In Group D match Slovenia and Russia seemed to be nervous, because both had 2 points with one win an one loss from previous two games. Russia started well – 2:0, but Slovenia never gave up and won the first half 14:9.
In the second half Slovenia were the better team winning 23:15 at 20th minute. Final result was 26:21.
The best player of Slovenian team was Gasper Horvat and best among Russians was Victor Dolinin.
JANEZ KLEMENCIC (Head coach of Slovenia): We knew that we could win. We were training the whole day yesterday, players were prepared and we did it.
NIKOLAY CHIGAREV (Head coach of Russia) refused to comment the game.