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Statement from USA Team Handball on WNT match vs Uruguay

by USA Team Handball

Due to unplayable and unsafe conditions, the decision was made by the Women’s National Team athletes and staff to stop today’s match versus Uruguay to avoid serious injury.

“I am disappointed that we, the athletes, were forced to choose between our personal safety and competing for a spot at the Pan American Games.” – Julia Taylor, Women’s National Team Captain

“Athlete safety is paramount and our number one priority. The team felt that the conditions were unplayable and a threat to their physical well-being. I fully support the athletes in their decision to not compete under those circumstances.” – Martin Branick, CEO, USA Team Handball

More information will be shared once available.