In the EHF European U17 Beach Handball Championship, the Netherlands for girls and Hungary for boys reached the happy ending.
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerHosting many national and international sports organizations in line with the youth-oriented city vision of İzmir, İzmir has left another European championship behind.
In the EHF European U17 Beach Handball Championship held in İnciraltı Sports Facilities, which İzmir Metropolitan Municipality serves as the center for beach sports, the Netherlands in girls and Hungary in boys became the champion.
Izmir is moving step by step towards the youth capital
2026 European Youth Capital candidate İzmir, BVA Beach Volleyball Balkan Championship, U18, U20 and U22 European Beach Volleyball Championship, CEV Continental Cup and Tokyo 2020 European Continental Qualification second round, and after the FIVB U19 World Beach Volleyball Championship, 15 countries and 500 athletes participated. It also successfully hosted the EHF European U17 Beach Handball Championship.
A record level of participation was achieved in the Universities Beach Volleyball Turkey Championship held at İnciraltı Sports Facilities on 21-24 June.
It was exciting
In the EHF European U17 Beach Handball Championship, which continued for four days in İnciraltı, the Netherlands defeated Hungary 2-1 in the girls' final match and became the European champion. Sweden took third place, beating Spain 2-0.
In the men's final match, Hungary defeated Spain 2-0 to reach the cup. Sweden won third place, beating Germany 2-0.
EHF Beach Handball Board Member Gabriella Horváth, Turkish Handball Federation President Uğur Kılıç, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Services Department Head Hakan Orhunbilge, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Club President Ersan Odaman, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Club Organizations Coordinator Barış Lale, EHF delegations and Turkish Handball Federation executives.