Olympics: Team Handball

Spain women win team handball bronze

Spain’s Begona Fernandez Molinos, left, and Marta Mangue Gonzalez, right, try to block South Korea’s Gwon Han-na, center, during the women’s handball bronze medal match. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

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 for the gold later Saturday.