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Sweden, France roll to handball victories

London, England (Sports Network) - Defending gold medalist France easily defeated Argentina in men's handball on Tuesday, while Sweden dealt Great Britain its second rout in as many games.

The French team posted a 32-20 win over Argentina after defeating Britain by a 44-15 score in its Group A opener. Sweden beat up on the British on Tuesday, handing the Olympic hosts a 41-19 defeat.

Iceland, the silver medalist four years ago in Beijing, rounded out Group A action with a 32-22 win over Tunisia.

France, Iceland and Sweden are all undefeated at 2-0.

In Group B, Hungary beat South Korea, 22-19, Croatia downed Serbia, 31-22, and Denmark edged Spain, 24-23.

07/31 18:29:14 ET


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