In the World Men's Handball Championship in Egypt, the final round of the main round, which is the second league, was held, and Japan beat Bahrain to finish the tournament in 19th place.
The Japan national handball team, who will participate in the Tokyo Olympics for the first time in eight tournaments in the host country frame, won one victory in the qualifying round of the world championship and advanced to the main round, which is the second league in 12 tournaments, for the first time in 24 years.
On the 25th, Japan played against Bahrain, who was 20th in the previous tournament, in the final round.
In the first half, Japan showed a solid defense and returned with a 7-point difference of 19 to 12 due to a good save by goalkeeper Yuta Iwashita.
In the second half, he was caught up by Bahrain, but left-back player Yoshino Ki pulled the team by scoring 9 points in the first and second half, and won 29 to 25.
As a result, Japan finished the tournament in 19th place overall with 1 win, 3 losses and 1 draw, including the results carried over from the qualifying round in the main round.