MINSK, 7 May (BelTA) - The Men's EHF EURO 2022 draw took place in Budapest on 6 May, BelTA has learned.
Belarus will face Austria, Germany and Poland in Group D.
The other preliminary groups look as follows:
Group A – Slovenia, Denmark, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro;
Group B – Hungary, Iceland, Portugal, the Netherlands;
Group C – France, Serbia, Croatia, Ukraine;
Group E – Spain, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic;
Group F – Norway, Lithuania, Slovakia, Russia.
From the preliminary round groups, the top two squads in each will progress to the main round. They will be divided into two groups with six teams in each. Two best squads from each group will continue their run in the semifinals.
The final tournament will take place at the arenas of Hungary's Budapest, Debrecen and Szeged and Slovakia's Bratislava and Kosice.
The previous event was won by Spain who defeated Croatia 22-20 in the final. Bronze medal went to Norway who beat Slovenia 28-20. Belarus placed 10th. Belarus' best result was 8th place in 1994.