Norway were giving the direction in the first period, the Scandinavian players were ahead by four to six goals and despite Uruguay coming closer and closer, the title defenders maintained their clear lead and won the period.
The second period was characterized by a high performance level on both sides, many fantastic spins were made and several beautiful goals scored.
The lead has constantly changed hands and Uruguay went into another shoot-out after they overcame Italy hours before.
In the shoot-out Norway showed a strong will to win, Uruguay failed several times on the Norwegian goalkeeper, so the Scandinavians showed happier face after this tight clash.
Norway – Uruguay 2:1 (16:10) (15:17) (10:4)