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Croatia beach handball team win gold in USA at World Games

The fantastic Croatian men's senior beach handball team continues its golden summer of incredible achievements.    Croatia claimed its third gold this summer last night in Birmingham, USA winning the World Games.    Croatia started its journey at the World Games in Group A and convincingly recorded two victories. First against New Zealand and then against Qatar, with both wins 2 sets to love.    In the main stage of the competition, the first opponent was Puerto Rico and it was another 2:0 win. In the second game of the main stage, there was a 2:1 defeat against Argentina, but despite the defeat, Croatia secured a semifinal spot, topping Group I of the main stage of the competition.    In the semi-final, Croatia beat hosts the USA 2:1 before facing Qatar in the final.     The impressive Croatian team won the final 2:1 victory, to create more handball history.       Gold medal winning Croatia team    Ivan Jurić Ivan Dumenčić Lucian Bura Josip Leko Valentino Valentaković  Josip Đukes Tomislav Lauš Nikola Finek  Dominik Marković  Filip Goričanec    Coach: Mladen Paradžik Assistant coach: Mario Močilac Physiotherapist: Goran Krušelj

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The fantastic Croatian men’s senior beach handball team continues its golden summer of incredible achievements.

Croatia claimed its third gold this summer last night in Birmingham, USA winning the World Games.

Croatia started its journey at the World Games in Group A and convincingly recorded two victories. First against New Zealand and then against Qatar, with both wins 2 sets to love.

In the main stage of the competition, the first opponent was Puerto Rico and it was another 2:0 win. In the second game of the main stage, there was a 2:1 defeat against Argentina, but despite the defeat, Croatia secured a semifinal spot, topping Group I of the main stage of the competition.

In the semi-final, Croatia beat hosts the USA 2:1 before facing Qatar in the final. 

The impressive Croatian team won the final 2:1 victory, to create more handball history. 

Gold medal winning Croatia team

Ivan Jurić
Ivan Dumenčić
Lucian Bura
Josip Leko
Valentino Valentaković
Josip Đukes
Tomislav Lauš
Nikola Finek
Dominik Marković
Filip Goričanec

Coach: Mladen Paradžik
Assistant coach: Mario Močilac
Physiotherapist: Goran Krušelj 

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