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Men's EHF EURO 1994

Twelve teams took part in the 1st Men's Handball European Championship from 3 to 12 June 1994 in Portugal.

After 38 matches had been played, it was Sweden which crowned themselves the first EHF EURO champion.

In a pretty straight-forward final the Scandinavians beat Russia 34:21. Croatia became the first bronze medallist in EHF EURO history when they beat Denmark 24:23 in the match for third place.

Sweden and Russia also shared the top player awards as Sweden's Magnus Andersson was named the event's best player and Vasily Kudinov became tournament's best scorer.

Final Ranking

1. Sweden 5. Spain 9. Germany
2. Russia 6. France 10. Slovenia
3. Croatia 7. Hungary 11. Romania
4. Denmark 8. Belarus 12. Portugal

All-Star Team

Left wing: Eric Hajas (SWE)
Left back: Vasiliy Kudinov (RUS)
Centre back: Magnus Anderson (SWE)
Right back: Jan Jorgensen (DEN)
Right wing: Pierre Thorsson (SWE)
Line player: Dimitry Torgovanov (RUS)
Goalkeeper: Thomas Svensson (SWE)

Find a full tournament summary including all match results here.