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Norway won its first gold in women's Olympic handball in Beijing, downing world champion Russia 34-27. Before the victory, the best result of the Scandinavian country in the event had been its two Olympic handball silvers, respectively in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. Goalkeeper Katrine Lunde Haraldsen made brilliant saves to secure the victory.

Beijing 2008,Handball,Norway,Russian Federation,Women,
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