World Handball Championship - 23 January, 2003

The results of the third day out of five from the first phase of the world handball championship in Portugal were as follows:

Group A Morocco-Kuwait (22-25); Tunisia-Poland (22-24); Spain-Yugoslavia (22 -20)

Group B Germany-Greenland (34-20); Australia-Qatar (23-28); Iceland-Portugal (29-28)

Group C Russia-Croatia (26-28); Hungary-Saudi Arabia (36-25); France-Argentina (35-18)

Group D Slovenia-Egypt (26-27); Sweden-Brazil (29-21); Denmark-Algeria (22-19)

Classification The top 4 from each group pass to the second round

Group A Spain (6 points), Yugoslavia and Tunisia (4), Poland and Kuwait (2), Morocco (0)

Group B Germany, Iceland (6 points), Portugal (4), Qatar (2), Greenland and Australia (0)

Group C France (6), Croatia (4), Russia, Argentina (3), Hungary (2), Saudi Arabia (0)

Group D Denmark (6), Sweden (4), Egypt (3), Algeria and Slovenia (2), Brazil (1)

Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY PRAVDA.Ru