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Germany beats Poland to win handball world champs
2007-02-05 17:07:00   Xinhuanet  


BERLIN, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Poland lost 29-24 to Germany in the final of the mení»s handball world championship on Sunday in Cologne.

The Poles, who never came so far in the competition before, were behind 13-17 by halftime.

Polish president Lech Kaczynski, in Germany specially for the game, said before the match that he had "deep faith" in the Polesí» success.

Asked if Polandí»s victory would harm Polish-German relations, Kaczynski said he was "convinced" this would not happen, the PAP news agency reported.

Kaczynski watched the game together with German president Horst Koehler. 


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