1975 World Women's Handball Championship

The 1975 World Women's Handball Championship took place in the Soviet Union between 2-13 December 1975. It was the sixth edition of the World Women's Handball Championship and the first to be held in the Soviet Union.

1975 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Soviet Union
Teams12 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions East Germany (2nd title)
Runner-up Soviet Union
Third place Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches36
Goals scored985 (27.36 per match)
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East Germany won their second title after they finished top of the final group ahead of the Soviet Union and Hungary.[1] [2]

QualificationEdit

Host nation
Defending champions
Qualified from the 1974 African Championship
Qualified from Asia
Qualified from the Americas
Qualified from European play-offs

Preliminary RoundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Romania 3 3 0 0 57 34 +23 6
  Czechoslovakia 3 2 0 1 48 45 +3 4
  Norway 3 1 0 2 38 42 −4 2
  Japan 3 0 0 3 39 61 −22 0
3 December 1975 Romania   24–18   Japan Vilnius
(12–8)

3 December 1975 Czechoslovakia   21–12   Norway Vilnius

4 December 1975 Romania   13–10   Norway Vilnius
(6–3)

4 December 1975 Czechoslovakia   21–13   Japan Vilnius
(10–3)

5 December 1975 Romania   20–6   Czechoslovakia Vilnius
(9–2)

5 December 1975 Norway   16–8   Japan Vilnius
(9–5)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 3 3 0 0 68 20 +48 6
  Hungary 3 2 0 1 53 26 +27 4
  Denmark 3 1 0 2 43 41 +2 2
  Tunisia 3 0 0 3 17 94 −77 0
3 December 1975 Hungary   17–9   Denmark Rostov-on-Don
(7–6)

3 December 1975 Yugoslavia   41–3   Tunisia Rostov-on-Don
(20–2)

4 December 1975 Hungary   28–6   Tunisia Rostov-on-Don
(14–3)

4 December 1975 Yugoslavia   16–9   Denmark Rostov-on-Don

5 December 1975 Yugoslavia   11–8   Hungary Rostov-on-Don
(7–6)

5 December 1975 Denmark   25–8   Tunisia Rostov-on-Don
(13–4)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 3 2 1 0 63 24 +39 5
  Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 58 22 +36 5
  Poland 3 1 0 2 35 45 −10 2
  United States 3 0 0 3 18 83 −65 0
3 December 1975 East Germany   24–6   Poland Kyiv
(9–4)

3 December 1975 Soviet Union   33–4   United States Kyiv
(11–2)

4 December 1975 Poland   21–6   United States Kyiv

4 December 1975 East Germany   10–10   Soviet Union Kyiv

5 December 1975 East Germany   29–8   United States Kyiv
(15–3)

5 December 1975 Soviet Union   15–8   Poland Kyiv
(9–3)

Final RoundEdit

Group 10-12Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan 2 2 0 0 43 20 +23 4
  United States 2 1 0 1 24 30 −6 2
  Tunisia 2 0 0 2 23 40 −17 0
7 December 1975 Japan   17–10   United States Vilnius
(6–5)

8 December 1975 United States   14–13   Tunisia Vilnius

9 December 1975 Japan   26–10   Tunisia Vilnius
(14–3)

Group 7-9Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Poland 2 2 0 0 30 20 +10 4
  Norway 2 1 0 1 23 24 −1 2
  Denmark 2 0 0 2 19 28 −9 0
7 December 1975 Poland   14–11   Norway Vilnius
(9–5)

8 December 1975 Poland   16–9   Denmark Vilnius

9 December 1975 Norway   12–10   Denmark Vilnius
(8–4)

Final GroupEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 5 4 1 0 60 49 +11 9
  Soviet Union 5 3 1 1 70 58 +12 7
  Hungary 5 3 0 2 52 46 +6 6
  Romania 5 2 0 3 65 55 +10 4
  Yugoslavia 5 1 1 3 59 63 −4 3
  Czechoslovakia 5 0 1 4 43 78 −35 1
7 December 1975 East Germany   10–9   Hungary Kyiv
(6–6)

7 December 1975
16:15
Soviet Union   17–16   Romania Kyiv
(13–8)

7 December 1975 Yugoslavia   13–13   Czechoslovakia Kyiv
(7–4)

9 December 1975 East Germany   13–12   Yugoslavia Kyiv
(7–6)

9 December 1975 Soviet Union   16–8   Czechoslovakia Kyiv
(12–2)

9 December 1975
18:15
Hungary   11–10   Romania Kyiv
(9–6)

11 December 1975 Soviet Union   17–12   Yugoslavia Kyiv
(7–6)

11 December 1975 Hungary   12–5   Czechoslovakia Kyiv
(6–1)

11 December 1975
18:15
East Germany   10–7   Romania Kyiv
(5–4)

13 December 1975
14:30
Romania   12–11   Yugoslavia Kyiv
(6–6)

13 December 1975 East Germany   17–11   Czechoslovakia Kyiv
(7–7)

13 December 1975 Hungary   12–10   Soviet Union Kyiv
(6–5)

Final standingsEdit

# Team
    East Germany
    Soviet Union
    Hungary
4   Romania
5   Yugoslavia
6   Czechoslovakia
7   Poland
8   Norway
9   Denmark
10   Japan
11   United States
12   Tunisia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.
  2. ^ "Women Handball World Championship 1975". Todor 66.