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Europeans maintain winning starts

Romania's Valeria Bese in action
Valeria Bese helped Romania top Group B on goal difference

Romania, France and Norway maintained their winning starts in the women's handball event on the second day.

Romania top Group B after easing past hosts China with a 34-20 victory, while France needed two late goals from Paule Baudouin to beat Kazakhstan 21-18.

Norway had an easier time of it against Angola, emerging 31-17 winners.

A last-minute Zsuzsanna Tomori goal earned Hungary a 28-28 draw with Brazil, South Korea beat Germany 30-20, while Russia defeated Sweden 28-24.




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Sunday, 24 August 2008 10:17 UK
Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL
1 also show each event results forFrance 1 0 0 1
Men 1 0 0
2 also show each event results forNorway 1 0 0 1
Women 1 0 0
3 also show each event results forIceland 0 1 0 1
Men 0 1 0
4 also show each event results forRussia 0 1 0 1
Women 0 1 0
5 also show each event results forSouth Korea 0 0 1 1
Women 0 0 1
6 also show each event results forSpain 0 0 1 1
Men 0 0 1

see also
Croatia open defence with victory
10 Aug 08 |  Handball
France and Hungary show good form
09 Aug 08 |  Handball
Olympics blog
07 Aug 08 |  Olympics
Beijing 2008
14 Feb 08 |  Olympics
Mike Bushell's guide to handball
30 Apr 07 |  Handball


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