2010 European Men's Handball Championship

The 2010 EHF European Men's Handball Championship (9th tournament) was held in Austria from 19–31 January, in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck, Linz and Wiener Neustadt.

2010 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
Handball-Europameisterschaft 2010
2010 European Men's Handball Championship logo.svg
EHF Euro 2010 official logo
Tournament details
Host country Austria
Dates19–31 January
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 5 host cities)
Final positions
Champions France (2nd title)
Runner-up Croatia
Third place Iceland
Fourth place Poland
Tournament statistics
Matches47
Goals scored2676 (56.94 per match)
Attendance285,400 (6,072 per match)
Top scorer(s) Filip Jícha (CZE)
(53 goals)
Best player Filip Jícha (CZE)
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Logo and mascot of the 2010 European Men's Handball Championship

VenuesEdit

5 Austrian cities have been selected to host the 2010 Championship. The venues in Linz, Graz and Wiener Neustadt were only used during the preliminary round. The fourth venue to be used in this round was located in Innsbruck, and was also one of the two venues in the main round. The other being Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, which was the only venue to be used in the final round.

Vienna Linz Wiener Neustadt
Wiener Stadthalle
Capacity: 11,000
Intersport Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Arena Nova
Capacity: 5,000
     
Innsbruck Graz
Olympiaworld Innsbruck
Capacity: 10,000
Stadthalle Graz
Capacity: 5,000
   

QualificationEdit

Qualification matches were played in 2008 and in 2009. For the first time, in qualification round all teams are included, except host Austria and defending champion Denmark. Teams were divided in 7 groups and top two teams from each group qualified to European Championship.

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Date qualification was secured Previous appearances in tournament1
  Austria 01Host 005 May 2006 01 (debut)
  Denmark 002008 EC winner 0027 January 2008 70 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Sweden 00Group 1 winner 0011 June 2009 70 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008)
  Poland 00Group 1 runner-up 0020 June 2009 40 (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Russia 00Group 2 winner 0018 June 2009 80 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Serbia 00Group 2 runner-up 0018 June 2009 01 (debut)2
  Iceland 00Group 3 winner 0017 June 2009 50 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Norway 00Group 3 runner-up 0017 June 2009 30 (2000, 2006, 2008)
  Croatia 00Group 4 winner 0017 June 2009 81 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Hungary 00Group 4 runner-up 0021 June 2009 61 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Germany 00Group 5 winner 0013 June 2009 81 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Slovenia 00Group 5 runner-up 0021 June 2009 71 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  France 00Group 6 winner 0017 June 2009 81 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Czech Republic 00Group 6 runner-up 0017 June 2009 51 (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008)
  Spain 00Group 7 winner 0017 June 2009 81 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008)
  Ukraine 00Group 7 runner-up 0018 June 2009 41 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year
2 Between 1996 and 2006, Serbia participated as FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro.

SeedingEdit

The draw for the final tournament took place 19:00 CET on 24 June 2009 at the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna.[1]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

SquadsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

In the following tables:

  • Pld = total games played
  • W = total games won
  • D = total games drawn (tied)
  • L = total games lost
  • GF = total goals scored (goals for)
  • GA = total goals conceded (goals against)
  • GD = goal difference (GF−GA)
  • Pts = total points accumulated

The teams placed first, second and third (shaded in green) qualified to the main round.

Group AEdit

Venue: Stadthalle, Graz

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Croatia 3 3 0 0 83 76 +7 6
  Norway 3 2 0 1 82 78 +4 4
  Russia 3 1 0 2 89 91 −2 2
  Ukraine 3 0 0 3 87 96 −9 0

All times are Central European Time (UTC+1)

19 January
18:10
Russia   37–33   Ukraine
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Cacador, Nicolau (POR)
Igropulo 11 (21–16) Burka, Onufriyenko 9
  3×  Report   4× 

19 January
20:10
Croatia   25–23   Norway
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Muro, Rodriguez (ESP)
Vuković 7 (11–10) Tvedten 9
  5×  Report   6× 

21 January
18:10
Ukraine   25–28   Croatia
Attendance: 4,200
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Onufriyenko 11 (14–12) Vori 6
  4×  Report   4× 

21 January
20:10
Norway   28–24   Russia
Attendance: 4,200
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Kjelling 8 (16–13) Kovalev, Rastvortsev 4
  5×  Report   4× 

23 January
18:10
Croatia   30–28   Russia
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Methe, Methe (GER)
Čupić 8 (17–16) Igropulo 12
  2×  Report   6× 

23 January
20:10
Norway   31–29   Ukraine
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Cacador, Nicolau (POR)
Tvedten 8 (14–16) Burka 7
  4×  Report   7× 

Group BEdit

Venue: Intersport Arena, Linz

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Iceland 3 1 2 0 93 88 +5 4
  Denmark 3 2 0 1 83 79 +4 4
  Austria 3 1 1 1 103 101 +2 3
  Serbia 3 0 1 2 83 94 −11 1

All times are Central European Time (UTC+1)

19 January
18:00
Denmark   33–29   Austria
Attendance: 5,500
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Mogensen 7 (17–15) Ziura 7
  3×  Report   3× 

19 January
20:15
Iceland   29–29   Serbia
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Methe, Methe (GER)
Sigurðsson 9 (15–11) Ilić 7
  5×  Report   6× 

21 January
18:00
Austria   37–37   Iceland
Attendance: 6,000
Referees: Dinu, Din (ROU)
Szilágyi 10 (17–20) Atlason 8
  4×  Report   2× 

21 January
20:15
Serbia   23–28   Denmark
Attendance: 6,000
Referees: Horacek, Novotny (CZE)
Ilić, Stanković, Šešum 4 (9–15) Eggert 10
  6×  Report   3× 

23 January
18:00
Austria   37–31   Serbia
Attendance: 6,000
Referees: Muro, Rodriguez (ESP)
Szilágyi 9 (15–18) Šešum 8
  6×  1×  Report   6× 

23 January
20:15
Denmark   22–27   Iceland
Attendance: 5,500
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Christiansen 5 (13–15) Sigurðsson 6
  5×  Report   5× 

Group CEdit

Venue: Olympiaworld, Innsbruck

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Poland 3 2 1 0 84 79 +5 5
  Slovenia 3 1 2 0 91 89 +2 4
  Germany 3 1 1 1 89 90 −1 3
  Sweden 3 0 0 3 78 84 −6 0

All times are Central European Time (UTC+1)

19 January
18:30
Germany   25−27   Poland
Attendance: 6,800
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Kaufmann 7 (8−12) Bielecki 6
  4×  Report   4× 

19 January
20:30
Sweden   25−27   Slovenia
Attendance: 4,800
Referees: Reisinger, Kaschütz (AUT)
Källman, Karlsson, Ekberg, Doder 5 (13−7) Žvižej 8
  6×  Report   6× 

20 January
18:30
Slovenia   34−34   Germany
Attendance: 7,200
Referees: Gousko, Repkin (BLR)
Kavtičnik, Špiler 7 (16−11) Theuerkauf 7
  5×  Report   2× 

20 January
20:30
Poland   27−24   Sweden
Attendance: 7,500
Referees: Nikolic, Stojkovic (SRB)
Jurecki, Rosiński 6 (15−14) Andersson 4
  3×  Report   8× 

22 January
18:15
Germany   30−29   Sweden
Attendance: 8,200
Referees: Nikolic, Stojkovic (SRB)
Glandorf 8 (21−18) Andersson 7
  4×  1×  Report   2× 

22 January
20:15
Poland   30−30   Slovenia
Attendance: 7,500
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Lijewski 6 (12−13) Žvižej 9
  7×  Report   7× 

Group DEdit

Venue: Arena Nova, Wiener Neustadt

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Spain 3 2 1 0 95 74 +21 5
  France 3 1 2 0 74 73 +1 4
  Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 78 84 −6 2
  Hungary 3 0 1 2 80 96 −16 1

All times are Central European Time (UTC+1)

19 January
18:15
Spain   37–25   Czech Republic
Attendance: 2,800
Referees: Din, Dinu (ROU)
Romero 14 (17–10) Jicha 8
  6×  Report   6× 

19 January
20:15
France   29–29   Hungary
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Nikolic, Stojkovic (SRB)
Karabatić 7 (16–16) Ilyés 7
  3×  Report   8×  1× 

20 January
18:15
Czech Republic   20–21   France
Attendance: 3,800
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Jicha 6 (10–16) Abalo, Narcisse 4
  3×  Report   1× 

20 January
20:15
Hungary   25–34   Spain
Attendance: 3,800
Referees: Reisinger, Kaschütz (AUT)
Gulyás, Krivokapic 5 (9–17) Alberto Entrerríos, González 7
  6×  Report   3× 

22 January
18:15
France   24−24   Spain
Attendance: 3,800
Referees: Gousko, Repkin (BLR)
Karabatić 5 (10–10) Aguinagalde, Garcia 6
  4×  Report   3× 

22 January
20:15
Hungary   26−33   Czech Republic
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Császár 6 (13–14) Jicha 14
  6×  Report   4× 

Main roundEdit

     Team advanced to the Semifinals
     Team will compete for the 5th/6th place

Group IEdit

Venue: Stadthalle, Vienna

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Croatia 5 4 1 0 134 123 +11 9
  Iceland 5 3 2 0 163 149 +14 8
  Denmark 5 3 0 2 136 134 +2 6
  Norway 5 2 0 3 138 135 +3 4
  Austria 5 1 1 3 147 156 −9 3
  Russia 5 0 0 5 140 161 −21 0
25 January
16:00
Croatia   26–26   Iceland
Attendance: 6,800
Referees: Horacek, Novotny (CZE)
Čupić 5 (12–15) Stefánsson 7
  5×  1×  Report   9×  1× 

25 January
18:00
Norway   30–27   Austria
Attendance: 6,800
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Myrhol, Tvedten 6 (12–11) Schlinger 6
  2×  Report   7×  1× 

25 January
20:15
Russia   28–34   Denmark
Attendance: 6,800
Referees: Muro, Rodriguez (ESP)
Igropulo 6 (13–18) Christiansen, Knudsen 6
  3×  1×  Report   4× 

26 January
16:00
Russia   30–38   Iceland
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Chipurin 7 (10–19) Guðjónsson, Petersson 7
  6×  Report   6× 

26 January
18:00
Croatia   26–23   Austria
Attendance: 8,000
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Čupić 6 (11–10) Schlinger, Szilágy 5
  3×  Report   4×  1× 

26 January
20:15
Norway   23–24   Denmark
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Methe, Methe (GER)
Kjelling 7 (15–11) Eggert Jensen, Hansen, Lindberg 5
  4×  Report   6× 

28 January
16:00
Norway   34–35   Iceland
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Muro, Rodriguez (ESP)
Tvedten 7 (16–18) Atlason 10
  5×  Report   5× 

28 January
18:00
Russia   30–31   Austria
Attendance: 8,200
Referees: Methe, Methe (GER)
Chipurin 7 (15–17) Weber, Wilczynski, Schlinger 6
  11×  Report   9× 

28 January
20:15
Croatia   27–23   Denmark
Attendance: 9,000
Referees: Horacek, Novotny (CZE)
Buntić 8 (14–11) Hansen, Knudsen 5
  6×  Report   6× 

Group IIEdit

Venue: Olympiaworld, Innsbruck

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  France 5 4 1 0 135 118 +17 9
  Poland 5 3 1 1 148 144 +4 7
  Spain 5 3 1 1 152 133 +19 7
  Czech Republic 5 1 1 3 142 154 −12 3
  Germany 5 0 2 3 127 136 −9 2
  Slovenia 5 0 2 3 159 178 −19 2
24 January
16:30
Germany   22–24   France
Attendance: 8,200
Referees: Din, Dinu (ROU)
Jansen 5 (10–12) Joli 7
  4×  Report   1× 

24 January
18:30
Poland   32–26   Spain
Attendance: 7,700
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Jurecki 6 (13–9) Romero 8
  5×  Report   2× 

24 January
20:30
Slovenia   35–37   Czech Republic
Attendance: 5,600
Referees: Kaschütz, Reisinger (AUT)
Kavtičnik 8 (12–21) Jicha 12
  3×  Report   6× 

26 January
16:15
Slovenia   28–37   France
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Kavtičnik, Žvižej 6 (18–17) Guigou 10
  4×  Report  

26 January
18:15
Germany   20–25   Spain
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Nikolic, Stojkovic (SRB)
Gensheimer 5 (9–14) Tomás 6
  4×  Report   6× 

26 January
20:15
Poland   35–34   Czech Republic
Attendance: 5,100
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Bielecki 7 (18–19) Jicha 7
  1×  Report   3× 

28 January
16:30
Germany   26–26   Czech Republic
Attendance: 5,200
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Kaufmann 7 (16–14) Jicha 6
  2×  Report   4× 

28 January
18:30
Slovenia   32–40   Spain
Attendance: 6,400
Referees: Din, Dinu (ROU)
Žvižej 9 (14–20) Entrerrios 11
  2×  Report   4× 

28 January
20:30
Poland   24–29   France
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Nikolic, Stojkovic (SRB)
Bielecki 5 (10–15) Narcisse, Sorhaindo 6
  4×  Report   1× 

Final roundEdit

Venue: Stadthalle, Vienna

 
SemifinalFinal
 
      
 
30 January - 14:00 (Vienna)
 
 
  Iceland28
 
31 January - 17:30 (Vienna)
 
  France36
 
  France25
 
30 January - 16:30 (Vienna)
 
  Croatia21
 
  Croatia24
 
 
  Poland21
 
Bronze Match
 
 
31 January - 15:00 (Vienna)
 
 
  Iceland29
 
 
  Poland26

5th/6th PlaceEdit

30 January
11:30
Denmark   34–27   Spain
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Reisinger, Kaschütz (AUT)
Laen 8 (18–13) Malmagro 7
  6×  Report   4× 

SemifinalsEdit

30 January
14:00
Iceland   28–36   France
Attendance: 9,000
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Pálmarsson 6 (14–16) Karabatić 9
  4×  Report   4× 

30 January
16:30
Croatia   24–21   Poland
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Čupić 6 (9–10) Jurecki 7
  4×  Report   3× 

Bronze Medal GameEdit

31 January
15:00
Poland   26–29   Iceland
Attendance: 9,000
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
B. Jurecki, M. Jurecki, Tłuczyński 4 (10–18) Sigurðsson 8
  8×  Report   4× 

FinalEdit

31 January
17:30
Croatia   21–25   France
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Methe, Methe (GER)
Zrnić 7 (12–12) Karabatić 6
  3×  1×  Report   3× 

Ranking and StatisticsEdit

 
Results

Final rankingEdit

    France
    Croatia
    Iceland
4   Poland
5   Denmark
6   Spain
7   Norway
8   Czech Republic
9   Austria
10   Germany
11   Slovenia
12   Russia
13   Serbia
14   Hungary
15   Sweden
16   Ukraine
     Team advanced to the 2011 World Men's Handball Championship[2]
     Sweden and France are already qualified as hosts and reigning champions respectively.
2010 Men's Handball European Champions

 
France
Second Title

All Star TeamEdit

Other awardsEdit

Source: ehf-euro.com

Top goalkeepersEdit

Total Shots (Top 10)
Rank Name Team Shots Saves % MP
1 Sławomir Szmal   Poland 316 123 39 8
2 Thierry Omeyer   France 301 113 38 8
3 Mirko Alilović   Croatia 271 98 36 8
3 Mattias Andersson   Sweden 64 23 36 3
5 Thomas Bauer   Austria 58 20 34 6
5 Johannes Bitter   Germany 195 67 34 6
5 Martin Galia   Czech Republic 174 59 34 6
5 Silvio Heinevetter   Germany 56 19 34 6
5 Kasper Hvidt   Denmark 176 59 34 7
5 Gennadiy Komok   Ukraine 83 28 34 3

Source: EHF

Top goalscorersEdit

Total Goals (Top 10)
Rank Name Team Shots Goals % MP
1 Filip Jícha   Czech Republic 88 53 60 6
2 Luka Žvižej   Slovenia 64 41 64 6
3 Nikola Karabatic   France 73 40 55 8
4 Arnór Atlason   Iceland 66 39 59 8
4 Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson   Iceland 62 39 63 8
4 Håvard Tvedten   Norway 58 39 67 6
7 Ivan Čupić   Croatia 53 36 68 8
7 Snorri Steinn Guðjónsson   Iceland 56 36 64 8
9 Konstantin Igropulo   Russia 60 35 58 6
10 Róbert Gunnarsson   Iceland 44 34 77 8

Source: EHF

EHF Broadcasting rightsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Draw sets up heavyweight contests". ehf-euro.com/aut2010.com. 24 June 2009. Archived from the original on 21 June 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Team Handball News: 2011 WC Qualification (Men)". Archived from the original on 20 February 2010. Retrieved 31 January 2010.

External linksEdit