1993 World Women's Handball Championship

The 1993 World Women's Handball Championship was the 11th World Championship in women's handball took place in Norway from 24 November to 5 December 1993 and was played between 16 nations. In the final it would be Germany would take home their first title as a unified nation as they defeated Denmark in extra-time.

1993 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Norway
Dates24 November – 5 December 1993
Teams16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s) (in Oslo, Trondheim, Stavanger, Bodø, Sandefjord, Stange host cities)
Final positions
Champions Germany (1st title)
Runner-up Denmark
Third place Norway
Tournament statistics
Matches54
Goals scored2364 (43.78 per match)
Top scorer(s) Jeong-Ho Hong (KOR) 58
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QualificationEdit

Host nation
Qualified from the 1990 World Championship
Qualified from the 1992 World Championship B
Qualified from the 1991 Pan American Women's Handball Championship
Qualified from the 1992 African Women's Handball Championship
Qualified from the 1993 Asian Women's Handball Championship

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

     Team advanced to the Knockout stage

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Norway 3 3 0 0 61 47 +14 6
  Hungary 3 1 1 1 62 56 +6 3
  Poland 3 1 1 1 61 67 −6 3
  Spain 3 0 0 3 48 62 −14 0
24 November   Poland 20–19   Spain Oslo
(9–10)

24 November   Norway 18–15   Hungary Oslo
(6–9)

26 November   Hungary 25–25   Poland
(13–12)

26 November   Spain 16–20   Norway
(6–12)

27 November   Norway 23–16   Poland
(12–8)

27 November   Hungary 22–13   Spain
(9–9)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Denmark 3 3 0 0 78 69 +9 6
  Russia 3 2 0 1 75 68 +7 4
  South Korea 3 1 0 2 76 81 −5 2
  Lithuania 3 0 0 3 66 77 −11 0
24 November   Denmark 25–23   Lithuania
(13–12)

24 November   Russia 28–25   South Korea
(14–12)

26 November   Lithuania 19–26   Russia
(11–13)

26 November   South Korea 25–29   Denmark
(13–15)

27 November   South Korea 26–24   Lithuania
(17–11)

27 November   Russia 21–24   Denmark
(10–12)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Sweden 3 2 0 1 61 53 +8 4
  Romania 3 2 0 1 67 57 +10 4
  Germany 3 2 0 1 68 47 +21 4
  Angola 3 0 0 3 43 82 −39 0
24 November   Romania 26–16   Angola
(10–6)

24 November   Germany 17–15   Sweden
(7–8)

26 November   Sweden 20–17   Romania
(11–12)

26 November   Angola 8–30   Germany
(3–17)

27 November   Germany 21–24   Romania
(9–11)

27 November   Sweden 26–19   Angola
(14–8)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Czechoslovakia[a] 3 3 0 0 65 53 +12 6
  Austria 3 2 0 1 63 48 +15 4
  United States 3 1 0 2 58 76 −18 2
  China 3 0 0 3 67 76 −9 0
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Even though Czechoslovakia had split into the Czech republic and Slovakia, the countries still competed with a unified team.
24 November   China 26–27   United States Bergen
(17–13)

24 November   Austria 13–16   Czechoslovakia Bergen
(6–7)

26 November   United States 11–27   Austria Bergen
(3–13)

26 November   Czechoslovakia 26–20   China Bergen
(13–10)

27 November   Austria 23–21   China Bergen
(14–11)

27 November   Czechoslovakia 23–20   United States Bergen
(10–9)

Main RoundEdit

     Team advanced to the final
     Team advanced to the bronze match

Group 1Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Denmark 5 4 0 1 143 122 +21 8
  Norway 5 4 0 1 104 91 +13 8
  Russia 5 2 1 2 113 109 +4 5
  Hungary 5 2 0 3 120 135 −15 4
  Poland 5 1 1 3 117 136 −19 3
  South Korea 5 1 0 4 136 140 −4 2
30 November   Norway 21–18   South Korea
(8–11)

30 November   Hungary 24–24   Russia
(12–13)

30 November   Poland 25–30   Denmark
(13–17)

1 December   Russia 19–14   Norway
(9–8)

1 December   South Korea 37–29   Poland
(18–14)

1 December   Denmark 37–23   Hungary
(21–11)

3 December   Norway 28–23   Denmark
(13–9)

3 December   Poland 22–21   Russia
(9–8)

3 December   Hungary 33–31   South Korea
(13–15)

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Germany 5 4 0 1 109 82 +27 8
  Romania 5 3 0 2 111 93 +18 6
  Sweden 5 3 0 2 95 80 +15 6
  Austria 5 3 0 2 83 78 +5 6
  Czechoslovakia 5 2 0 3 99 99 0 4
  United States 5 0 0 5 69 134 −65 0
28 November   Romania 15–16   Austria
(9–9)

28 November   Sweden 30–11   United States
(17–3)

28 November   Germany 22–21   Czechoslovakia
(13–10)

30 November   United States 12–24   Germany
(5–13)

30 November   Czechoslovakia 21–25   Romania
(11–10)

30 November   Austria 17–11   Sweden
(9–4)

1 December   Germany 25–10   Austria
(9–4)

1 December   Romania 30–15   United States
(17–5)

1 December   Sweden 19–18   Czechoslovakia
(10–8)

Classification roundEdit

Losers of preliminary round plays for places 13–16.

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Lithuania 3 3 0 0 88 59 +29 6
  China 3 2 0 1 92 84 +8 4
  Spain 3 1 0 2 64 79 −15 2
  Angola 3 0 0 3 60 82 −22 0
30 November   Spain 21–15   Angola
(8–8)

30 November   Lithuania 34–21   China
(18–9)

1 December   Angola 19–26   Lithuania
(9–12)

1 December   China 36–24   Spain
(17–11)

3 December   Spain 19–28   Lithuania
(7–14)

3 December   Angola 26–35   China
(15–17)

FinalsEdit

11th place matchEdit

5 December   United States 21–29   South Korea Oslo
(9–16)

9th place matchEdit

5 December   Poland 17–22   Czechoslovakia Oslo
(10–10)

7th place matchEdit

5 December   Austria 9–16   Hungary Oslo
(3–7)

5th place matchEdit

5 December   Russia 25–19   Sweden Oslo
(13–12)

Bronze finalEdit

5 December   Romania 19–20   Norway Oslo
(9–11)

FinalEdit

5 December   Denmark 21–22 (ET)   Germany Oslo
(8–8)

FT: 17–17 ET: 4–5

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit