Golden League: Norway is the winner

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud
Golden League: Norway is the winner

In the last day of the Golden League tournament from Orléans Norway took their third victory in a row in this tournament, the team of Thorir Hergeirsson being undefeated since the Olympic semifinal in Rio lost against Russia (seventeen matches/victories). Today Norway faced Denmark and defeated their neighbors without problems, In the last game of the GL host France has beaten Trefilov’s Russia in a clear match.

The Golden League tournament is won by Norway, France finished on second place, Russia on third, Denmark last.


Norway –  Denmark 31 – 23 (16 – 10)


Norway: N.Mørk 8,  Oftedal 4,  Skogrand 4, T.Mørk 3, Kristiansen 3, Jacobsen 2, Brattset 2,Hegh Arntzen 2, Herrem 1, Tomac 1, Ingstad 1.

Denmark: Bøgelund 2, Woller 2, Nolsøe 3, Griegel 1, Iversen 3, Heindahl 3, Jørgensen 2, Højlund 1, Christensen 1, Hansen 4, Haugsted 1

Alexandra Lacrabere, France | Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

Alexandra Lacrabere, France | Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

France –  Russia 33 – 21 (15 – 10)


France: Lacrabére 9, Dembele 8, Nze Minko 4, Mendy 3, Flippes 2, Prouvensier 2, N’Gouan 2, Zaadi 1, Edwige  Ayglo-Saurina 1

Russia: Bobrovnikova 3, Makeeva 3, Samokhina 3, Suslova 3, Sudakova 2, Zhilinskayte 2, Skorobogatchenko 2, Danshina 1, Malashenko 1, Fanina 1

France ran over a young Russian team, having leaders like Lacrabére and Dembele, Leynaud was also back between the sticks and showed a solid performance.

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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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