Men's EHF EURO 2012

In 2012 Denmark became European champions for the second time. Here are seven questions about the tournament in Serbia. Do you know the answers?

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Which record did defending champions France set in 2012?

They finished on the worst position ever for defending champions is the correct answer: France finished only 11th, two years after winning the title in 2010. However, France would win the title again in 2014.

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How many points did eventual champions Denmark take with them into the main round?

0 is the correct answer: Denmark beat Slovakia but lost to both Serbia and Poland in the preliminary round. However, Denmark won all matches afterwards.

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Denmark edged their Macedonian opponents 33:32. How many goals scored both teams’ top scorers in total?

25 is the correct answer: Mikkel Hansen scored 12 goals, Kiril Lazarov 13. Lazarov would end the tournament on a record-high 61 goals.

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The semi-final Denmark vs Spain was a rematch of…

The World Championship 2011 semi-final is the correct answer: Denmark also won that match to make it to the final.

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In 2012 Croatia won an EHF EURO bronze medal again after ??? years.

18 years is the correct answer: Croatia first won bronze in 1994. They won bronze for the third time in 2016.

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Which special present did Serbian All-star goalkeeper Darko Stanic receive?

The Serbian minister of defence invited him to a shooting range is the correct answer: Stanic was nicknamed ‘minister of defence’ during the tournament. After the event he was invited by the real minister to visit a shooting range.

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Who was the MVP of the EHF EURO 2012 and won the VELUX EHF Champions League four months later?

Momir Ilic is the correct answer: Ilic won the Champions League with THW Kiel in Cologne in May 2012. Neither Landin nor Hansen has won the Champions League so far.

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