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Iceland Beats Tunisia in Handball at Olympics

The Icelandic national team in men’s handball boasted a 32-22 victory over Tunisia in their second game at the London Olympics this morning.


Archive photo by Geir Ólafsson.

The score at half-time was 19-8 for Iceland and so coach Guðmundur Guðmundsson let some of the key players rest in the second half, reports.

The best player of the game was Aron Pálmarsson who scored eight goals for Iceland, followed by Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson with seven goals.

The team’s goalkeepers, Hreiðar Leví Guðmundsson and Björgvin Páll Gústafsson, deflected a total of 15 shots.

TIME posted an article on its website yesterday, reasoning that the most important team at the London Olympics is the Icelandic handball team.

Iceland’s next game is against Sweden on August 2.

Click here to read about Iceland’s first game at this year’s Olympics.


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