Olympics: Slovenia Picks Up Consolation Win

Athens, 22 August - The Slovenian handball team managed to restore some pride after four straight defeats, overcoming South Korea 26:23 (12:11) in the fifth and final preliminary round of the Olympic tournament. With this solitary win, Slovenia finishes the group phase as the last-placed team in Group A and will now play in Tuesday's match for 11th place against the bottom-placed Group B team.

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