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Denmark scores threepeat in shootout

Updated: August 29, 2004, 8:13 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Denmark won its third straight Olympic gold medal in women's team handball Sunday, beating South Korea 4-2 on penalty throws to break a tie after two overtimes.

Henriette Mikkelsen scored the decisive goal in a dramatic shootout to seal Denmark's undefeated run through the tournament.

The two nations have split the title in the last five Olympics, with Denmark winning titles in 1996 and 2000, and South Korea in 1988 and 1992.

The final was a rematch ...

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