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Győri Audi KC Wins Third Champions League Title in a Row

Fanni Kaszás 2019.05.13.

Győri Audi ETO KC secured its third consecutive Women’s EHF Champions League title with a 25-24 win against Rostov-Don in the final yesterday in Papp László Arena, Budapest.

photo: Tamás Kovács/MTI

With this victory, Győr collected its fifth Champions League trophy in the last seven years and surpassed Hypo Niederösterreich as the most successful team in EHF Champions League history.

photo: Balázs Czagány/MTI

Less than a minute before the end of the match, Rostov regained possession and had a chance to equalize. However, Győr’s Norwegian goalkeeper, Kari Grimsbø, prevented extra time with a last-second save and the match ended with a one-goal win over Rostov. Grimsbø was selected MVP of the Championship.

Norwegian club Vipers Kristiansand finished third, while French Metz came in fourth.

featured image: EHF / Hocevar / Kovacs / Lämmerhirt