Historic title hat-trick: Denmark beat France within the last of the World Handball Championship to win their third consecutive world title after 2019 and 2021.
Former Bundesliga coach Nicolai Jakobsen’s aspect turned the primary crew within the World Cup’s 85-year historical past to win the World Cup for the third time that night, defeating document champions France 34-29 (16-15) in a dramatic last in Stockholm. time collection.
“It’s superb to do one thing that nobody has completed earlier than. I’m pleased with my boys,” Jacobsen mentioned. Under Jacobsen, the Danes are unbeaten of their final 28 World Cup video games.
For the “Equipe tricolore”, it was the second chapter within the last of the eighth World Cup. The first was towards Russia 30 years in the past – additionally in Stockholm.
In entrance of 23,050 spectators, the very best Danish shooters have been Rasmus Lauge (ten targets) and Simon Pitlik (9). Nedim Remilly scored probably the most targets for the French crew (six targets).
Duel of the very best handball gamers on the earth
The last was additionally a showdown between two of the most important handball stars of the previous 15 years, Nikola Karabátic and Mikkel Hansen, who have been 3 times World Handball Champions and performed collectively at Paris Saint-Germain from 2015 to 2022.
Hansen bought off to an excellent begin along with his crew. After seven minutes, Denmark led by 4 targets, 6-2. France coach Guillaume Gill responded with an early timeout, however his crew continued to battle.
This was attributable to two Bundesliga professionals among the many Danes. German document champion THW Kiel’s goalkeeper Niklas Landin saved a number of photographs from the French. In assault, Mathias Gidsel from Bundesliga chief Fuchse Berlin created quite a lot of stress and threatened the aim from behind.
Only within the final phases of the primary half did the French beat their opponents and enter the aim. Even after the adjustments, the opponents didn’t give something. Although the Danes pulled inside 4 targets, France held on and diminished the lead within the closing phases. However, the turnaround failed – in the long run, Denmark celebrated.
Spain gained the sport for third place
Spain’s handball gamers spoiled the medal ceremony deliberate by the host within the night and gained the third place on the earth championship held in Egypt two years in the past.
Circle participant Adria Figueras scored 9 targets as the very best Spanish shooter in a repeat of final yr’s European Championship last. Hampus Vann additionally scored 9 targets for Sweden. 22,650 spectators watched the sport at Stockholm’s soccer enviornment, the very best worth for handball on Swedish soil.
Sweden’s championship hopes have been defeated by document world champion France (26:31) within the semi-finals, and Spain misplaced to Denmark (23:26) within the quarterfinals.