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DOMINATION: Brazilians on the top of the world!

Brazil celebrates the best beach hamdball teams on the world! Both teams, men’s and women’s won the gold medals at the VI World Championship in Recife. Men’s team beat European champion – Croatia at the final match after shot-out 2:1, while girls were better against Hungary. Bronze medals won Qatar (the first medal ever for this country) and Norway (female).

This is the fourth gold for Brazilian boys. The last team who beat them was Croatia at WCh 2008 in Cadiz, Spain.

Final rankings

Men’s competition

Gold                 Brazil

Silver               Croatia

Bronze             Qatar

4th                    Denmark

5th                    Spain

6th                    Serbia

7th                    Russia

8th                    Egypt

9th                    Uruguay

10th                  Argentina

11th                  Australia

12th                  Oman

Women’s competition

Gold                 Brazil

Silver               Hungary

Bronze             Norway

4th                    Ukraine

5th                    Spain

6th                    Italy

7th                    Denmark

8th                    Uruguay

9th                    Thailand

10th                  Chinese Taipei

11th                  Argentina

12th                  Australia

Top scorer

Men’s competition

Juan A. Vasquez Diz (Spain)

 Women’s competition

Cathrine Oed Korvald (Norway)

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