It was a spectacular way to start out the 26th IHF world-championship 20-19 at Herning. Denmark smashed Chile 39:16 (22:4) with the most powerful defensive operation from the first half that hasbeen ever seen by team of Nikolaj Jakobsen.

Casper Mortensen was leading scorer from the winning team with 8 goals, while Mikkel Hansen added seven.

Chile-Denmark 16-39 (4-22)

Chile: Rodrigo Salinas 4, Elias Oyarzun 3, ER-Win Feuchtmann 2, Javier Frelijj 2, Sebastian Ceballos 1, Emil Feuchtmann 2, Esteban Salinas 1, Daniel Ayala 1.

Denmark: Casper Mortensen 8, Mikkel Hansen 7, Lasse Svan 4, Rasmus Lauge 4, Nikolaj Markussen 3, Hans Lindberg 3, 5 Simon Hald 3, 5 Morten Olsen 2, Magnus Landin 1, Anders Zachariassen 1, Rene Toft 1, Henrik Mollgaard 1, Nikolaj Oris 1.

Mandatory Credit &duplicate; HRS / Sasa Pahic Szabo