On the finish line before the Olympic Games in Rio there is a preparation tournament arranged in Ulsteinvik, Norway.
Participants: Romania, Spain, France, Norway
All four teams are plaing their last matches before Olymic Games and makes the last adjustments on their play.
France – Spain 17 – 21 (9 – 8)
Norway – Romania 32 – 21 (12 – 9)
Norway: Lunde, Grimsbø, Solberg- Løke 4, Mørk 9(2), Herrem 5, Kurtovic 1, Kristiansen 5(1), Hegh-Arntzen 4, Oftedal 1, Frafjord, Solberg 1, Riegelhuth-Koren, Alstad 2, Molid,
Romania: Ungureanu, Munteanu – Perianu 5(2), Manea 1, Vizitiu 3, Chiper 3, Geiger 3, Elisei 2, Zamfirescu, Buceschi 1, Tanasie 2, Szűcs, Neagu, Bradeanu, Chintoan
Best players of the game: Nora Mørk (NOR) and Melinda Geiger (ROU)
Guests without Neagu and Bradeanu on the court, started the game with advantage, having a better flow than Norway, but after fifteen silent minutes hosts lead by Mørk and Kristiansen has found their play and won the first half 12-9.
In the second part of the match Norway made a handball-show, every player had the chance to play, meanwhile Romania seemed to stop, Ryde used all the players, even those who won’t go to Rio.
Final result: 32 – 21