Home nation Hungary are through to the quarter-finals of the Women’s Junior World Handball Championship in Debrecen after beating Slovenia today.
Katrin Klujber top scored with seven goals as the hosts triumphed 31-17 at Főnix Hall.
Awaiting Hungary in the quarter-finals are due to be Romania, who defeated Croatia 28-25 at Hódos Imre Sports Hall.
Among the other teams through to the last eight are 2016 runners-up Russia after they overcame Brazil 32-20 at Főnix Hall.
Next up for them are The Netherlands following their 30-22 victory over Sweden at Hódos Imre Sports Hall.
The other two quarter-finals pit Norway against France and South Korea against defending champions Denmark.
Norway beat Iceland 35-30 and France defeated Japan 29-25.
South Korea overcame 28-23 and Denmark edged Germany 25-24.
The four quarter-finals are due to be played tomorrow.
Today also saw 17th-to-20th-place semi-finals take place with Portugal beating Chile 28-22 and Spain defeating Angola 32-31.
In the 21st-to-23rd-place semi-final, Paraguay overcame Egypt 31-23 to set up a clash with China.