London 2012 Olympic Games – Day 12 (Handball) – 8th August 2012

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Cedric Sorhaindo (FRA) of France (centre) shoots during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Cedric Sorhaindo (FRA) of France (centre) shoots during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

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8th August 2012 – The Basketball Arena, Olympic Park, Stratford, London, Great Britain

Hungary go through to the semi finals after beating Iceland after extra time on men’s Handball quarter final day. Spain lead France for much of the match before the Olympic title holder’s experience shows to the relief of the French coach Claude Onesta and they take the tie in the last minutes. Sweden surprise Denmark going through by two goals.

RESULTS

Quarterfinals
Iceland 33 – 34 Hungary (AET)
Spain 22 – 23 France
Sweden 24 – 22 Denmark

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Aron Palmarsson (ISL) of Iceland (centre, in red) dives through the Hungarian defence to shoot during their men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Aron Palmarsson (ISL) of Iceland (centre, in red) dives through the Hungarian defence to shoot during their men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Goalkeeper Hreidar Levy Gudmundsson (ISL) of Iceland (#16, in dark blue and orange) tries to  save a shot from Gergö Ivancsik (HUN) of Hungary (second from left)  during their men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Goalkeeper Hreidar Levy Gudmundsson (ISL) of Iceland (#16, in dark blue and orange) tries to save a shot from Gergö Ivancsik (HUN) of Hungary (second from left) during their men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Aron Palmarsson (ISL) of Iceland (left) finds his path to goal blocked by Gergely Harsanyi (HUN) of Hungary (second from left) during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Aron Palmarsson (ISL) of Iceland (left) finds his path to goal blocked by Gergely Harsanyi (HUN) of Hungary (second from left) during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Gabor Csaszar (HUN) of Hungary (left) looks for a way through the Iceland defence during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Gabor Csaszar (HUN) of Hungary (left) looks for a way through the Iceland defence during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nandor Fazekas (HUN) of Hungary talks with his team mates after Iceland score during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nandor Fazekas (HUN) of Hungary talks with his team mates after Iceland score during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Gergö Ivancsik (HUN) of Hungary (left in white) celebrates winning the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Iceland at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain with team mate, goalkeeper Nandor Fazekas (HUN) .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Gergö Ivancsik (HUN) of Hungary (left in white) celebrates winning the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Iceland at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain with team mate, goalkeeper Nandor Fazekas (HUN) .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France (centre) shoots during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France (centre) shoots during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France (centre) looks for a way through the Spanish defence during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France (centre) looks for a way through the Spanish defence during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France holds his head after injuring it in a challenge during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France holds his head after injuring it in a challenge during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France recovers on the bench after needing treatment for a head injury during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France recovers on the bench after needing treatment for a head injury during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France offers advice to team mates during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Nikola Karabatic (FRA) of France offers advice to team mates during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, gives a team talk during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, gives a team talk during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (right), the head coach of France, struggles to watch his team during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (centre), the head coach of France, gives a team talk during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Claude Onesta (FRA) (centre), the head coach of France, gives a team talk during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Spain at the Basketball Arena in Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain (PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Jorge Maqueda Pena (ESP) of Spain (left) dives past Nikola Karabatic (FRA) (centre) and William Accambray (FRA) of France (right) to shoot during their men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Jorge Maqueda Pena (ESP) of Spain (left) dives past Nikola Karabatic (FRA) (centre) and William Accambray (FRA) of France (right) to shoot during their men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Valero Rivera Lopez (ESP), the head coach of Spain, watches play during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against France at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Valero Rivera Lopez (ESP), the head coach of Spain, watches play during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against France at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Victor Tomas-Gonzalez of Spain lays on the ground with his shirt over his head as French players celebrate their last minute victory in the London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final between the two teams at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Victor Tomas-Gonzalez of Spain lays on the ground with his shirt over his head as French players celebrate their last minute victory in the London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final between the two teams at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Kim Andersson (SWE) of Sweden (centre) celebrates a goal during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Denmark at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Kim Andersson (SWE) of Sweden (centre) celebrates a goal during the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Denmark at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Niclas Ekberg (SWE) of Sweden celebrates winning the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Denmark at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Niclas Ekberg (SWE) of Sweden celebrates winning the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match against Denmark at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Jonas Kallman (SWE) of Sweden (bottom) celebrates beating Denmark in the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW) (NIGEL FARROW/(C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)

08 AUG 2012 - LONDON, GBR - Jonas Kallman (SWE) of Sweden (bottom) celebrates beating Denmark in the men's London 2012 Olympic Games quarter final match at the Basketball Arena in the Olympic Park, in Stratford, London, Great Britain .(PHOTO (C) 2012 NIGEL FARROW)




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