2012 U20 Women's European Championship
U20 Championship Div A will be played 16-26 August in Debrecen, Hungary.
Official site here
Spain, France, Russia should be among the favorite teams, but it's always difficult to assess how strong the competitors are in this intermediate age. Queralt Casas' Spain lost for instance to Sweden in a prep game, but Spanish women still are among the favorite.
Italy is made around the 2010 U18 European champions, but with several casualties. Italian team beat Great Britain and Portugal in recent preparatory games.
Italian team roster:
Irene Cigliani ('92, 1.77, F/G)
Veronica Dell’Olio ('93, 1.86, F/C)
Nene Diene ('92, 1.80, Fw)
Caterina Dotto ('93, 1.69, PG)
Francesca Dotto ('93, 1.69, PG)
Virginia Galbiati ('92, 1.75, G)
Marta Granzotto ('92, 1.75, G)
Giulia Maffenini ('92, 1.74, G)
Alice Nori ('93, 1.84, C)
Stella Panella ('93, 1.77, G/F)
Giovanna Pertile ('92, 1.82, Fw)
Clara Salvini ('92, 1.80, Fw)
Div B Championship will be played the same dates in Klatovy, Czech Repoublic.