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Sunday, October 1
Denmark beats Hungary 31-27

SYDNEY, Australia -- Denmark defended its Olympic gold medal in women's handball, coming back from a six-goal deficit to beat Hungary 31-27 in the final Sunday.

Katrine Fruelund's goal tied the game at 23-23 with 9:40 left, after Denmark fought back to overcome Hungary's six-goal lead.

Camilla Andersen and Anette Hoffmann-Moberg then took over the match, bewitching the Hungarian defense. After Andersen scored to make it 28-26, Hoffmann-Moberg stole the ball and scored on the fastbreak to put the match away.

Hoffmann-Moberg led Denmark with 11 goals and Andersen added seven.

Bojana Radulovic scored nine goals for Hungary, which had its best Olympic handball showing with the silver.

Mia Hundvin scored the winner with 1:23 left in the match to give Norway the bronze medal with a 22-21 victory over South Korea.


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