Denmark beat the Monday the Netherlands in the mellemrunden at the WORLD championship and keeps alive the hope of OLYMPIC qualification.
Denmark's victory over Holland in the mellemrunden at the WORLD cup shows that the Danish team has backbone.
It says the national coach Klavs Bruun Jørgensen to TV2 after the 27-24 victory Monday dinner.
- It shows that we can raise ourselves after the disappointment it was to lose yesterday (Sunday, red.) to Norway. We have more backbone than we might think, he says.
the national coach believes that the team has played a good tournament, although the results are not always brought out for the Danish team.
With the victory over the Netherlands, moving Denmark up the three points in fifth place in the pot and still have the possibility to reach the fourth place in the mellemrundepuljen, which can provide access to OLYMPIC qualification.
- It is really cool for all of us, for me and for håndboldforbundet, says Klavs Bruun Jørgensen.
He praises especially the goalie Sandra Toft, who again delivered a sky-high save percentage on the total of 45, and had a great share in the danes ' victory.
For the keeper, it means everything, that there is still the opportunity to get to the OLYMPICS this summer in Tokyo.
- We live in the OLYMPIC qualification and it is the big carrot for us right now. It means everything. There is no alternative, I am going to the OLYMPICS, she says to TV2.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 09 December 2019, 14:00