On Wednesday, men finished their competition in the preliminary phase of EURO in beach handball in Stare Jabłonki. We know the full set of twelve teams that will fight for the quarterfinals on Thursday. Among them, the hosts – Poles.
In Group A, the Germans were infallible, who ended the group with a set of victories and took all four points with them to the next round. One lose was noted by Norwegians and two by Spaniards. These three teams will play in the main round. Turks and Romanians will fight “for consolation”.
Three teams – Russia, Denmark and Serbia – ended the group with the same amount of points. The order was decided by the difference of sets, where the Russians had the best score. The Portuguese and Slovenians are eliminated from the fight for the highest places.
The Croats went through the preliminary phase like a storm, leaving all their rivals in the loosers field. The main phase they will start with a set of four points on their account. The Swiss are situated behind them, followed by the Ukrainians. Italians and Macedonia team did not achieve the promotion.
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The outcome of the table is similar to the one of the group C: the competition was won by the Hungarians, followed by the Poles and the French. The hosts did very well on the second day of the championships, winning both matches (with France 2:1 and with Montenegro 2:0). For this reason, they will take two points to the second round. Montenegrins and Swedes will join the teams in the consolation round.
Group 1: Germany (4 pts.), Russia, Denmark, Norway, Serbia (2 each), Spain (0)
Group 2: Croatia, Hungary (4 pts. each), Poland, Switzerland (2 each), France, Ukraine (0 each)
Group 3: Turkey, Slovenia, Italy, Montenegro
Group 4: Romania, Portugal, North Macedonia, Sweden
All the results can be found here -> https://bit.ly/3071BaQ