Women’s handball: Romania defeated by Norway 32-21, in the last tournament before Rio Olympics
Romania’s national women’s handball team was defeated by Norway 32-21 (12-9) on Thursday in Ulstein (Norway), in an international tournament which is the last training before the Olympic Games in Rio.
Swedish coach Tomas Ryde has spared players Cristina Neagu and Aurelia Brădeanu.
In the first match of the tournament, Spain defeated France 21-17.
On Saturday: Romania vs. France (18.15h) and Norway vs. Spain (20.30h).
Norway: Kari Aalvik Grimsbo, Katrine Lunde — Mari Molid, Emilie Hegh Arntzen (4 goals), Veronica Kristiansen (5), Ida Alstad (2), Heidi Loke (4), Nora Mork (9), Stine Bredal Oftedal (1), Marit Malm Frafjord, Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth Koren, Amanda Kurtovic (1), Camilla Herrem (5), Sanna Solberg (1). Coach: Thorir Hergeirsson.
Romania: Paula Ungureanu, Ionica Munteanu, Denisa Dedu — Gabriella Szucs, Gabriela Perianu (5), Valentina Ardean-Elisei (2), Bianca Tiron, Oana Manea (1), Mădălina Zamfirescu (1), Ana Maria Tănăsie (2), Melinda Geiger (3), Eliza Buceschi (1), Florina Chintoan, Patricia Vizitiu (3), Laura Chiper (3). Coach: Tomas Ryde.