Thursday, 16th August, was an intensive day, where we could see all the teams in action for the last time. There were many emotions and surprising results, after which we got to know the winners of the President’s Cup and four semi-finals equipes of the World Championship in Poland! 

PRESIDENT’S CUP RESULTS

SVK – ARG 29:28

EGY – KAZ 31:25

ANG – CHN 22:28

CHI – MNE 16:30

After quite one-sided game the President’s Cup was won by Montenegro. The trophy was given to the captain of the team by the member of the IHF Executive Committee, Narcis Lecusanu and the vice-president of the PHF, Zygfryd Kuchta.

PLACEMENT MATCHES 9 – 16 RESULTS

NOR – CRO 27:20

POL – JPN 22:19

AUT – TUN 32:25

ROU – FRA 30:29

FINAL RANKING

24. KAZAKHSTAN

23. EGYPT

22. CHINA

21. ANGOLA

20. ARGENTINA

19. SLOVAKIA

18. CHILE

17. MONTENEGRO

16. TUNISIA

15. AUSTRIA

14. JAPAN

13. POLAND

12. CROATIA

11. NORWAY

10. FRANCE

9. ROMANIA

 

1/4 FINALS RESULTS

NED – SWE 17:27

DEN – RUS 25:29

HUN – ESP 33:20

GER – KOR 29:30

Sweden, Russia, Hungary and Korea will play in the Saturday’s semi-finals, while Nedherlands, Denmark, Spain and Germany will take part in placement matches 5-8. The weekend rivalry will take place in the Hall Legionów only.

 

HALL LEGIONÓW, SATURDAY (18.08.) SCHEDULE

PLACEMENT ROUND 5-8

12:30 ESP – GER

15:00 NED – DEN

The winners will play for the 5. place and the losers for the 7. place on Sunday.

SEMI-FINALS

17:30 HUN – KOR

20:00 SWE – RUS

The winners will fight for the gold medals and the losers for the bronze ones.