Qatar Beach Handball Team qualifies for second round of World Championship in Kazan

Kazan, Qatar Beach Handball Team qualified for the second round of the 8th Beach Handball World Championship, which kicked off yesterday in Kazan, Russia, and continues until July 29 after beating Australia and Denmark.

Qatar won the first match against Australia 2-0, and won the second match against Denmark with the same result.

The Qatari team will play against Oman on Wednesday at the end of the preliminary round matches. They are playing in Group C alongside the teams of Oman, Australia and Denmark, while Group A includes Croatia, Iran, Uruguay and Argentina, and Group B includes Spain, Hungary, Vietnam and New Zealand, and Group D Brazil, Russia, America and Sweden.

The Qatari handball team is seeking a new achievement in the current championship, which is the fifth consecutive participation of the team in the World Championship starting from the 2010 edition in Turkey where the team won the tenth place, and then the 2012 edition in Oman and finished in seventh place, and in Brazil 2014, where the team finished third, and finally the 2016 version in Hungary, where Qatar finished third.

The Qatari team had qualified for World Beach Handball Championship in Kazan after winning the sixth Asian Championship in Thailand last year for the fourth time in a row. (QNA)

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee