Women's EHF EURO 2002
The fifth edition of the Women's EHF EURO took place in Denmark from 6 to 15 December 2002 and was the first tournament of its kind to be played with 16 teams.
Hosting the event for a second time after 1996, Denmark's women's national team celebrated its third EHF EURO title after a 25:22 victory against arch rivals Norway. Denmark had also topped the podium in 1994 and 1996. France won their first Women's EHF EURO silverware with a 27:22 victory against Russia in the bronze medal match.
More than 80,000 spectators overall came to the matches, and the event was broadcast to over 80 countries worldwide.
|1. Denmark||5. Hungary||9. Austria||13. Spain|
|2. Norway||6. Yugoslavia||10. Slovenia||14. Netherlands|
|3. France||7. Romania||11. Germany||15. Sweden|
|4. Russia||8. Czech Republic||12. Ukraine||16. Belarus|
|Goalkeeper||Karin Mortensen (DEN)|
|Left wing||Lina Daugaard (DEN)|
|Left back||Ausra Fridrikas (AUT)|
|Centre back||Kristina Andersen (DEN)|
|Line player||Ludmila Bodnieva (RUS)|
|Right back||Caroline Rosenberg (NOR)|
|Right wing||Stephanie Cano (FRA)|
|Top scorer||Agnes Farkas (HUN/58 goals)|
|Best player||Karin Mortensen (DEN)|