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Iceland Beats Norway in Handball (Video)

The Icelandic national handball team won their last game in the first part of the World Cup in Sweden. The team beat Norway soundly 29-22 after an even first half 12-12. The best man of the team was goalkeeper Björgvin Páll Gústavsson who had 17 saves. Snorri Steinn Gudjónsson lead the scoring with 7 goals (3 in penalties) followed by Alexander Peterson with 5 goals scored.


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Goalkeeper Björgvin Páll Gústavsson. From game video.

This means that Iceland advances to the next round with 4 points, having won both opponents in their preliminary group B, including Norway (0 points) and Hungary (2 points), which also advanced. The other teams to make it to the next round are France (3 points), Spain (3 points) and Germany (0 points). Iceland will meet Germany on Saturday.


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Icelandic Coach Gudmundur Gudmundsson. From game video.

Highlights from the game can be seen here.

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