Fredrikshavn, Arena Nord
Romania – Kazakhstan 36-20 (18-12)
Topscorers: Oana Manea and Adriana Nechita (ROU) 6 goals each and Irina Alexandrova (KAZ) 7 goals
It was not expected that Kazakhstan will take points against Romania and the prediction was not wrong, as Romania decided the match already in the first half by many scorings , fastbreaks and good defense,
Russia – Spain 28 – 26 (16 – 14)
Topscorers: Irina Bliznova 7 goals and Anna Vyakhireva 6 goals (RUS) and Carmen Martín(ESP) 6 goals and Nerea Pena(ESP) 5 goals
Superb match between two strong, solid teams, when the destiny of the two points were decided in the last ten minutes. Close, balanced game, but Russians managed to break away and get the victory.
This group is quiet balanced, Russia, Romania, Spain and Norway could end up in every of the first four places of the group.
Puerto Rico – Norway 13 – 39 (6 – 17)
Topscorers: J.Maldonado (PUR) 4 goals and Linn J.Sulland (NOR) 7 goals and Sanna Solberg (NOR) 6 goals
Player of the match: Linn J.Sulland (NOR)
It was a simple match for Norway, defeated Puerto Rico at a bige difference, no surprises there.