Olympics Summer

Olympic handball groupings named

Groupings have been determined for handball competition at the Beijing Games.

Groupings have been determined for handball competition at the Beijing Games.

In the men’s competition, Group A includes Poland, France, Croatia, China, Spain and Brazil.  

Germany, Denmark, Russia, the Republic of Korea, Iceland and Egypt will compete in Pool B.

On the women's side, Pool A features Norway, Romania, France, China, Angola and Kazakhstan.

Russia, Germany, Hungary, the Republic of Korea, Sweden and Brazil will compete in Pool B.

In Beijing, the handball competition will be held Aug. 9-24.

The preliminary competitions will be held at Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium, and the finals held at the National Indoor Stadium.