Despite some corona worries, Poland’s handball players made a successful start to the European Championship in the German preliminary round group.
Coach Patryk Rombel’s team beat Austria 36:31 (17:14) after the German victory against Belarus (33:29) on Friday evening and thus set course for the main round.
Arkadiusz Moryto was the most successful thrower for Poland on Friday evening in Bratislava with nine goals. Poland, which had several corona cases before the start of the European Championship, leads the table in preliminary round group D together with Germany (both 2-0 points).
On Tuesday (6:00 p.m. / ZDF) the first phase of the tournament will end with a duel between the selection of the German Handball Association (DHB) and the WM-13. from Egypt.
In the third European Championship game on Tuesday evening, Iceland, coached by former Bundesliga coach Gudmundur Gudmundsson, beat Portugal 28:24 (14:10).