The women’s handball national team of Romania has won the 50th edition of the Carpathians Trophy on Saturday, in the Polyvalent Hall in Bucharest, after defeating Romania B 33-24 (21-12).
In the first match on Friday, Romania defeated Serbia 29-26 (13-15), whereas Romania B surprisingly defeated Russia, Olympic champions, 25-24 (11-12).
Russia came third, after defeating Serbia 33-22 (14-17) in the match for positions 3 and 4.
It was the last test before the European Championship in France to be played during November 29-December 16. Romania is in Group D and will face Norway, Germany and the Czech Republic.