Norway world champion!
Down six goals in the 28th minute, Norway delivered one of the most surprising comebacks in history in 25 editions of the IHF Women’s World Championship to bounce back against reigning Olympic champions France and secure the gold medal at Spain 2021 with a 29:22 (12:16) win.
This win helped them finish an edition of the IHF Women’s World Championship undefeated for the first time, as Norway won eight games and drew another one, against Sweden, on their way to the gold medal. For Norway it will be the match that helped them win the fourth-ever gold medal at the IHF Women’s World Championship, to tie Russia as the all-time leader in wins in the world handball flagship competition.
France win the silver medal
and the bronze medal is for Danemark
Congo will be ranked 23rd in the world, Angola 25th, Tunisia and Cameroon 27th and 28th respectively.