2010 Women's Softball World Championship

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2010 Women's Softball World Championship
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Tournament details
Host country  Venezuela
Dates 23 June - 2 July
Defending champions  United States (2006)
Final positions
Champions
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 United States (9th title)
Runner-up
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 Japan
Third place
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 Canada
Fourth place  China
Tournament statistics
Games played 66

The 2010 ISF Women's World Championship was an international softball competition being held at Estadio La Rinconada and Estadio Fuerte Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela from June 23 to July 2, 2010. It was the 12th edition of the tournament.[1]

In the end, the United States won their ninth and seventh consecutive title.[2]

Mascot[edit]

The mascot chosen for this edition is called Sofi, a white cat so cute, beautiful, insightful and courageous, as is the Venezuelan woman. To promote this event as part of the celebration of Venezuelan Bicentennial of Independence. Designed by Fractal Studio, a design studio in Venezuela. The name Sofi is a contraction of Softball International.

First round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Teams W L Pct. GB R RA
 Japan 7 0 1.000 42 2
 Canada 6 1 .857 1 49 5
 Chinese Taipei 5 2 .714 2 26 17
 Netherlands 4 3 .571 3 23 23
 Cuba 3 4 .429 4 19 13
 Great Britain 2 5 .286 5 10 27
 Argentina 1 6 .143 6 12 45
 South Africa 0 7 .000 7 5 54
Qualified for the playoffs

Pool B[edit]

Teams W L Pct. GB R RA
 United States 7 0 1.000 68 5
 Venezuela 6 1 .857 1 30 13
 Australia 5 2 .714 2 37 13
 China 4 3 .571 3 40 9
 Czech Republic 3 4 .429 4 21 41
 New Zealand 2 5 .286 5 21 55
 Dominican Republic 1 6 .143 6 10 25
 Botswana 0 7 .000 7 5 71

Playoffs[edit]

Day 1[edit]

June 30, 2010 Japan  2 – 0  Venezuela Venezuela Caracas
June 30, 2010 United States  16 – 1  Canada Venezuela Caracas
June 30, 2010 Chinese Taipei  0 – 1  China Venezuela Caracas
June 30, 2010 Australia  3 – 2  Netherlands Venezuela Caracas

Day 2[edit]

July 1, 2010 Venezuela  1 – 6  China Venezuela Caracas
July 1, 2010 Canada  3 – 2  Australia Venezuela Caracas

Medal round[edit]

  Day Two Bronze Medal Gold Medal
                           
W1  Japan 0  
W2  United States 4         W7  United States 7
      L7  Japan 12   W9  Japan 0
  W8  Canada 3  
W5  China 0
W6  Canada 1  

Final standings[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]