1995 World Women's Handball Championship

The 1995 World Women's Handball Championship took place in Austria and Hungary 5–17 December 1995. It was the only to have 20 teams and the first to have multiple hosts. South Korea won its first title in Vienna.

1995 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host countries Austria
 Hungary
Dates5–17 December 1995
Teams20 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (1st title)
Runner-up Hungary
Third place Denmark
Tournament statistics
Matches72
Goals scored3,299 (46 per match)
Top scorer(s)Ukraine Natalja Derepasko (61 goals)
Next

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Austria 4 4 0 0 109 74 +35 8 Round of 16
2   Norway 4 3 0 1 107 64 +43 6
3   Sweden 4 2 0 2 90 79 +11 4
4   Japan 4 0 1 3 66 103 −37 1 Cross matches
5   Ivory Coast 4 0 1 3 53 105 −52 1
5 December 1995
18:00
Norway   26–18   Japan Krems
(12–8)

5 December 1995
19:30
Austria   29–13   Ivory Coast Wiener Neustadt
(10–8)

6 December 1995
18:00
Sweden   27–14   Japan Sankt Pölten
(13–5)

6 December 1995
20:00
Norway   32–7   Ivory Coast Sankt Pölten
(13–4)

7 December 1995
19:30
Austria   24–22   Sweden Wiener Neustadt
(13–9)

8 December 1995
17:30
Japan   18–18   Ivory Coast Wiener Neustadt
(11–8)

8 December 1995
19:30
Austria   24–23   Norway Wiener Neustadt
(11–13)

9 December 1995
20:00
Norway   26–15   Sweden Krems
(15–7)

10 December 1995
13:00
Sweden   26–15   Ivory Coast Wiener Neustadt
(13–6)

10 December 1995
15:00
Austria   32–16   Japan Wiener Neustadt
(17–4)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Romania 4 4 0 0 124 81 +43 8 Round of 16
2   Denmark 4 3 0 1 116 78 +38 6
3   Slovakia 4 1 1 2 92 95 −3 3
4   Czech Republic 4 1 1 2 83 86 −3 3 Cross matches
5   Canada 4 0 0 4 61 136 −75 0
5 December 1995
16:30
Romania   27–22   Slovakia Wiener Neustadt
(16–8)

5 December 1995
20:00
Denmark   37–18   Canada Krems
(19–7)

6 December 1995
18:00
Czech Republic   27–11   Canada Stockerau
(15–3)

6 December 1995
20:00
Denmark   26–17   Slovakia Stockerau
(11–6)

7 December 1995
17:30
Romania   25–18   Czech Republic Wiener Neustadt
(12–11)

8 December 1995
19:00
Romania   29–27   Denmark Sankt Pölten
(16–14)

8 December 1995
17:00
Slovakia   29–18   Canada Sankt Pölten
(14–12)

9 December 1995
18:00
Romania   26–14   Slovakia Krems
(11–5)

10 December 1995
18:00
Romania   43–14   Canada Stockerau
(18–8)

10 December 1995
20:00
Slovakia   24–24   Czech Republic Stockerau
(11–11)

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   South Korea 4 4 0 0 114 78 +36 8 Round of 16
2   Russia 4 2 1 1 95 74 +21 5
3   Germany 4 2 1 1 97 84 +13 5
4   China 4 1 0 3 90 112 −22 2 Cross matches
5   Angola 4 0 0 4 76 124 −48 0
5 December 1995
17:30
Germany   30–19   Angola Győr
(17–10)

5 December 1995
19:30
South Korea   24–20   Russia Győr
(12–13)

6 December 1995
17:00
Germany   29–23   China Győr
(14–12)

6 December 1995
15:00
Russia   26–17   Angola Győr
(17–6)

7 December 1995
17:00
South Korea   32–18   China Győr
(13–7)

8 December 1995
15:00
South Korea   34–20   Angola Győr
(19–7)

8 December 1995
17:00
Russia   18–18   Germany Győr
(10–6)

9 December 1995
17:00
China   34–20   Angola Győr
(15–9)

10 December 1995
16:00
Russia   31–15   China Győr
(18–7)

10 December 1995
18:00
South Korea   24–20   Germany Győr
(11–9)

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Hungary 4 4 0 0 110 69 +41 8 Round of 16
2   Croatia 4 3 0 1 78 61 +17 6
3   Ukraine 4 2 0 2 93 80 +13 4
4   United States 4 1 0 3 72 97 −25 2
5   Brazil 4 0 0 4 63 109 −46 0
5 December 1995
16:30
Croatia   21–15   United States Budapest
(10–3)

5 December 1995
19:30
Hungary   30–23   Ukraine Budapest
(12–11)

6 December 1995
17:00
Croatia   17–16   Ukraine Budapest
(8–8)

7 December 1995
17:00
United States   24–19   Brazil Budapest
(13–7)

8 December 1995
17:00
Ukraine   27–16   United States Budapest
(13–6)

8 December 1995
19:00
Hungary   17–15   Croatia Budapest
(11–5)

9 December 1995
17:00
Ukraine   27–17   Brazil Budapest
(12–9)

10 December 1995
17:00
Croatia   25–13   Brazil Budapest
(14–5)

10 December 1995
19:00
Hungary   30–17   United States Budapest
(12–7)

Cross matchesEdit

The 4th and 5th place from A met 5th and 4th from B and the same for group C and D. The winner of each match got a place in the round of 16.

Date ?? December
Time ??
Japan   31–22   Canada Place ??
(15–9)
Date ?? December
Time ??
Czech Republic   24–14   Ivory Coast Place ??
(11–9)
Date ?? December
Time ??
China   30–16   Brazil Place ??
(14–7)
Date ?? December
Time ??
United States   23–24   Angola Place ??
(8–12)

Knockout stageEdit

 
Round of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
              
 
12 December
 
 
  Austria21
 
14 December
 
  Czech Republic16
 
  Austria23
 
12 December
 
  Denmark24
 
  Sweden20
 
15 December
 
  Denmark25
 
  Denmark31
 
12 December
 
  South Korea33
 
  South Korea27
 
14 December
 
  Angola14
 
  South Korea20
 
12 December
 
  Germany15
 
  Germany28
 
17 December
 
  Croatia24
 
  South Korea25
 
12 December
 
  Hungary20
 
  Slovakia21
 
14 December
 
  Norway32
 
  Norway21
 
12 December
 
  Romania19
 
  Romania33
 
15 December
 
  Japan17
 
  Hungary22
 
12 December
 
  Norway21 Third place
 
  Ukraine20
 
14 December17 December
 
  Russia23
 
  Russia18  Norway24
 
12 December
 
  Hungary23   Denmark25
 
  Hungary21
 
 
  China20
 

Round of 16Edit

12 December 1995
17:30
Norway   32–21   Slovakia Wiener Neustadt
(18–11)

Placement 5–12Edit

Losers from round of 16 played for placements from 9 to 12. Losers from quarterfinals played for places 5 to 8. There was no play for lower rankings.

9–12Edit

 
1st roundSecond roundPlacements
 
          
 
?? December
 
 
  Slovakia23
 
?? December
 
  Japan21
 
  Slovakia28
 
?? December
 
  Croatia30
 
  Angola23
 
17 December
 
  Croatia24
 
  Croatia32
 
?? December
 
  Ukraine35
 
  Czech Republic18
 
?? December
 
  Sweden20
 
  Sweden19
 
?? December
 
  Ukraine24 11th
 
  Ukraine31
 
17 December
 
  China30
 
  Sweden26
 
 
  Slovakia20
 

5–8Edit

 
1st roundPlacements
 
      
 
?? December
 
 
  Romania28
 
17 December
 
  Russia29
 
  Russia22
 
?? December
 
  Germany26
 
  Germany20
 
 
  Austria16
 
7th
 
 
17 December
 
 
  Austria27
 
 
  Romania28

Final standingsEdit

# Team
  South Korea
  Hungary
  Denmark
4.
  Norway
5.
  Germany
6.
  Russia
7.
  Romania
8.
  Austria
9.
  Ukraine
10.
  Croatia
11.
  Sweden
12.
  Slovakia
13.   Czech Republic
  China
  Japan
  Angola
17.   United States
  Ivory Coast
  Brazil
  Canada

All Star TeamEdit

ReferencesEdit