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Norwegian women take handball gold

Norwegian women take handball gold

Norway's female handball team has won its first Olympic gold medal, beating Russia 34-27.
Norway rushed to an 8-1 lead after just eight minutes and remained well ahead for the rest of Saturday's match.
Russia briefly rallied toward the end of the first half to make it 18-13 but Norway came out strongly after the break, ending any chance of a comeback.
Neither Norway nor Russia has ever won a gold medal in women's handball.


Updated : 2021-03-06 19:50 GMT+08:00