Handball
Men: European Championships 1998 in Italy
May 29-June 7:
Final Standings:

Group A:
1. Sweden * 5-8 (130-111)
2. Germany * 5-8 (125-102)
3. Yugoslavia 5-6 (125-121)
4. France 5-3 (110-125)
5. Lithuania 5-3 (100-115)
6. Italy 5-2 (106-122)
Group B:
1. Spain * 5-9 (135-103)
2. Russia * 5-7 (127-110)
3. Hungary 5-6 (121-122)
4. Croatia 5-5 (117-120)
5. Czechia 5-2 (130-132)
6. Macedonia 5-0 (104-147)

Semifinals:
Spain * - Germany 29-22
Sweden * - Russia 27-24

3rd Place:
Germany * - Russia 30-28 ot

Final:
Sweden * - Spain 25-23 (at Merano)