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Men's EHF EURO 2004

The 2004 Men's European Championship threw off on 22 January and came to an end on 1 February with Germany being crowned as the new European champions.

7,000 spectators created an electric atmosphere during the final in the Tivoli Hall in Slovenia's capital, Ljubljana.

However, the hosts had no chance against a powerful German team that eventually won the final 30:25 against Slovenia. Denmark won bronze, beating Croatia 31:27.

EHF EURO 2004 was broadcast on television in 109 countries and territories worldwide.

The official website of the tournament was also visited by a record number of visitors, with over 22 million page impressions.

Mirza Dzomba's 46 goals were enough to grant him the top scorer crown, while his teammate Ivano Balic was named the best player of the event.

Final Ranking

1. Germany 5. Russia 9. Hungary 13. Iceland
2. Slovenia 6. France 10. Spain 14. Portugal
3. Denmark 7. Sweden 11. Czech Republic 15. Ukraine
4. Croatia 8. Serbia & Montenegro 12. Switzerland 16. Poland

All-Star Team

Goalkeeper: Henning Fritz (GER)
Left wing: Eduard Koksharov (RUS)
Left back: Nikola Karabatic (FRA)
Centre back: Ivano Balic (CRO)
Line player: Michael Knudsen (DEN)
Right back: Volker Zerbe (GER)
Right wing: Vid Kavticnik (SLO)

Find a full tournament summary including all match results here

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