Official past-games:overview.results.disciplines.title results from the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Full list of gold, silver and bronze medallists as well as photos and videos of medal-winning moments.
Handball competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics were held from 9 to 24 August at the Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium and National Indoor Stadium. Medals were awarded for both men's and women's team events. A National Olympic Committee was permitted to enter one men's team and one women's team in the handball competitions.
Beijing 2008 Olympic Handball Final. Norway won its first gold in women's Olympic handball in Beijing, downing world champion Russia 34-27. Before the victory, the best result of the Scandinavian. ... country in the event had been its two Olympic handball silvers, respectively in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. Goalkeeper Katrine Lunde Haraldsen made brilliant saves to secure the victory.
Competition Format - Handball at the 2008 Summer Olympics. • Handball Men. Teams: 12. Rounds: 2 (Group Stage and knockout stage) Group Stage - 2 groups of 6 teams each - 4 best teams from each group advanced to the quarter final. 5th and 6th teams in each group are classified 9th-12th.
The women's handball tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics is being held from August 9 to August 23, at the Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium and National Indoor Stadium in Beijing. Twelve nations are represented in the women's tournament. The four best teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinal round, 5th and 6th teams in each group are classified 9th-12th by the results of their group matches. The losers of quarterfinal matches will compete in the 5th-8th classification matches by t
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Full results of all the 2008 Summer Olympics team handball events from Beijing, China on ESPN.com.
The French emerge victorious in the men's handball at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games.Athletes featured in this video :FRANCE Team, France :http://www....
Handball at the Olympic games. The complete list of olympic winners in Beijing 2008.
Witness an excellent performance from the Norwegian women's handball team as they claim gold at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games.http://www.olympic.org/...