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The Korean men’s under-19 (U-19) national handball team won their first victory at the World Youth Championships after four consecutive losses. Korea defeated Japan 34-27 in Group 2 of the Presidents Cup on the 6th day of the 10th World Men’s Youth Handball Championship held in Koprivnica, Croatia on the 8th (local time). With 1 win and 2 losses, Korea ranked 3rd in the group and advanced to the 25th-28th place, and will face the United States on the 10th. In this tournament, in which 32 countries participated, the top two countries in each group advance to the round of 16 through the group stage, and the teams that do not advance to the round of 16 play a separate ranking match 스포츠토토링크 called the Presidents Cup. Korea lost all three matches in the group stage and was pushed back to the Presidents Cup, and in the first game of the Presidents Cup the previous day, it was also defeated by Iceland 23-38. On that day, Choi Ji-hwan (Wonkwang University) scored 8 goals, and Kim Hyun-min and Lee Min-jun (Kyunghee University) each scored 6 goals to defeat Japan. Korea was tied with Japan and Bahrain with 1 win and 2 losses, but was pushed back by Japan in goal difference and placed third in the group.

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