|Article 8. Drawing Lots|
The drawing of lots shall be conducted one day prior to the first competition in the presence of the WTF officials and the representatives of the participating nations, and the drawing of lots shall be done from Fin weight up in the English alphabetical order of the official names of the participating nations.
Officials shall be designated to draw lots on behalf of the officials of participating nations not present at the drawing.
The order of the draw may be changed according to the decision of the Head of Team meeting.