1990 World Women's Handball Championship

The 1990 World Women's Handball Championship took place in South Korea between 24 November-4 December 1990. It was the first World Championship not played in a European country. The championship was held after the German reunification, although East and West Germany participated separately.[1]

1990 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Teams16
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (3rd title)
Runner-up Yugoslavia
Third place East Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches54
Goals scored2357 (43.65 per match)
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QualificationEdit

Host nation
Qualified from the 1988 Summer Olympics
Qualified from the 1989 World Championship B
Qualified from the 1989 Asian Women's Handball Championship
Qualified from the 1989 Pan American Women's Handball Championship
Qualified from the 1989 African Women's Handball Championship

Main roundEdit

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

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Yugoslavia 5 4 0 1 124 102 +22 8
  West Germany 5 3 0 2 109 100 +9 6
  Austria 5 3 0 2 101 111 −10 6
  China 5 3 0 2 108 119 −11 6
  Poland 5 2 0 3 117 103 +14 4
  South Korea 5 0 0 5 101 135 −34 0

ResultsEdit

Yugoslavia   19 : 18 +   Poland
Austria   19 : 18 +   South Korea
West Germany   21 : 18 +   Poland
China   28 : 22 +   South Korea
Yugoslavia   21 : 18 +   West Germany
China   22 : 21 +   Austria
Yugoslavia   28 : 24   South Korea
Austria   24 : 20   West Germany
Poland   31 : 17   China
Poland   29 : 14   South Korea
West Germany   19 : 14   China
Yugoslavia   30 : 15   Austria
Austria   22 : 21   Poland
West Germany   31 : 23   South Korea
China   27 : 26   Yugoslavia

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 126 106 +20 10
  East Germany 5 3 1 1 111 90 +21 7
  Norway 5 3 0 2 89 90 −1 6
  Romania 5 1 1 3 90 100 −10 3
  Denmark 5 1 0 4 97 103 −6 2
  Bulgaria 5 1 0 4 99 123 −24 2

ResultsEdit

East Germany   23 : 19 +   Denmark
Norway   22 : 18 +   Bulgaria
Soviet Union   21 : 17 +   Denmark
Romania   18 : 17 +   Bulgaria
Soviet Union   21 : 20 +   East Germany
Norway   13 : 12 +   Romania
Soviet Union   33 : 23   Bulgaria
East Germany   15 : 15   Romania
Norway   20 : 16   Denmark
Bulgaria   20 : 19   Denmark
East Germany   22 : 14   Norway
Soviet Union   29 : 26   Romania
East Germany   31 : 21   Bulgaria
Denmark   26 : 19   Romania
Soviet Union   22 : 20   Norway

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

FinalsEdit

3/4 East Germany   25 : 19   West Germany
1/2 Soviet Union   24 : 22   Yugoslavia

Final standingsEdit

# Team
  Soviet Union
  Yugoslavia
  East Germany
4.
  West Germany
5.
  Austria
6.
  Norway
7.
  Romania
8.
  China
9.
  Poland
10.
  Denmark
11.
  South Korea
12.
  Bulgaria
13.
  Sweden
14.
  France
15.
  Canada
16.
  Angola

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women Handball World Championship 1990". Todor 66.

Source: International Handball Federation

External linksEdit