1979 Women's Junior World Handball Championship

The 1979 Women's Junior World Handball Championship was the 2nd edition of the tournament and took place in Yugoslavia from 13 to 23 October.

1979 Junior World Championship
Tournament details
Host country Yugoslavia
DatesOctober 13–23
Teams13 (from 3 confederations)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (1st title)
Runner-up East Germany
Third place Yugoslavia
Fourth place Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches46
Goals scored1,365 (30 per match)
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The title was won by the Soviet Union who finished on top after winning four of their five games with East Germany finishing in second place.[1]

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Soviet Union 3 3 0 0 62 34 +28 6
  Hungary 3 2 0 1 50 42 +8 4
  West Germany 3 1 0 2 35 46 −11 2
  Japan 3 0 0 3 34 59 −25 0
1979 Hungary   20–13   Japan Yugoslavia

1979 Soviet Union   19–10   West Germany Yugoslavia

1979 Soviet Union   25–13   Japan Yugoslavia

1979 Hungary   19–11   West Germany Yugoslavia

1979 West Germany   14–8   Japan Yugoslavia

1979 Soviet Union   18–11   Hungary Yugoslavia

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 4 4 0 0 102 35 +67 8
  France 4 3 0 1 55 54 +1 6
  Norway 4 2 0 2 61 42 +19 4
  Austria 4 1 0 3 31 56 −25 2
  Italy 4 0 0 4 34 96 −62 0
1979 Yugoslavia   18–5   Austria Yugoslavia

1979 Yugoslavia   41–7   Italy Yugoslavia

1979 France   13–9   Austria Yugoslavia

1979 Norway   20–7   Italy Yugoslavia

1979 France   21–12   Italy Yugoslavia

1979 France   12–10   Norway Yugoslavia

1979 Norway   17–3   Austria Yugoslavia

1979 Austria   14–8   Italy Yugoslavia

1979 Yugoslavia   23–9   France Yugoslavia

1979 Yugoslavia   20–14   Norway Yugoslavia

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  East Germany 3 3 0 0 68 29 +39 6
  Denmark 3 2 0 1 60 34 +26 4
  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 46 44 +2 2
  United States 3 0 0 3 23 90 −67 0
1979 Netherlands   26–6   United States Yugoslavia

1979 East Germany   18–8   Denmark Yugoslavia

1979 Denmark   18–9   Netherlands Yugoslavia

1979 East Germany   30–10   United States Yugoslavia

1979 East Germany   20–11   Netherlands Yugoslavia

1979 Denmark   34–7   United States Yugoslavia

Final roundEdit

Group 7-12Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Netherlands 5 4 0 1 73 48 +25 8
  Norway 5 4 0 1 83 53 +30 8
  West Germany 5 3 0 2 72 42 +30 6
  Japan 5 3 0 2 96 77 +19 6
  Austria 5 1 0 4 36 76 −40 2
  United States 5 0 0 5 55 119 −64 0
1979 Japan   21–15   Netherlands Yugoslavia

1979 West Germany   19–4   Austria Yugoslavia

1979 Norway   24–14   United States Yugoslavia

1979 Netherlands   11–6   Norway Yugoslavia

1979 Japan   17–9   Austria Yugoslavia

1979 West Germany   23–7   United States Yugoslavia

1979 Norway   11–6   West Germany Yugoslavia

1979 Japan   31–14   United States Yugoslavia

1979 Netherlands   9–5   Austria Yugoslavia

1979 Netherlands   12–10   West Germany Yugoslavia

1979 Austria   15–14   United States Yugoslavia

1979 Norway   25–19   Japan Yugoslavia

Group 1-6Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Soviet Union 5 4 0 1 91 61 +30 8
  East Germany 5 3 1 1 87 59 +28 7
  Yugoslavia 5 3 1 1 84 65 +19 7
  Hungary 5 3 0 2 78 71 +7 6
  Denmark 5 1 0 4 65 81 −16 2
  France 5 0 0 5 45 113 −68 0
1979 Soviet Union   24–9   France Yugoslavia

1979 Hungary   17–13   East Germany Yugoslavia

1979 Yugoslavia   17–12   Denmark Yugoslavia

1979 Hungary   20–8   France Yugoslavia

1979 Soviet Union   19–12   Denmark Yugoslavia

1979 East Germany   13–13   Yugoslavia Yugoslavia

1979 Hungary   17–16   Denmark Yugoslavia

1979 Denmark   29–9   France Yugoslavia

1979 Soviet Union   18–15   Yugoslavia Yugoslavia

1979 Netherlands   17–10   France Yugoslavia

1979 East Germany   14–12   Soviet Union Yugoslavia

1979 Yugoslavia   16–13   Hungary Yugoslavia

RankingEdit

The final rankings from the 1979 edition:[2]

Rank Team
    Soviet Union
    East Germany
    Yugoslavia
4   Hungary
5   Denmark
6   France
7   Netherlands
8   Norway
9   West Germany
10   Japan
11   Austria
12   United States
13   Italy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Junior Women Handball World Championships Archive". todor66.com. Retrieved 2019-05-09.
  2. ^ "WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS / JUNIOR" (PDF). ihf.info. Retrieved 2018-05-04.

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