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They were 70 minutes away from clinching a spot in the London Olympic Games and they did it. With one match still to be played in the pre-Olympic qualifiers in Alicante, the Spanish national team led by Valero Rivera secured a berth in the Olympics. The Spanish national team won their first two matches in the group stage against Serbia and Algeria.

The FC Barcelona players Mikel Aguirrezabalaga, Viran Morros, Víctor Tomás, Albert Rocas, Cristian Uglade, Sarmiento and Entrerríos are all part of Valero’s Olympic handball team.

Insignificant match against Poland

This Sunday’s match against the Polish national side will conclude Spain’s pre-Olympic qualification run. The Northern Europeans are one victory away from securing their spot in the London Games.

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