Handball players of the national team of Russia

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MOSCOW, June 15. /TASS/. Female Russian national team on handball has won a victory over the team of Poland the sum of two butt matches of qualifying stage of world championship in 2017 and qualified for the tournament.

On Thursday, the Russians beat rivals with a score of 32:28 in the second play-off match, which was held in the Polish city of Koszalin. The first game ended with the score 31:20 in favor of the Russian team.

The Russian women’s team handball team is the current champion of the Olympic games. The world Championships, the Russians won four times (2001, 2005, 2007, 2009).

The world handball championship among women will be held from 1 to 17 December in Germany .