Russia and Brazil are Group winners

Russia and Brazil won the Preliminary Round Groups at Women’s Olympic tournament in Rio. The only team from 24 who qualified for the knock-out stage with 100% of wins is Russia. The Russian girls celebrated fifth win at Future Arena, this time against Netherlands 38:34, which will give them „the easiest rival“ in the battle for semi-final.In Group A, Brazil beat Montenegro 29:23 to take first place ahead of Norway.The host team will meet Netherlands in quarter-final, while Norway, after win over Romania 28:27, will face Sweden!France won battle for the second place in Group B against Sweden 27:25. 3ESPSpain4 2FRAFrance8 4ANGAngola4 PHOTO: IHF, Stephane Pillaud 6MNEMontenegro0 1RUSRussian Federation10 4NEDNetherlands4 5KORRepublic of Korea1 1BRABrazil8 5ROURomania4 6ARGArgentina0 2NORNorway8 3SWESweden5 ← Previous Story RIO 2016: Gladiators still in the game! Next Story → RIO 2016: Spain beat Angola, Romania is out!


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