2008 Asian Women's Handball Championship

The 2008 Asian Women's Handball Championship was the twelfth Asian Championship, which was taking place from 21 to 30 November 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand. It acted as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2009 World Women's Handball Championship in China.

2008 Asian Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Thailand
Dates21–30 November
Teams10 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (10th title)
Runner-up China
Third place Japan
Fourth place Thailand
Tournament statistics
Matches27
Goals scored1564 (57.93 per match)
Next

DrawEdit

Group A Group B

  Japan
  South Korea
  Kazakhstan
  Uzbekistan
  Iran

  China
  Thailand
  India
  Qatar
  Vietnam

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+7).

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  South Korea 4 4 0 0 176 97 +79 8
  Japan 4 3 0 1 147 96 +51 6
  Kazakhstan 4 2 0 2 135 93 +42 4
  Iran 4 1 0 3 82 157 −75 2
  Uzbekistan 4 0 0 4 78 175 −97 0
21 November 2008
12:00
South Korea   57–26   Uzbekistan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(31–10)
21 November 2008
13:30
Kazakhstan   41–18   Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–5)

22 November 2008
13:30
Japan   47–14   Uzbekistan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–3)
22 November 2008
18:00
South Korea   32–29   Kazakhstan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–15)

23 November 2008
14:30
Japan   42–20   Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–8)

24 November 2008
15:00
Kazakhstan   42–12   Uzbekistan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–4)
24 November 2008
16:30
South Korea   48–15   Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(22–7)

25 November 2008
14:30
Japan   31–23   Kazakhstan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(15–9)

26 November 2008
13:30
Uzbekistan   26–29   Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(12–17)
26 November 2008
15:00
South Korea   39–27   Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(22–11)

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  China 4 4 0 0 169 61 +108 8
  Thailand (H) 4 3 0 1 121 110 +11 6
  Vietnam 4 2 0 2 106 132 −26 4
  India 4 1 0 3 108 136 −28 2
  Qatar 4 0 0 4 82 147 −65 0
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
21 November 2008
16:15
Thailand   34–23   Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(17–8)
21 November 2008
17:45
China   42–12   India Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–5)

22 November 2008
15:00
China   38–14   Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–5)
22 November 2008
16:30
India   27–29   Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(15–13)

23 November 2008
16:00
Thailand   29–20   Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–15)

24 November 2008
13:30
India   37–23   Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(18–13)
24 November 2008
18:00
China   54–19   Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(26–10)

25 November 2008
16:00
Thailand   42–32   India Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(22–13)

26 November 2008
16:30
China   35–16   Thailand Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–11)
26 November 2008
18:00
Qatar   22–38   Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(7–20)

Placement 5th–10thEdit

9th/10thEdit

29 November 2008
14:00
Uzbekistan   10–0   Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(Walkover)

7th/8thEdit

29 November 2008
16:00
Iran   34–30   India Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(17–12)

5th/6thEdit

29 November 2008
18:00
Kazakhstan   43–18   Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–7)

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
28 November – Bangkok
 
 
  South Korea38
 
30 November – Bangkok
 
  Thailand17
 
  South Korea35
 
28 November – Bangkok
 
  China23
 
  China29
 
 
  Japan28
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
30 November – Bangkok
 
 
  Thailand16
 
 
  Japan39

SemifinalsEdit

28 November 2008
16:00
South Korea   38–17   Thailand Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(18–10)

28 November 2008
18:00
China   29–28   Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(12–14)

Bronze medal matchEdit

30 November 2008
15:00
Thailand   16–39   Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(11–20)

Gold medal matchEdit

30 November 2008
17:00
South Korea   35–23   China Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–14)

Final standingEdit

Rank Team
    South Korea
    China
    Japan
4   Thailand
5   Kazakhstan
6   Vietnam
7   Iran
8   India
9   Uzbekistan
10   Qatar
Team qualified for the 2009 World Championship

ReferencesEdit