Norwegians defend European champs

The handball players from Norway have actually successfully protected their European champion title.


In the last in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, the Norwegians dominated against Denmark on Sunday with 27:25 (12:15).
For the Norwegian selection, it was already the ninth title at a European Championship.
In the middle of the 2nd half, Denmark still had 22:18, but it wasn’t enough.
The decisive objective in the game was scored by the Norwegian Henry Rattan, who was also the most valuable gamer of the competition.
The game for 3rd location won co-host Montenegro surprisingly after extension 27:25 (22:22, 13:12) against Olympic champion France.
The German selection ended the competition, which was kept in Slovenia, Montenegro and Northern Macedonia and thus for the very first time in 3 nations.