Resume and Highlights France vs Brazil Women's Handball Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (29-22)


11:00 PM2 years ago

Time to say goodbye

Voted best in the world in 2012 and top scorer at the World Cup that Brazil won in 2013, Ale Nascimento announced that this was her last Olympics. "I didn't want it to end like this, but let's cheer for who's coming," she declared in the mixed zone just outside the Yoyogi Arena
10:52 PM2 years ago

Barbara Arenhart, aka Babi, goalkeeper from Brazil

"France was better than us. It hurt, we tried hard, we were able to put our hearts on the court. Our mission was to bring the message that sport can change people's lives. I thank everyone for their support, may you continue to cheer for us because our fight continues."
10:52 PM2 years ago

France 29-22 Brazil

1st half: 17-11
2nd half: 12-11
Goals/Shots - France: 29/45, Brazil: 22/47
Efficiency - France: 64%, Brazil: 47%
Shots 6m - France: 8/11, Brazil: 2/5 
Shots 7m - France: 3/3, Brazil: 5/6
9m Shots - France: 8/14, Brazil: 1/9
Exclusions - France: 2, Brazil: 2
10:27 PM2 years ago


29-22. Brazil eliminated, France is in the quarterfinals.
10:25 PM2 years ago

Ale on the ball

Darleux defends the first 7m shoot of the game
10:24 PM2 years ago

Brazil with 1 less

2-minute suspension for Duda Amorim
10:08 PM2 years ago

Techical time

22/16. France regains control of the match, then Jorge Dueñas guides team
10:04 PM2 years ago

7 x 7

The French take advantage of the numerical advantage to score two goals and the Brazilians couldn't get any
10:02 PM2 years ago

Larissa out

Brazil is one player short for the next two minutes
9:56 PM2 years ago


Brazil comes back more aggressive and manages to reduce the difference on the scoreboard
9:53 PM2 years ago


The second half begins at the Yoyogi Arena
9:43 PM2 years ago

1st half stats

France: 17-11 Brazil
Goals/Shots - France: 17/24, Brazil: 11/22
Efficiency - France: 71%, Brazil: 50%
Shots 6m - France: 4/6, Brazil: 0/2 
Shots 7m - France: 2/2, Brazil: 3/3
9m Shots - France: 3/5, Brazil: 1/5
Suspensions - France: 1, Brazil: 0
9:37 PM2 years ago

Technical Time

Brazil gets another throw from 7 meters and Olivier Krumbholz stops the game.
9:33 PM2 years ago


Adriana converts and Brazil keeps 100% in the 7m. Three minutes left in the first half.
9:30 PM2 years ago


France open seven goals in front, goalkeeper Barbara scores a goal from the defensive field.
9:28 PM2 years ago


French women open their first lead of the match.
9:12 PM2 years ago


3-3. Ale Nascimento converts a 7m throw. She has scored Brazil's goals so far.
9:07 PM2 years ago

Even match

Only one goal for each side after five minutes of play.
9:06 PM2 years ago

All the same

1-1. Alê Nascimento opens the score, Barbara defends Zaadi Deuna's ball, but the French win a 7m shot and Pineau draws level.
9:00 PM2 years ago


00' Ball in play! Start of the 1st half.
8:59 PM2 years ago

Turn it up, DJ!

Execution of the National Anthems
8:57 PM2 years ago

Do you remember?

Finalist in the last edition of the Olympic Games, France lost the gold medal to Russia and took the silver. Norway completed the podium. Brazil fell in the quarterfinals to the Netherlands.
8:52 PM2 years ago


Hey! We are back because today is a day of decision for the girls of the Brazilian handball team. They face France and need to win to advance to the next round of the Olympic tournament. Come with us so that we don't miss any details of what promises to be a great game.
8:47 PM2 years ago

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8:42 PM2 years ago

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Handball in Tokyo 2020 - Women's Handball - Group stage
Match: France x Brazil
Round: 5th
Place: Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo (Japan)
Time: 11 pm (Brasília time)
Where to watch: Globo, SporTV 3 and Bandsports
Real time: VAVEL Brazil
8:37 PM2 years ago

Where and how to watch Zverev vs Khachanov online and live Olympic Games 2020?

This match that defines the future of Brazilian and French women at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is this Sunday 1st, at 10 pm ET. It will be broadcast on TV via Globo, SporTV 3 and Bandsports. Also, check all the details here in VAVEL Brazil real time.
8:32 PM2 years ago

Brazil: squad list

Bárbara Arenhart (Rk Krim Mercator-SLO) and Renata Arruda (Bera Bera-ESP)  
Players: Gabi Bitolo (Cb Elche-ESP), Bruna de Paula (Metz Hb-FRA), Duda Amorim (Rostov Don-RUS), Giulia Guarieiro (Kh-7 Balonmano Granollers-ESP) and Samara Silva (Hc Dunãrea Brãila-ROM)  
Adriana Cardoso (Bera Bera-ESP), Alexandra Nascimento (Bourg De Péage-FRA), Dayane Pires (Cb Salud Tenerife-ESP), Larissa Araújo (Hc Dunãrea Brãila-ROM)
Ana Paula Rodrigues (Hc Dunãrea Brãila-ROM) and Patrícia Matieli (Mks Zaglebie Lubin-POL)  
Lívia Martins (Madeira Andebol Sad-POR), Tamires Morena (Hc Dunãrea Brãila-ROM)
8:27 PM2 years ago

France: squad list

Goalkeeper: Amandine Leynaud (Györi ETO KC), Cléopatre Darleux (Brest Bretagne Handball)
Winger: Blandine Dancette (Nantes Loire Atlantique Handball), Chloe Valentini (Entente Sportive Bisontine Feminin), Coralie Lassource (Brest Bretagne Handball), Pauline Coatanea (Brest Bretagne Handball)
Backfielder: Alexandra Lacrabere (CJF Fleury Loiret Handball), Allison Pineau (ZRK Buducnost Podgorica), Estelle Nze-Minko (Györi ETO KC), Grace Zaadi Deuna (GK Rostow am Don), Kalidiatou Niakate (Brest Bretagne Handball), Laura Flippes (Paris 92), Méline Nocandy (Metz HB)
Line Player: Beatrice Edwige (Györi ETO KC), Pauletta Foppa (Brest Bretagne Handball)
Reserve: Catherine Gabriel (Paris 92), Oceane Sercien-Ugolin (RK Krim)
8:22 PM2 years ago

Medal table

France: 8th place, with 20 medals (four gold, 10 silver and six bronze)
Brazil: 21st place, with nine medals (one gold, three silver, and five bronze) 
8:17 PM2 years ago

Final round

The top four from each group advance to the quarterfinals, which take place on August 3rd and 4th. The semifinal on the 6th and the losers play the next day for the bronze medal. The champion comes out on Sunday 8th, the last day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
8:12 PM2 years ago

France's Campaign

The story in Tokyo 2020 started with a narrow victory over Hungary (30-29), then lost to Spain (28-25), drew with Sweden 28-28, and lost to the Russian Olympic Committee 27-28. 
8:07 PM2 years ago

How Brazil arrives

The lionesses started with a draw against the russians (24-24), beat Hungary (33-27) and suffered two consecutive losses, to Spain (27-23) and Sweden (34-31)
8:02 PM2 years ago

Group B Standings

  1. Sweden - 7
  2. Russian Olympic Committee - 5
  3. Spain - 4 
  4. Brazil - 3
  5. France - 3
  6. Hungary - 2
7:57 PM2 years ago

Schedule yourself

8 pm ET - South Korea vs. Angola
10 pm ET- France vs. Brazil
1:15 pm ET - Spain vs. Russian Olympic Committee
3:15 am ET - Hungary vs. Sweden
6:30 pm ET - Netherlands vs. Montenegro
8:30 am - Norway vs. apan
7:52 PM2 years ago

Yoyogi National Stadium

The arena that hosted swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Games is this time the home of badminton, handball and wheelchair rugby. The venue is in Shibuya-ku, in the Tokyo area, and the match between France and Brazil takes place at 11 pm (Brasília).
7:47 PM2 years ago

Welcome to’s LIVE coverage of the 2020 Olympic Games Women's Handball: France vs Brazil

My name is Adrian Hernandez and I will be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.