Sky is the limit for Poland
Poland’s women’s beach handball team are taking nothing for granted as they head to Randers, Denmark for the 2013 European Beach Handball Championship.
They will face gold medallist from the 2011 championships, Croatia, as well as Hungary, Norway, Ukraine and Russia in Group A when the tournament throws off on 9 July.
"Our squad was starting from scratch; Agnieszka Pęcherska is the only player who was previously playing for the national team.
“Participating in the European Championship in Randers is a huge challenge and responsibility for us, because we will want to show our best game,” Pyrki Poznań player Karolina Peda told eurohandball.com.
Poland finished in eighth place at the last European Beach Handball Championships in Umag, Croatia and they promise to give their all to improve this time around.
"Our goal is fight for every point, every ball and every inch of the court. If team leaves the heart at the court, the score will be open in the each match"
"We realise that our group is very strong with very successful teams, but the sky is the limit, so keep fingers for us, ended Peda.
Polish women's squad for the 2013 European Beach Handball Championship in Randers, Denmark:
Florentyna Pawlak, Marta Łyszczyk, Karolina Peda ,Weronika Łakomy, Sylwia Bartowiak (AZS AWF Poznań), Agnieszka Pęcherska, Ewelina Fiedorek (BHT Byczki Olimpijczyk Kowalewo Pomorskie), Julita Kempa (BHT Ruch Chorzów), Paula Mazurek, Milena Zamęcka (Relax Warszawa).
Information about the European Championship
The 2013 European Beach Handball Championship throw off in Randers, Denmark, from 9 to 14 July 2013.
Entry to the event area for spectators is free. There are no tickets necessary.
Defending champions in both the men's and the women's event are the teams from Croatia.
For more information and to keep up to date visit also the event's official website and become a fan of the EHF's beach handball Facebook page.
TEXT: Maciej Firlej / cor