03.07.2012, 05:00
Beach Handball World Championships in Oman

24 men's and women's teams will compete in Oman for the world beach title from 6 to 13 July 2012


Beach Handball World Championship in Oman

The 5th Women’s & Men’s Beach Handball World Championship, organised by the International Handball Federation, will be staged at Al-Musannah Sports City in Oman, which was also the venue of the 2010 Asian Beach Games.
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Reigning champions, Brazil (Men) and Norway (Women), will defend their titles from Friday 6 July to Friday 13 July 2012. 

Men’s tournament:

Group A: Brazil, Russia, Ukraine, Oman, Bahrain, Australia

Group B: Croatia, Egypt, Spain, Qatar, Uruguay, Kuwait
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Women’s tournament:

Group A: Croatia, Denmark, Italy, China, Uruguay, Australia

Group B: Norway, Brazil, Hungary, Thailand, Poland, Singapore

More information

After the preliminary round, the first three teams of each group will proceed to the main round before playing semi-finals and the final.
The full match schedule and results can be found here.

The event will be streamed live via live-streaming. The infomation brochure including information about the venue, the teams, the playing schedule, the rules and the officials can be downloaded here.

Further information can be found on the official website. Fans of beach handball can also follow the event via the official Facebook Page.

TEXT: EHF


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