French beat Sweden for handball gold

France, led by five goals from Michael Guigou, fought off a late flurry from Sweden to win the gold medal in men’s team handball. Croatia defeated Hungary for the bronze medal earlier this morning.

Croatia take team handball bronze

Ivan Cupic scored eight goals for Croatia as it won the bronze medal in men’s team handball, 33-26, over Hungary. Sweden plays France for the gold medal later this morning (8 a.m. Eastern time).

Norway nets women’s team handball gold

Behind 10 goals by Linn Jorum Sulland, Norway won the gold medal in women’s team handball Saturday at the Basketball Arena, defeating Montenegro, 26-23. Spain defeated Korea for the bronze medal earlier Saturday.

Spain women win team handball bronze

Spain needed two overtimes to defeat Korea, 31-29, and claim the bronze medal in women’s team handball. With the score tied at 29 in the second overtime, Elisabeth Pinedo Saenz scored to put Spain ahead and then with 14 seconds remaining in the period, Jessica Alonso Bernardo added a final goal. Norway and Montenegro play […]