Olympic Games

Semifinalists: Russia, Norway, Sweden, and France

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Semifinalists: Russia, Norway, Sweden, and France

Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo

Olympic Games 2020

Quarter-finals, women:

Russia showes an increasing handball-form, winning Montenegro easily, meanwhile Norway had a struggling game against Hungary, being lead several times for longer periods, but their experience, Lunde in the goal and their endurance and better physycal shape gave them the final gap, winning by four. Sweden blowed Korea away in a match with many goals, beinh considered now one of the biggest favourites here. The last match between Netherlands and France is scheduled soon.

Montenegro – Russia 26 – 32(15 – 17)

Topscorers: Radicevic 10, Jaukovic 8, Grbic 4 (MNE ) and Vyakjireva 8, Kuznetcova 5, Bobrovnikova 4 (ROC)

Norway – Hungary 26 – 22 (12- 10)

Topscorers: Brattset 7, Reistad 4, Jacobsen.Mørk 3.3 (NOR) and Szollosi-Zacsik 5, Tomori-Bordas 4-4 (HUN)

Sweden – Korea 39 – 30 (21 – 13)

Topscorers: Blohm 6, Roberts 6, Strømberg 6, Hansson.Carlson-Lundstrøm 4-4 (SWE) and Kang 8, Lee 7, Jung 5, lee 4 (KOR)

France – Netherlands 32 – 22 (19 – 11)

Topscorers: Flippes 6, Foppa 5, Lassource 4 (FRA) and Malestein 5, Van Wetering 3, Groot 3 (NED)

Semifinals:

France – Sweden 10.00, 6/8-21

Norway – ROC 14.00, 6/8-21

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