2015–16 Elitserien (men's handball)

During the 2015–16 season, Elitserien, the top league of Swedish men's handball, contained 14 teams. The championship was won by IFK Kristianstad.

Elitserien
Season2015–16
ChampionsIFK Kristianstad
(6th title)
All statistics correct as of 5 July 2017.

TeamsEdit

The following 14 teams compete in Elitserien in the 2015–16 season. HIF Karlskrona and HK Aranäs were promoted from 2014–15 Allsvenskan. Önnereds HK were relegated from the previous season whereas H 43 Lund left Elitserien during the 2014–15 season due to bankruptcy.

Team Location Arena Capacity
Alingsås HK Alingsås Estrad Alingsås 2,800
HK Drott Halmstad Halmstad Arena 4,000
Eskilstuna Guif Eskilstuna Eskilstuna Sporthall 2,601
Hammarby IF Stockholm Eriksdalshallen 2,600
HIF Karlskrona Karlskrona Karlskrona idrottshall 1,500
HK Aranäs Kungsbacka Aranäshallen
HK Malmö Malmö Baltiska hallen 4,000
IFK Kristianstad Kristianstad Kristianstad Arena 4,700
IFK Skövde Skövde Arena Skövde 2,516
IK Sävehof Partille Partillebohallen 2,000
Lugi HF Lund Sparbanken Skåne Arena 3,500
Redbergslids IK Gothenburg Lisebergshallen 2,000
Ricoh HK Stockholm Solnahallen 1,700
Ystads IF Ystad Österporthallen 2,400

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 IFK Kristianstad 32 30 0 2 959 764 +195 60 Play-offs
2 Alingsås HK 32 21 2 9 862 762 +100 44
3 LUGI HF 32 20 2 10 857 796 +61 42
4 Ystads IF HF 32 18 5 9 912 829 +83 41
5 HK Malmö 32 19 3 10 827 765 +62 41
6 IK Sävehof 32 18 3 11 865 819 +46 39
7 Redbergslids IK 32 18 3 11 843 802 +41 39
8 Eskilstuna Guif 32 16 4 12 850 806 +44 36
9 Hammarby IF HF 32 14 5 13 839 833 +6 33
10 Ricoh HK 32 9 3 20 751 794 −43 21
11 IFK Skövde HK 32 8 1 23 740 849 −109 17 Relegation Round
12 HIF Karlskrona 32 7 2 23 788 884 −96 16
13 HK Aranäs 32 6 1 25 789 956 −167 13
14 HK Drott Halmstad 32 2 2 28 779 1002 −223 6 Relegation
Updated to match(es) played on 1 November 2015. Source: svenskhandboll.se
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.

Play-offsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
1 IFK Kristianstad 29 27 24
7 Redbergslids IK 25 25 19
1 IFK Kristianstad 29 35 31
6 IK Sävehof 28 29 27
3 Lugi HF 28 29 25 24 23
6 IK Sävehof 29 26 24 27 25
1 IFK Kristianstad 27
2 Alingsås HK 18
2 Alingsås HK 23 24 33 31
8 Eskilstuna Guif 18 26 26 20
2 Alingsås HK 28 34 28
4 Ystads IF HF 23 22 26
4 Ystads IF HF 29 33 33
5 HK Malmö 26 31 31

AttendanceEdit

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Team Attendance
IFK Kristianstad 4843
Ystads IF HF 1830
Lugi HF 1779
Alingsås HK 1673
IFK Skövde HK 1542
Eskilstuna Guif 1434
Hammarby IF 1358
HIF Karlskrona 1196
HK Malmö 1110
IK Sävehof 1093
Redbergslids IK 957
HK Aranäs 920
HK Drott Halmstad 769
Ricoh HK 666

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Publik". Archived from the original on 2 October 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017.