1977 Men's Junior World Handball Championship

The 1977 Men's Junior World Handball Championship was the first edition of the IHF Men's Junior World Championship, held in Sweden from 11 to 19 April 1977.

1977 Men's Junior World Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
Dates11–19 April
Teams21 (from 3 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (1st title)
Runner-up Hungary
Third place Yugoslavia
Fourth place Spain
Tournament statistics
Matches58
Goals scored2355 (40.6 per match)
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Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 2 1 0 1 40 38 +2 2 1st–8th place classification
2   East Germany 2 1 0 1 38 40 −2 2 9–16th place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
11 April 1977 Soviet Union   21–15   East Germany

13 April 1977 East Germany   23–19   Soviet Union

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Denmark 2 2 0 0 43 33 +10 4 1st–8th place classification
2   Romania 2 1 0 1 44 22 +22 2 9–16th place classification
3   Morocco 2 0 0 2 24 56 −32 0 17th–21st place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
11 April 1977 Denmark   27–18   Morocco

12 April 1977 Romania   29–6   Morocco

13 April 1977 Denmark   16–15   Romania

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 59 28 +31 4 1st–8th place classification
2   Kuwait 2 0 0 2 28 59 −31 0 9–16th place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
11 April 1977 Yugoslavia   32–13   Kuwait

13 April 1977 Kuwait   15–27   Yugoslavia

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Sweden (H) 2 2 0 0 38 36 +2 4 1st–8th place classification
2    Switzerland 2 1 0 1 44 39 +5 2 9–16th place classification
3   Norway 2 0 0 2 32 39 −7 0 17th–21st place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
(H) Host
11 April 1977 Sweden   22–21    Switzerland

12 April 1977 Sweden   23–17   Norway

13 April 1977 Switzerland    16–15   Norway

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Hungary 2 2 0 0 38 30 +8 4 1st–8th place classification
2   Czechoslovakia 2 1 0 1 36 34 +2 2 9–16th place classification
3   Israel 2 0 0 2 33 43 −10 0 17th–21st place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
11 April 1977 Czechoslovakia   22–17   Israel

12 April 1977 Hungary   17–16   Israel

13 April 1977 Hungary   17–14   Czechoslovakia

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 2 2 0 0 61 14 +47 4 1st–8th place classification
2   France 2 1 0 1 49 32 +17 2 9–16th place classification
3   Madagascar 2 0 0 2 18 82 −64 0 17th–21st place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
April 1977 France   38–15   Madagascar

April 1977 Spain   44–3   Madagascar

13 April 1977 Spain   17–11   France

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   West Germany 2 2 0 0 38 22 +16 4 1st–8th place classification
2   Austria 2 0 0 2 22 38 −16 0 9–16th place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
11 April 1977 West Germany   24–9   Austria

13 April 1977 West Germany   14–13   Austria

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Poland 2 2 0 0 61 28 +33 4 1st–8th place classification
2   Netherlands 2 1 0 1 33 43 −10 2 9–16th place classification
3   Tunisia 2 0 0 2 29 52 −23 0 17th–21st place classification
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
12 April 1977 Netherlands   19–15   Tunisia

13 April 1977 Poland   33–14   Tunisia
(14–6)

14 April 1977 Poland   28–14   Netherlands

Main roundEdit

17th–21st place classificationEdit

Group VEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Norway 2 2 0 0 45 24 +21 4 17th place game
2   Morocco 2 0 0 2 24 45 −21 0 19th place game
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
April 1977 Morocco   12–22   Norway

April 1977 Norway   23–12   Morocco

Group VIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Israel 1 1 0 0 43 19 +24 2 17th place game
2   Madagascar 1 0 0 1 19 43 −24 0 19th place game
3   Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Disqualified
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
April 1977 Israel   43–19   Madagascar

9–16th place classificationEdit

Group IIIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   East Germany 3 2 1 0 94 48 +46 5 Ninth place game
2   Romania 3 2 1 0 84 53 +31 5 Eleventh place game
3    Switzerland 3 1 0 2 69 70 −1 2 13th place game
4   Kuwait 3 0 0 3 45 121 −76 0 15th place game
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
April 1977 Switzerland    40–15   Kuwait
April 1977 East Germany   21–21   Romania

April 1977 East Germany   43–14   Kuwait
April 1977 Romania   25–16    Switzerland

April 1977 East Germany   30–13    Switzerland
April 1977 Romania   38–16   Kuwait

Group IVEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Czechoslovakia 3 3 0 0 71 48 +23 6 Ninth place game
2   France 3 2 0 1 63 57 +6 4 Eleventh place game
3   Austria 3 1 0 2 43 57 −14 2 13th place game
4   Netherlands 3 0 0 3 43 58 −15 0 15th place game
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
April 1977 Austria   13–12   Netherlands
April 1977 Czechoslovakia   24–20   France

16 April 1977 Czechoslovakia   28–15   Austria
(13–8)
April 1977 France   26–18   Netherlands

April 1977 Czechoslovakia   19–13   Netherlands
April 1977 France   17–15   Austria

1st–8th place classificationEdit

Group IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 81 49 +32 6 Final
2   Yugoslavia 3 2 0 1 61 55 +6 4 Third place game
3   Sweden (H) 3 1 0 2 64 73 −9 2 Fifth place game
4   Denmark 3 0 0 3 56 85 −29 0 Seventh place game
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
(H) Host
14 April 1977 Soviet Union   34–18   Denmark
14 April 1977 Yugoslavia   23–20   Sweden

April 1977 Soviet Union   16–12   Yugoslavia
April 1977 Sweden   25–19   Denmark

April 1977 Yugoslavia   26–19   Denmark
April 1977 Soviet Union   31–19   Sweden

Group IIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Hungary 3 1 1 1 52 49 +3 3 Final
2   Spain 3 1 1 1 58 56 +2 3 Third place game
3   West Germany 3 1 1 1 50 49 +1 3 Fifth place game
4   Poland 3 1 1 1 59 65 −6 3 Seventh place game
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head points; 5) head-to-head goal difference; 6) head-to-head number of goals scored.
14 April 1977 Hungary   14–14   Spain
14 April 1977 West Germany   16–16   Poland

April 1977 West Germany   16–12   Hungary
April 1977 Poland   24–23   Spain

April 1977 Spain   21–18   West Germany
April 1977 Hungary   26–19   Poland

Placement gamesEdit

19th place gameEdit

April 1977 Morocco   38–23   Madagascar

17th place gameEdit

April 1977 Israel   20–18   Norway

15th place gameEdit

April 1977 Netherlands   23–17   Kuwait

13th place gameEdit

April 1977 Switzerland    23–15   Austria

Eleventh place gameEdit

April 1977 Romania   28–20   France

Ninth place gameEdit

April 1977 East Germany   23–21   Czechoslovakia

Seventh place gameEdit

April 1977 Poland   18–17 (ET)   Denmark

Fifth place gameEdit

April 1977 West Germany   21–19   Sweden

Third place gameEdit

April 1977 Yugoslavia   24–21   Spain

FinalEdit

April 1977 Soviet Union   24–10   Hungary

Final rankingEdit

Rank Team
    Soviet Union
    Hungary
    Yugoslavia
4   Spain
5   West Germany
6   Sweden
7   Poland
8   Denmark
9   East Germany
10   Czechoslovakia
11   Romania
12   France
13    Switzerland
14   Austria
15   Netherlands
16   Kuwait
17   Israel
18   Norway
19   Morocco
20   Madagascar
DQ   Tunisia

External linksEdit