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NEWS: Seven of eight quarter-finalists already knows in the men's event, while competitions remains fierce among the women's teams

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Men's and Women's 18 Beach EURO throws off in Ulcinj

The first day at the Men's and Women's 18 Beach EURO in Ulcinj, Montenegro, jam-packed with matches across four courts, has already separated the wheat from the chaff in the men's competition.

With Spain, winners of the under-17 Beach EURO last year in Zagreb, and Poland from group A, Hungary and Portugal from group B, Germany and Italy from group C and Russia from group D, seven out of eight participants for Saturday's quarter-finals are already known.

All seven teams kept a clear record and won all the matches they played on Friday. The last quarter-finalist will be decided among Slovakia, Croatia, Greece and Turkey in group D.

The men's quarter-finals will be played at 15:45 and 16:45 local time on Saturday. The remaining group matches are played in the morning.

Schedule and results of the men's competition

All matches are streamed live on ehfTV

Follow the results with the EHF's beach live ticker

In the women's event, only Germany and Russia from group C can already plan for the quarter-finals after both teams won their respective two matches against Greece and Poland.

Netherlands, winners of the Women's 17 Beach EURO 2017, in group A, Portugal in group C and Spain in group D have also won all their matches so far, but cannot rest on their laurels and have to give it all they have on Saturday morning in the final group matches.

Following the remaining group matches, the women's quarter-finals are played at 13:45 and 14:45 local time on Saturday.

Schedule and results of the women's competition

Photo: Marcio Menino

TEXT: EHF / ts