Croatia wins World Handball Championship
FEBRUARY 2003 - After beating Germany in finals 34:31, Croatia has become the
World Handball champion in the men's category. The handball world championship competition was held in
This is the latest in the string of successes by Croatian Handball
Two years later, the world championship competition in the men's category was
held in Spain. Croatia got second place, after losing from Spain in the finals.
Handball is a fast-paced game, enjoyed by many -
Croatian team in a game
The Croatian handball team success began in 1996, after they became Olympic
champions of the Atlanta 1996 Games.
Since then Croatia has become one of the European and the World handball
powers, winning 5 medals so far on European and World cup competitions, as well as being Olympic