1983 European Championship
The 1983 European Championship was held from July 28 through August 7, 1983 in Florence, Italy. It was used as a qualifier for the 1984 Olympics and was won by host Italy. Netherlands finished second, with Belgium taking Bronze. Spain, Sweden and France rounded out the standings.
Italy won 32-0 against France, 24-0 against Spain and 21-0 against Sweden. They even scored 26 runs in their first two against the Netherlands, usually Europe's top team.
Also see 1983 European Championship (Rosters)