Women's EHF EURO 1996

Two years after they had won the EHF EURO title at the event's inaugural edition in 1994, it was again Denmark that celebrated at the 2nd Women's EHF European Championship.

Playing on home court they did not give away one single match, winning all their five group matches before beating Germany 22:20 in the semi-final and Norway 25:23 in the final.

Germany, who had won silver in 1994, was this time left empty-handed as they lost the bronze medal match 23:30 against Austria.

Norway's Kjersti Grini became the event's top scorer with 48 goals. The silver medalists also had the tournament's best goalkeeper. Heide Tjugum, while Denmark's Anja Andersen was awarded best player.

Final Ranking

1. Denmark 5. Romania 9. Ukraine
2. Norway 6. Croatia 10. Hungary
3. Austria 7. Russia 11. Poland
4. Germany 8. Sweden 12. Lithuania

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Group D: Slovakia vs. Montenegro