1971 World Women's Handball Championship

The 1971 World Women's Handball Championship took place in the Netherlands between 11-19 December 1971. After the 1968 edition was cancelled because of the intervention of Czechoslovakia from the Soviet Union, the 1971 edition would see East Germany take the title as they defeated Yugoslavia 11-8 in the final.[1] [2]

1971 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Netherlands
Final positions
Champions East Germany (1st title)
Runner-up Yugoslavia
Third place Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches21
Goals scored413 (19.67 per match)
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Premlinary RoundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Denmark 2 2 0 0 23 18 +5 4
  West Germany 2 1 0 1 21 19 +2 2
  Japan 2 0 0 2 14 21 −7 0
1971 West Germany   10–7   Japan Netherlands

1971 Denmark   11–7   Japan Netherlands

1971 Denmark   12–11   West Germany Netherlands

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 2 1 1 0 26 19 +7 3
  Romania 2 1 1 0 20 18 +2 3
  Norway 2 0 0 2 13 22 −9 0
1971 Yugoslavia   14–7   Norway Netherlands

1971 Romania   8–6   Norway Netherlands

1971 Yugoslavia   12–12   Romania Netherlands

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 2 2 0 0 24 16 +8 4
  Hungary 2 1 0 1 20 12 +8 2
  Netherlands 2 0 0 2 11 27 −16 0
1971 Hungary   12–3   Netherlands Netherlands

1971 East Germany   15–8   Netherlands Netherlands

1971 East Germany   9–8   Hungary Netherlands

Main roundEdit

     Team will compete for Places 1-2
     Team will compete for Places 3-4

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 2 2 0 0 24 17 +7 4
  Romania 2 0 1 1 20 21 −1 1
  Denmark 2 0 1 1 16 22 −6 1
1971 Romania   10–9   Denmark Netherlands

1971 East Germany   12–10   Romania Netherlands

1971 East Germany   12–7   Denmark Netherlands

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 23 14 +9 4
  Hungary 2 1 0 1 18 22 −4 2
  West Germany 2 0 0 2 18 23 −5 0
1971 Yugoslavia   11–8   West Germany Netherlands

1971 Hungary   12–10   West Germany Netherlands

1971 Yugoslavia   12–6   Hungary Netherlands

Ranking RoundEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Norway 2 2 0 0 21 18 +3 4
  Netherlands 2 0 1 1 19 20 −1 1
  Japan 2 0 1 1 23 25 −2 1
1971 Japan   12–12   Netherlands Netherlands

1971 Norway   8–7   Netherlands Netherlands

1971 Norway   13–11   Japan Netherlands

Placement RoundEdit

Fifth Place PlayoffEdit

1971 West Germany   13–9   Denmark Netherlands

Third Place PlayoffEdit

1971 Hungary   12–11   Romania Netherlands

FinalEdit

1971 East Germany   11–8   Yugoslavia Netherlands

Final standingsEdit

# Team
    East Germany
    Yugoslavia
    Hungary
4   Romania
5   West Germany
6   Denmark
7   Norway
8   Netherlands
9   Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women Handball World Championship 1971". Todor 66.
  2. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.