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EM Handbold Finale 2012 – Denmark win in style

29/01/2012 | By | 1 Reply More

Denmark – The Danish national team in handball

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The 2012 EHF European Men’s Handball Championship was the tenth edition of the men’s continental handball tournament, which was held in Serbia between 15–29 January 2012. Sixteen teams qualified for the event, including host nation Serbia, defending champion France and fourteen national teams through the qualifying tournament. The teams were split into four groups of 4, with the top 3 teams of each group advancing to the main round, carrying the points won against other qualified opponents. Going to the main round with no points, Denmark ended up winning the championship after defeating Serbia in the final.

Denmark won their second European Championship title after breathtaking individual performances by goalkeeper Niklas Landin. The inspirational pack leader Mikkel Hansen gave them a 21:19 win over hosts Serbia in an enthralling EHF EURO 2012 final in the Beogradska Arena on Sunday, January 29th. 2012.

Thanks to their 21:19 victory in the EHF EURO 2012 Final in Belgrade against host Serbia, the Danish men have qualified directly for the 2012 Olympic Games in London as European Champions.

Like them Great Britain (host), France (World Champion), Korea (Asian representative), Tunisia (Africa) and Argentina (Pan America) took the direct qualification for the Olympic handball tournament.

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Denmark EM 2012

Due to the final ranking of the EHF EURO 2012 also the final constellation of the three Olympic Qualification Tournaments is known. Serbia and FYR Macedonia took the two tickets from the EHF EURO 2012, as Poland secured their participation as eight ranked team of the 2011 World Championship thanks to the Danish victory in Belgrade.

 Congratulations Denmark

 

Those Olympic Qualification tournaments will take place 6- 8 April, the each two best ranked teams book their tickets for London.

Tournament 1 (in Spain): Spain, Poland, Serbia, Algeria

Tournament 2 (in Sweden): Sweden, Hungary, Brazil, FYR Macedonia

Tournament 3 (in Croatia): Croatia, Iceland, Japan, Chile

The question will be, which country, of those above, will get the Olympic Qualification for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

 

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