WORLD TEAM TROPHY – BILLIARDS (carom, pool & snooker) (Report Source: WCBS Website)
11&12 March 2019, Roissy (France)
Following a most successful official campaign launch at the Eiffel Tower on 30th November 2018, the WCBS, FFB (French Billiard Federation) and Billard 2024 will co-host a team event in Roissy, near Paris called “World Team Trophy”. This event will showcase our three disciplines with each team being composed by 1 snooker player, 1 pool player and 1 carom player (3 cushion). This presentation is a demonstration tournament, formulated to support a new format for the IOC to accept Billiards as an additional Sport for inclusion into the programme of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
4 Men Teams: FRANCE, EUROPE, ASIA, REST OF WORLD
4 Women Teams: FRANCE, EUROPE, ASIA, REST OF WORLD
We are very pleased to announced that we have the maximum numbers of countries represented, 18 plus France.
Schedules and details information will be published later.
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