The winner of the gold medals at the Beach Handball World Championship among women’s teams is known. Teams Greece and Norway played in the final match.
Yesterday in the semifinals the Greek team beat Spain in the shout-outs, and Norway defeated the team Brazil.
The final match was very exciting. Norway was considered as favorites, but Greece beat them in the first set – 18:14. However, the Norwegian team managed to strike back and won the second set – 24:15.
The destiny of the title was decided in the shout-outs. Norwegian players did not score in three attempts out of four. Their Greek rivals were more calm and lucky and as a result won the series – 5:2.
After the match the happy Greece team performed the national dance Sirtaki. That was the first and the glorious World Championship for the team.
The winner of the bronze medals is Brazil which beat Spain in the match for the 3rd place – 2:0.
Text: Artem Lisovsky
Photo: HF/Stéphane Pillaud
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