the Netherlands won for the first time in history the WORLD cup in western christianity and most, when Spain was defeated 30-29 in the final.
The Dutch håndboldkvinder had a hard time to believe it, they had just performed, when the Sunday afternoon won the first Dutch CHAMPIONSHIP gold medals.
It came to pass after a cup of 30-29 against Spain, when Holland scored on penalties in the match at the last second.
- It is not gone up for me yet. But maybe when I get the medal about the neck, it goes up for me, says one of the battle's major players, Estavana Polman, DR after the final whistle.
She is playing in the Danish league for Team Esbjerg and scored nine goals in the final.
Polman was after the final, awarded to the WORLD cup-the tournament's best player and came on the all star team.
The same did the Dutch goalie Tess Wester, who also has his daily walk in the Danish Odense Handball.
- I am so, so, so happy. We have been struggling for this medal each time, so I'm just so happy. I don't know what to say, says Wester to TV2 Sport.
the Netherlands got the bronze at the WORLD championships in 2017 and the second in 2015, but never before has the team been at the top of the podium.
Sunday, so it is also a long time in addition to that it would not be the case at the WORLD cup in Japan this year.
the Dutch came bad from the start and went behind 2-6, but got turned the match and went to the break in front 16-13.
Spain hauled the dog into the Dutch lead, and finally rescued the Wester a Spanish attempt in a Dutch straffekastscoring.
- We got a really bad start, and it was the same story at the start of the second half. We would like to play calmly, but not so quiet. But eventually we got the hang of it, so I'm really happy. Especially for my rescue at last, says the goalkeeper.
Denmark was one of the three teams that have beaten the Netherlands along the way in the tournament. It happened in mellemrunden. Denmark ended the WORLD cup in ninth place.
/ritzau/Date Of Update: 15 December 2019, 19:00