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With the World Cup today, the highlight of the handball year begins with the women. Germany is just an outsider. The most important questions are answered.

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women The 25th World Handball Championship starts on Wednesday in Spain. is played in Granollers, Lliria, Castellon de la Plana and Torrevieja. Defending champion is the Netherlands biggest successes so far of the selection of the German Handball Federation (DHB) are the world title in 1993 and the third places in 1965, 1997 and 2007. At the World Cup in Japan two years ago, the German team missed a great opportunity on the semi-final and missed eighth ultimately the Tokyo Olympics. World champion is Russia, with seven titles.

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Which mode is played?

The World Cup was first played with 32 teams. In eight groups of four nations first fight for a place in the main round. The top three teams from each preliminary round group come on. In the main round, there are four groups of six, which are composed of two crossed each other preliminary groups. Points against the also qualified teams will be taken. (14/15. December), which, like the semi-finals (December 17) and the final the best two teams in each main round group qualify for the quarter-finals (December 19) in Granollers is discharged.

Who are the favorites?

Olympic champion France will start as hot favorites. In addition, record European champions Norway is trading high. The Russians and holders the Netherlands have a good chance at the title. In addition, Spain is likely to host own a home advantage.

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Whom meet the DHB women?

In the preliminary round Group E it gets the DHB selection in Lliria in Valencia with European teams do. After the opener against the Czech Republic (December 2) the lots followed by Slovakia (Dec. 4) and Hungary (December 6), probably the strongest opponent in the group. In the main round, three teams would be waiting from the group F with Denmark, South Korea, Tunisia and the Republic of Congo on the German team.

What chance does Germany?

Only an outsider. The move into the all-in-round would be a success, a medal of a sensation. The team lost two guide players through the resignations of captain Kim Naidzinavicius and circle runner Julia Behnke, but was able to work concentrated in several courses as opposed to last year. However, the DHB selection must find consistency, the lack of continuity is probably the biggest negative in recent years. In addition, the nerve failed often in stressful situations.

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What is the objective?

The DHB avoids the naming of a clear objective in the form of a placement. It is clear that the continued employment depends Groener of national coach Henk From the appearance of the DHB womens. The end of the year expiring contract of Dutchman was initially extended only until spring.

What role does Corona?

course Given the increasing numbers large. The precautions are not as strictly permitted, such as at the European Championships last year, viewers are. However, the World Cup as 2G event is performed. Even players and coaches must therefore vaccinated against the coronavirus or recovered from a COVID disease.

Where are the German games to see?

The 108 World Cup matches will be shown on the Internet on sportdeutschland.TV . On television, there will be no live pictures from Spain.

First Match Ball: Handball Women Bucks World Cup Quarter Finals .
Dinah Eckerle knows the bitter feeling of failure with German handball women only too well. © Marco Wolf / Wolf-Sportfoto / DPA The German Handball Women want to go to the World Cup quarterfinals. Whether at the World Championship 2017 and 2019 or the European Championship 2018 and 2020 - the DHB selection always failed the nerves in the crucial moment of a large tournament. The goalkeeper also poured some tears. But this time everything should be different.

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