France beat Sweden to keep handball gold
Posted on: 09:41 PM IST Aug 12, 2012
London: France won its second consecutive Olympic gold medal in men's handball with a 22-21 win over Sweden on Sunday.
After trailing 10-8 at halftime, Sweden tried to get back into the match as France missed several chances.
Sweden player Johan Jakobsson scored on a penalty to make it 22-21 with one minute to go, but France held on for the win.
The result gave Sweden its fourth Olympic silver medal in handball.