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Denmark defeated France to win their third consecutive world title

Denmark defeated France to win their third consecutive world title

Denmark defeated France in the final 2023 IHF Men’s Handball World Championship in Stockholm on Sunday (January 29) to complete a hat-trick of world titles.

Rasmus Lauge scored 10 goals from 11 attempts with Simon Pytlik he netted nine times as the hosts prevailed 34–29 in a replay of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Final.

Nedim Remili he was France’s star with six goals, but the reigning Olympic champions had to settle for silver as they were denied a seventh world title.

The Danes have already taken one automatic spot in Paris 2024, and the hosts of the Games, France, have reached the final, and have never been ahead as they endured a strong French fight on both sides of the break to retain their crown.

Earlier in the Tele2 Arena, Spain defeated Sweden and took third place.

Denmark avenged final Olympic defeat in Tokyo

Denmark was leading 2-0 right from the start Niklas Landin making some good records with Dylan Nahi and Ludwik Fabregas before Pytlick scored his second goal and made it 3–0.

dika meme they put France on the board, but the Olympic champions lacked fluency in attack and coaching Guillaume Gille broke the time at 6-2 after less than seven minutes.

A Danish defence, expertly organized by the 38-year-old Henrik Møllgaard, he did not give away cheap points. But the French managed to cut the gap to one late in the first half thanks to Remila’s fourth goal when the defenders had not scored for nearly five minutes.

Pytlick ended the barren spell with his sixth goal of the match, but Remili scored again to leave France just one goal away – 16-15 – at half-time.

The meme tied with France early in the second half. However, despite being the MVP of the world championship three times Mikkel Hansen being limited to one penalty stroke from 7m, Denmark just managed to stay ahead with Pytlick, Maciej Gidzel and Lauge in good shape.

Kevin Moller he replaced Landin in goal, which Landin quickly denied Kentin Mahe with the Danes to six men. Pytlick was then given a two-minute suspension for leaving Valentine Portebut France was unable to regain parity despite its personnel advantage.

Two quick long shots Mads Mensah Larsen With 10 minutes left Denmark’s lead extended to three, Lauge’s well-timed strikes and a clever save from Møller brought them close to a hat-trick.

The men’s fifth goal from seven attempts cut the gap to two with three minutes left, but Pytlick’s ferocious shot gave Denmark a breather ahead of Landin’s 7m save. Melvyn Richardson he sealed the victory.

Three-time World Footballer of the Year Nikola Karabatic he had limited time on the court and failed to score with one shot on goal.

Spain ranks third

The home fans were disappointed when Sweden lost to Spain 39:36 in the bronze medal game.

It was a good comeback for “Los Hispanos”, who were losing by four goals at half-time, but he scored six unanswered goals early in the second half to put them on track for a third-place finish for a second consecutive World Championship.

line player Adrian Figueras netted nine times Alex Duyshebaev adding seven.

For the reigning European champions Sweden, who were again injury free centre-back Jim Gottfridssonwings Hampus Bath and Niclas Ekberg he scored nine and seven goals respectively.

2023 IHF Men’s Handball World Championship results:

January 29, Tele2 Arena, Stockholm

Bronze medal match

Sweden 36-39 Spain

Gold medal match, Tele2 Arena, Stockholm.

France 29-34 Denmark

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