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WSDC 2000, Pittsburgh
28 Jan 2000 - 05 Feb 2000
WSDC 2000: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Australia defeated England (7-0)
Coach: Andrea Coomber
Coach: Trevor Sather
Motion: “This House believes that national security concerns justify the restriction of civil liberties.”
Judges: Baty (Canada), Brimble (Wales), ni Coitir (Ireland), Paksiene (Lithuania), Oliveiro (Singapore), Albers (USA), van der Steur (Net)
England defeated Israel (4-1)
Motion: “This House believes that it doesn’t matter whether you win or lose but how you play the game”.
Australia defeated New Zealand (3-2)
Motion: “This House believes that the costs of capitalism outweigh the benefits.”
Australia defeated Hong Kong (4-1)
Israel defeated Pakistan (3-2)
England defeated Singapore (3-2)
New Zealand defeated Scotland (5-0)
Motion: “This House believes that we should further regulate the Internet.”
Australia defeated Slovakia (3-0)
Israel defeated Bermuda
Singapore defeated Lithuania
New Zealand defeated South Africa (3-0)
Scotland defeated Wales (2-1)
England defeated Canada (3-0)
Pakistan defeated Ireland
Hong Kong defeated USA
The rankings announced at the end of WSDC 2000 are still to be confirmed.
Simon Quinn of Australia was given the Best Individual prize.
Final Team Rankings
4. New Zealand
8. Hong Kong
13. South Africa