At the 19th World Junior Handball Championship, which will take place from 14th to 28th July 2013, Serbian national team will also participate.
Although young Serbian handball team did not pass the qualifications for World Championship, due to withdrawal of the Oceania’s national team, Serbian representatives will perform at the festival of the world's finest selections.
Besides Serbia, there are another 20 participants at the World Championship, while the names of three remaining teams (Pan-America), who will be performing at the festival of the world's finest selections, will be known at the end of March.
List of participants at World Championship:
Africa: Tunisia, Congo, Egypt, Angola and Algeria.
Asia: Qatar, South Korea and Kuwait.
Europe: Slovenia, Sweden, France, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Denmark, Netherlands, Hungary, Serbia, Spain (European Champion U-20), Croatia (The vice-champion of Europe-20) and Bosnia & Herzegovina (organizer).
Pan-America: The qualification will take place in the second half of March 2013.