A packed Bercy arena provided a perfect framework for the finals. Nearly 16.000 spectators pushed their way in, and they got to see France take her first european CHAMPIONSHIP title after three bronze medal from past championships.
France managed Sunday only Norway (2015 and 2016) has been earlier in the kvinnehåndball: To follow up a world cup gold medal with the european CHAMPIONSHIP title the year after.
For Norway, ended this year's CHAMPIONSHIP in a disappointing fifth place.Cursed
France raged against the Danish dommerparet Karina Christiansen and Line Hesseldahl Hansen. They chose to give Allison Pineau straight red card after the break.< p> She destroyed Norway's EM-dream
She scored to 16-13 on a free throws, but on the way the ball was barely touching her cheek to the Russian goalie. After having seen the replay on a TV screen, sent the judges a crying Pineau in the stands.
More håndballeksperter called the decision "horrific" and thought that it was another example of that kvinnemesterskapene suffering under the that the best judges are not.There
Krumbholz led France throughout the 16 seasons before he was fired in 2013. Trenerskiftet did not work. Alain Portes couldn't.
Krumbholz was brought in again before the OLYMPIC qualifier in 2016. He led the team to the Rio de Janeiro-the toys and took there silver. Last year won France the world cup after finaleseier of Norway.
About a scant year that passes the world CHAMPIONSHIP in Japan. France is qualified there and also for the OLYMPIC games in 2020. the