teams of GER, CHN Av. Marechal Floriano Peixoto, 42 Gonzaga Santos Phone: Fax: São Bernardo Liau Park Plaza Av. Nações Unidas, São Bernardo do Campo SP Phone: Fax: São Paulo Bourbon Convention Ibirapuera Av. Ibirapuera, São Paulo Brazil Phone: Fax:
20 After the end of the preliminary round the teams have to move according to the match schedule. Generally speaking the following teams have to move: - Teams ranked 3rd and 4th in Group A will move from Santos to Barueri on 10 December (eighth-finals). - Teams ranked 3rd and 4th in Group B will move from Barueri to Santos on 10 December (eighth-finals). - Teams ranked 5th and 6th in Group A will move from Santos to São Paulo on 10 December (President s Cup matches) - Teams ranked 5th and 6th in Group B will move from Barueri to São Paulo on 10 December (President s Cup matches) - Two teams from Group C competing in the eighth-finals in São Paulo will move to São Bernardo on 10 December. - Two teams from Group D competing in the eighth-finals in São Paulo will move to São Bernardo on 10 December. - Teams ranked 5th and 6th in Group D will stay in São Bernardo until the end of the tournament, and daily transportation will be provided to São Paulo where they will play their matches. - The winners of the eighth-finals in Santos and Barueri will move to São Paulo on 12 December. - The winners of the eighth-finals in São Bernado will move to São Paulo on 13 December.
21 4.2. Duration of stay / Arrival and departure The teams shall arrive on Friday, 2 December 2011, which is the official arrival day. Departure day is one day after the last match, meaning: The losers of eighth-finals no. 1, 3, 6 and 7 (coming from PR Groups A and B) will leave on 12 December Losers of eighth-finals no. 2, 4, 5 and 8 (coming from PR Groups C and D) will leave on 13 December 2011.The teams competing in the placement matches (17th-24th rank) will leave on 13 December. All other teams will leave on 19 December. Cuba, competing in the opening match with Brazil on 2 December 2011, will arrive on 1 December Earlier and later arrival is possible. Please check with the Organising Committee 5. Organisational Matters IHF booklet / IHF media information The organiser in cooperation with the IHF will publish the IHF INFO brochure including all tournament-relevant information and latest news for the teams, the representatives, the media and guests.
22 6. Media 6.1 Press Conference A post-match press conference will take place in general approximately 15 minutes after the end of each match in the press conference room located close to other media areas. A coach and a player from each team will attend the press conference conducted in English. The IHF Media Department will inform about special requirements on site. 6.2 Mixed Zone Is the area where the journalists can interview the players just after the matches. There will be three areas for journalists in the Mixed Zone in all venues. One for TV + Radio holders rights; another one for TV+Radios non-holders rights and another one for newspapers + internet. 6.3 Images Rules Only rights-holders can make images of the matches. If any Media needs images for journalistic purposes, they will have to talk to UFA Sport that will study each case. 6.4 Photographers Besides the matches, the photographers are allowed to make images of Mixed Zone and of the Press Conferences. They will wear special vests besides the ID card. They are allowed to work in both sides behind the goals. 6.5 Reporters The journalists will have access to all Media Areas. They will have a private desk only at the seeds where they were accredited. The others can walk freely in the area reserved for journalists, but they won't have a private place to work. 6.6 Media Center Media Centers will open on November 30th, two days before the beginning of the tournament. It will open at 11h and it will close about 3 hours after the last match of the day. On the days off, it will close at 18h. 6.7 Transport There will be shuttle bus from all the official hotels to the venues (for the trainnings and matches)
23 7. Media Access Professionals of UFA, Photographers and Host Broadcaster (HB) will wear a bib with the following colours: Professionals of UFA (TV): Blue Photographers: Green HB: Grey PS: The professionals no right-holders won't wear bibs Kinds of credentials In case of loss of the credential, please, go immediately to the Press Center 1 Players Area 2 Field of Play 3 Media Areas 4 Spectator Areas
24 Kinds of ID For whom Acesses Seats 3-4 Radio Rights Holders Mixed Zone Private seat at Media Radio Non-Rights Holders Written Press TV Rights Holders (Esporte Interativo) TV Non-Rights Holders TV Comentators Press room Press Conference room Press Tribune Tribune in the venues where they were accredited Photographer Behind the goals Mixed Zone Press room Host Broadcaster Press Conference room Access to all areas UFA Sports
25 8. Important telephone numbers IHF Media IHF Media Officer Mona Orban IHF Photographer in Santos - Sascha Klahn IHF Media in Santos - Arnulf Beckmann IHF Photographer in Sao Paulo and Sao Bernardo - Uros Hocevar IHF Media in Sao Paulo and Sao Bernardo - Björn Pazen LOC Media site: Phone: 55 xx Media Officer GLORIA ANDRADE Fones: 121*19474 Media in Santos Milton Alves Fones: 84* Media in Barueri Maria Lúcia Souza Fones: 121*20486 Media in São Paulo Marcelo Viana Fone: 121*681 Media in São Bernardo do Campo Marcelo Tadeu Lia Fone: 9*16936 Ana Andrade Fone: 121*20496
26 Useful numbers Police: 190 Aeroporto Internacional de Guarulhos (Cumbica): Bombeiros: 193 SAMU (emergency) Santos/São Bernardo/São Paulo: 192 Serviço de Assistência Médica de Barueri: Guardas Municipais: São Paulo: / 153 Barueri: São Bernardo: Santos: Additional information The currency in Brazil is Real (R$) - R$ 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 e 1. The coins are R$ 1, R$ 0,50, 0,25; 0,10; 0,05 e 0,01. The eletric voltage is Volts. The business hours are from Monday to Friday, from 9h`to 18h. On Saturdays, from 9h to 13h. The biggest Shopping Centers are open from Monday to Saturday, from 10h to 22h. On Sundays and Holidays, from 14h to 20h.
27 *********Annexe List of IHF referees nominated for the 2011 Women WCh in BRA ARG - MARINA Carlos Maria ARG - MINORE Dario Leonel BRA - AIRES MENEZES Jesus Nilson BRA - APARECIDO PINTO Rogéro CIV - COULIBALY Yalatima Nanga CIV - DIABATE Mamoudou CHN - LIU Fengjuan CHN - LIU Shuyong CRO - GUBICA Matja CRO - MILOSEVIC Boris DEN - GJEDING Martin DEN - HANSEN Mads ESP - GARCÍA SERRADILLA Ignacio ESP - MARÍN LORENTE Andreu FRA - BONAVENTURA Charlotte FRA - BONAVENTURA Julie ISR - COHEN Shlomo ISR - PERETZ Yoram JPN - HIZAKI Kiyoshi JPN - IKEBUCHI Tomokazu LTU - GATELIS Mindaugas LTU - MAZEIKA Vaidas NOR - ARNTSEN Kjersti NOR - GULLAKSEN Ida Cecillie RUS - GUSEVA Valeria RUS - VARTANYAN Stella SWE - JOHANSSON Michael SWE - KLIKO Jasmin TUN - ABID Soumaya TUN - CHAOUCH Ikram