1991 Asian Men's Handball Championship

The 1991 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the sixth Asian Championship, which was taking place from 22 August to 1 September 1991 in Hiroshima, Japan.

1991 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates22 August – 1 September
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (4th title)
Runner-up Japan
Third place China
Fourth place Qatar
Tournament statistics
Matches34
Goals scored1,679 (49 per match)
Next

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan (H) 2 2 0 0 50 33 +17 4
  Qatar 2 1 0 1 40 38 +2 2
  North Korea 2 0 0 2 33 52 −19 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
Japan   23–15   Qatar Hiroshima

24 August 1991 North Korea   18–27   Japan Hiroshima

Qatar   25–15   North Korea Hiroshima

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Kuwait 2 2 0 0 53 37 +16 4
  United Arab Emirates 2 1 0 1 49 49 0 2
  Syria 2 0 0 2 44 60 −16 0
Kuwait   29–19   Syria Hiroshima

24 August 1991 United Arab Emirates   18–24   Kuwait Hiroshima

Syria   25–31   United Arab Emirates Hiroshima

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 2 2 0 0 77 40 +37 4
  Bahrain 2 0 1 1 49 65 −16 1
  Iran 2 0 1 1 53 74 −21 1
South Korea   34–18   Bahrain Hiroshima

24 August 1991 Iran   22–43   South Korea Hiroshima

Bahrain   31–31   Iran Hiroshima

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China 2 2 0 0 57 24 +33 4
  Chinese Taipei 2 0 1 1 37 50 −13 1
  Saudi Arabia 2 0 1 1 29 49 −20 1
China   29–16   Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

24 August 1991 Chinese Taipei   21–21   Saudi Arabia Hiroshima

Saudi Arabia   8–28   China Hiroshima

Placement 9th–12thEdit

 
Semifinals9th/10th
 
      
 
 
 
 
  North Korea33
 
 
 
  Iran31
 
  North Korea37
 
 
 
  Saudi Arabia36
 
  Syria22
 
 
  Saudi Arabia26
 
11th/12th
 
 
 
 
 
  Iran26
 
 
  Syria25
27 August 1991 North Korea   33–31   Iran Hiroshima

27 August 1991 Syria   22–26   Saudi Arabia Hiroshima

11th/12thEdit

Iran   26–25   Syria Hiroshima

9th/10thEdit

North Korea   37–36   Saudi Arabia Hiroshima

Main roundEdit

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Japan (H) 3 3 0 0 74 56 +18 6
  Qatar 3 2 0 1 60 58 +2 4
  Bahrain 3 1 0 2 63 68 −5 2
  Kuwait 3 0 0 3 52 67 −15 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
27 August 1991 Japan   24–16   Qatar Hiroshima
27 August 1991 Bahrain   21–20   Kuwait Hiroshima

Japan   25–21   Bahrain Hiroshima
Qatar   21–13   Kuwait Hiroshima

Bahrain   21–23   Qatar Hiroshima
Kuwait   19–25   Japan Hiroshima

Group FEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 3 3 0 0 120 55 +65 6
  China 3 2 0 1 89 72 +17 4
  United Arab Emirates 3 0 1 2 61 92 −31 1
  Chinese Taipei 3 0 1 2 64 115 −51 1
27 August 1991 China   26–18   United Arab Emirates Hiroshima
27 August 1991 Chinese Taipei   17–47   South Korea Hiroshima

South Korea   35–23   China Hiroshima
United Arab Emirates   28–28   Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

South Korea   38–15   United Arab Emirates Hiroshima
China   40–19   Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

Placement 5th–8thEdit

7th/8thEdit

Kuwait   24–28   Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

5th/6thEdit

Bahrain   24–22   United Arab Emirates Hiroshima

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Japan26
 
 
 
  China18
 
  Japan23
 
 
 
  South Korea27
 
  South Korea32
 
 
  Qatar19
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
 
 
 
  China29
 
 
  Qatar17

SemifinalsEdit

Japan   26–18   China Hiroshima

South Korea   32–19   Qatar Hiroshima

Bronze medal matchEdit

1 September 1991 China   29–17   Qatar Hiroshima

Gold medal matchEdit

1 September 1991 Japan   23–27   South Korea Hiroshima

Final standingEdit

Rank Team
    South Korea
    Japan
    China
4   Qatar
5   Bahrain
6   United Arab Emirates
7   Chinese Taipei
8   Kuwait
9   North Korea
10   Saudi Arabia
11   Iran
12   Syria
Team qualified for the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1993 World Championship

ReferencesEdit