SOUTH KOREA WOMEN’S HANDBALL WINS FIRST WORLD TITLE WITH WIN OVER GREENLAND

The South Korean women’s handball team earned its first win at the World Championships .South Korea defeated Greenland 27-16 in the second game of Pool C at the 26th World Women’s Handball Championship in Stavanger, Norway, on Sunday (Feb. 2).The Koreans bounced back from a narrow 29-30 loss in the first game against Austria. Goals from Jeon Jeon-yeon and Yoon Ye-jin in the final minutes of the first half extended the gap to eight points, and the Koreans used their bench players in the second half to conserve their stamina and cruise to victory.

Woo Beet-na (Seoul Metropolitan Government) with four goals and two assists and Ryu Eun-hee (Gyorgyi, Hungary) with three goals and three assists rounded out the scoring. South Korea, which lost to Japan by 10 goals in the final of the Hangzhou Asian Games in October, is looking to redeem itself at the tournament. The Koreans will play their final group game on Thursday against home team Norway .The 32-nation tournament features the top three finishers in each group. The top two teams from each group advance to the quarterfinals, where a tournament champion will be crowned .South Korea has won the biennial world championship once before, in 1995.In the last edition, in 2021, they finished 14th out of 32 countries, and their last quarterfinal 카지노사이트 appearance was in 2009 in China, where they finished sixth.

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