Golden League: Norway hit Denmark in the opening match, France defeated

Golden League: Norway hit Denmark in the opening match, France defeated

Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

Golden League, France

Participant teams: Norway, Denmark, Russia, France

First day:

Denmark- Norway 24-40 (11-22)

Norway had played a good preparation match, using almost the whole squad, had a debutant in Veronica Kristiansen (4 goals) and a return for Amanda Kurtovic (5 goals). Denmark showed an unusually week defense and in attck only Kristina Kristiansen and Ann-Grethe Nørgaard played as expected at this level.

Topscorers: Amanda Kurtovic, Heidi Løke  and Sanna Solberg (Norway) 5 goals each and Ann Grethe Nørgaard (Denmark) 10 goals

Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

France- Russia 21-23 (10-14)


Russia gave a hard time to French team, which was led the whole match, the biggest difference beeing of six goals at 10-16. Goalkeeper Armelle Attingre was a debutant for France, and there were more new players in the French squad. Cleéoptare Darleux and Viktoria Kalinina had good performances in the goal.

Topscorers: Alexandra Lacrabére (France) 5 goals and Anna Sen, Ekaterina Davidenko, Ekaterina Ilina (Russia) 4 goals each

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