Lost the final match against Angola 31-33.
Korean women’s handball ended the finals of the World Championships with all losses.
Korea narrowly lost to Angola 31-33 in the third and final match of Group 2 of the 26th International Handball Federation (IHF) World Women’s Championship held in Trondheim, Norway on the 11th (Korean time).
As a result, Korea recorded five losses without a win in the final league and was eliminated in last place among the six teams.
Korea, which advanced to the finals with two losses in the group stage, lost 27-31 to Slovenia and 22-32 to France, and then lost the last match against Angola on the day, ending up with the disgrace of being eliminated by all losses.
Korea’s final ranking will not be known until after the other group matches in the final league.
France and Norway advanced to the quarterfinals by finishing first and second in Group 2, respectively.
Korea has never made it to the quarterfinals of this tournament since the 2009 China tournament, where it placed 6th.
Korea conceded consecutive goals in the early part of the first half and was drawn to Angola.
With a series of saves by goalkeeper Park Sae-young (Samcheok City Hall) and a series of fast-break goals by Kim Bo-eun (Samcheok City Hall) and Song Ji-young (Seoul City Hall), the team trailed by 26-29, 3 points, 10 minutes before the end of the game, raising expectations of a come-from-behind victory. That was it.
Woo Bit-na (Seoul City Hall) played well with 9 goals and 4 assists, but was overshadowed by the loss. 스포츠토토맨