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2015 World Women's Handball Championship

The 2015 IHF World Women's Handball Championship, the 22nd event hosted by the International Handball Federation, was held in Denmark. The decision to select Denmark as the host was announced on 27 January 2011.[3]

2015 World Women's Handball Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Denmark
Dates5–20 December
Teams24 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Norway (3rd title)
Runner-up Netherlands
Third place Romania
Fourth place Poland
Tournament statistics
Matches88
Goals scored4714 (53.57 per match)
Attendance304,436 (3,460 per match)
Top scorer(s) Cristina Neagu (ROU)
(63 goals)[1]
Best player Cristina Neagu (ROU)[2]
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In the final Norway won 31–23 against the Netherlands to gain their third title.[4] Romania won bronze after they defeated Poland 31–22.[5]

Contents

VenuesEdit

Venues for the tournament were announced on 7 June 2014. Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning hosted the final, both semi-finals, two quarter-finals, matches in the round of 16 and Denmark's group. SYDBANK Arena in Kolding was the venue of two quarter-finals, eighth-finals and neighbour Germany's group, while Arena Nord in Frederikshavn and the new venue in Næstved hosted one eighth-final and one group each.[6]

Herning Kolding
Jyske Bank Boxen
Capacity: 12,500
SYDBANK Arena
Capacity: 5,001[6]
Frederikshavn Næstved
Arena Nord
Capacity: 2,800[6]
Næstved Arena
Planned capacity: 3,500[6]

QualificationEdit

Competition Dates Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 27 January 2011 1   Denmark
2013 World Championship 6–22 December 2013 1   Brazil
2014 African Women's Handball Championship 16–25 January 2014 3   Tunisia
  DR Congo
  Angola
2014 European Women's Handball Championship 7–21 December 2014 1   Norway
2015 Asian Women's Handball Championship 14–23 March 2015 3   South Korea
  Japan
  China
2015 Pan American Women's Handball Championship 21–28 May 2015 3   Cuba
  Argentina
  Puerto Rico
European qualification 8 October 2014–14 June 2015 9   France
  Hungary
  Montenegro
  Netherlands
  Poland
  Romania
  Russia
  Spain
  Sweden
Final qualification tournament 15–17 June 2015 1   Kazakhstan
Wildcard[7] 22 June 2015 2   Germany[8]
  Serbia[8]

Final qualification tournamentEdit

A final qualification tournament was held from 15 to 17 June 2015 in Almaty, Kazakhstan to determine the last participant.[9] The schedule was revealed on 3 June 2015.[10]

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Kazakhstan 3 3 0 0 94 65 +29 6 Qualified for World Championship
2   Congo 3 2 0 1 86 73 +13 4
3   Mexico 3 1 0 2 69 72 −3 2
4   Australia 3 0 0 3 49 88 −39 0
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) Goal difference.

ResultsEdit

15 June 2015
18:00
Mexico   24–16   Australia Almaty
Referees: Alpaizde, Berezkina (RUS)
(13–8)
Report
15 June 2015
20:00
Kazakhstan   36–24   Congo Almaty
Referees: Florescu, Stoia (ROU)
(22–11)
Report

16 June 2015
17:00
Australia   12–32   Congo Almaty
(6–13)
16 June 2015
19:00
Kazakhstan   26–20   Mexico Almaty
(12–9)

17 June 2015
17:00
Mexico   25–30   Congo Almaty
(12–16)
17 June 2015
19:00
Kazakhstan   32–21   Australia Almaty
(17–9)

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Qualification date Previous appearances in tournament1
  Denmark Host 27 January 2011 170 (1957, 1962, 1965, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Brazil 2013 World Champion 22 December 2013 100 (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  DR Congo Finalist of 2014 African Championship 24 January 2014 10 (2013)
  Tunisia Finalist of 2014 African Championship 24 January 2014 70 (1975, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Angola Third place of 2014 African Championship 25 January 2014 120 (1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Norway 2014 European Champion 21 December 2014 170 (1971, 1973, 1975, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  South Korea Finalist of 2015 Asian Championship 21 March 2015 150 (1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Japan Finalist of 2015 Asian Championship 21 March 2015 160 (1962, 1965, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1986, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  China Third place of 2015 Asian Championship 23 March 2015 130 (1986, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Cuba Semifinalist of 2015 Pan American Championship 24 May 2015 20 (1999, 2011)
  Puerto Rico Semifinalist of 2015 Pan American Championship 25 May 2015 0 debut
  Argentina Semifinalist of 2015 Pan American Championship 25 May 2015 70 (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Hungary European playoff winner 13 June 2015 190 (1957, 1962, 1965, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2013)
  France European playoff winner 13 June 2015 110 (1986, 1990, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Russia European playoff winner 13 June 2015 100 (1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011)
  Romania European playoff winner 13 June 2015 210 (1957, 1962, 1965, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Netherlands European playoff winner 13 June 2015 90 (1971, 1973, 1978, 1986, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2011, 2013)
  Spain European playoff winner 14 June 2015 70 (1993, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Poland European playoff winner 14 June 2015 140 (1957, 1962, 1965, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1990, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2007, 2013)
  Montenegro European playoff winner 14 June 2015 20 (2011, 2013)
  Sweden European playoff winner 14 June 2015 70 (1957, 1990, 1993, 1995, 2001, 2009, 2011)
  Kazakhstan Final qualification tournament winner 16 June 2015 30 (2007, 2009, 2011)
  Germany[8] Wildcard 22 June 2015 100 (1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  Serbia[8] Wildcard 22 June 2015 10 (2013)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year, Italics indicates host for that year.

SquadsEdit

RefereesEdit

17 referee pairs were selected:[11]

DrawEdit

The draw was held on 24 June 2015 at Koldinghus in Kolding, Denmark at 20:00 local time.[12][13][14]

SeedingEdit

The seeding was announced on 23 June 2015.[15]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).[16]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Montenegro 5 4 1 0 149 113 +36 9 Qualification to Round of 16
2   Hungary 5 4 0 1 146 121 +25 8
3   Denmark 5 3 0 2 134 113 +21 6
4   Serbia 5 2 1 2 144 132 +12 5
5   Japan 5 1 0 4 118 138 −20 2
6   Tunisia 5 0 0 5 108 182 −74 0
Source: IHF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
5 December 2015
15:45
Montenegro   28–28   Serbia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 4,700
Referees: García, Marín (ESP)
Bulatović 8 (16–14) Krpež, Živković 6
  3×  Report   4×  1× 
5 December 2015
18:00
Hungary   39–20   Tunisia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 7,900
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Tomori 6 (16–5) Chebbah 10
  1×  Report   2× 
5 December 2015
20:45
Denmark   30–21   Japan Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Lenci, Grillo (ARG)
Gravholt 6 (17–11) Honda 5
  3×  Report   2× 

6 December 2015
16:15
Japan   23–29   Montenegro Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 2,500
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Sunami 9 (15–17) Radičević 10
  2×  Report   4× 
6 December 2015
18:30
Serbia   26–32   Hungary Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 5,800
Referees: Grillo, Lenci (ARG)
Krpež 5 (16–18) Tomori 10
  3×  Report   4× 
6 December 2015
20:45
Tunisia   20–32   Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,000
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabaté (CIV)
Chebbah, Jlezi 5 (10–16) three players 6
  3×  Report   3× 

8 December 2015
16:15
Japan   31–21   Tunisia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Hara 9 (13–9) Jlezi 5
  2×  Report   2× 
8 December 2015
18:30
Montenegro   32–15   Hungary Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
three players 6 (17–9) three players 3
  3×  Report   2× 
8 December 2015
20:45
Denmark   29–20   Serbia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
L. Jørgensen 7 (13–12) Liščević 5
  3×  Report   3× 

9 December 2015
16:15
Montenegro   37–26   Tunisia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 1,700
Referees: Lenci, Grillo (ARG)
Jauković 9 (19–12) Chebbah 9
  3×  Report   2× 
9 December 2015
18:30
Serbia   27–22   Japan Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabaté (CIV)
Krpež 6 (13–12) Ishitate, Sunami 5
  3×  Report   2× 
9 December 2015
20:45
Hungary   29–22   Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
Szucsánszki 8 (15–12) S. Jørgensen 4
  1×  Report   3× 

11 December 2015
16:15
Hungary   31–21   Japan Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Triscsuk 6 (17–11) Fujii 6
  3×  Report   2× 
11 December 2015
18:30
Tunisia   21–43   Serbia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
three players 4 (10–23) Krpež 11
  3×  Report   3× 
11 December 2015
20:45
Denmark   21–23   Montenegro Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: García, Marín (ESP)
Hansen 8 (7–12) Jauković 7
  3×  Report   3× 

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Netherlands 5 4 1 0 183 116 +67 9[a] Qualification to Round of 16
2   Sweden 5 4 1 0 192 134 +58 9[a]
3   Poland 5 3 0 2 135 135 0 6
4   Angola 5 2 0 3 144 155 −11 4
5   China 5 1 0 4 141 180 −39 2
6   Cuba 5 0 0 5 123 198 −75 0
Source: IHF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Sweden–Netherlands 28–28
5 December 2015
16:15
Netherlands   42–21   China Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,950
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Abbingh, Broch 7 (19–9) Qiao 5
  2×  Report   3× 
5 December 2015
18:30
Cuba   22–27   Poland Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 3,112
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Martínez 8 (11–12) Kudłacz-Gloc 11
  2×  Report   4× 
5 December 2015
20:45
Sweden   37–23   Angola Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 3,204
Referees: Florescu, Stoia (ROU)
Hagman 8 (18–12) André 6
  3×  Report   3×  1× 

6 December 2015
16:15
China   39–30   Cuba Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 1,475
Referees: Florescu, Sola (ROU)
Zhang 8 (22–15) Varanes 7
  3×  Report   2× 
6 December 2015
18:30
Angola   24–37   Netherlands Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,850
Referees: Lee, Koo (KOR)
André 5 (11–19) Polman 12
  3×  Report   3× 
6 December 2015
20:45
Poland   30–31   Sweden Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 3,120
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Kudłacz-Gloc 6 (13–15) Hagman 7
  3×  Report   3× 

8 December 2015
16:15
Cuba   23–38   Angola Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 1,284
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
three players 4 (14–20) Bernardo, Viegas 7
  3×  1×  Report   2× 
8 December 2015
18:30
Poland   29–24   China Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,584
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
Kudłacz-Gloc 7 (12–11) Jin 8
  4×  Report   3× 
8 December 2015
20:45
Sweden   28–28   Netherlands Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,894
Referees: García, Marín (ESP)
Gulldén 8 (12–15) Groot 9
  4×  Report   4×  1× 

9 December 2015
16:15
Cuba   23–45   Netherlands Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 1,494
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
Lusson, Rizo 7 (13–20) Abbingh 8
  2×  Report   2× 
9 December 2015
18:30
Angola   27–29   Poland Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,820
Referees: García, Marín (ESP)
Bernardo 8 (15–12) Kocela 7
  3×  Report   3×  1× 
9 December 2015
20:45
Sweden   47–28   China Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,864
Referees: Florescu, Stoia (ROU)
Roberts 10 (25–14) Yan 9
  3×  Report   4× 

11 December 2015
16:15
China   29–32   Angola Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 1,628
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
Qiao 5 (11–15) Bernardo 10
  3×  Report  4× 
11 December 2015
18:30
Netherlands   31–20   Poland Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,652
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Abbingh 7 (14–9) Achruk, Niedźwiedź 5
  2×  Report   4× 
11 December 2015
20:45
Cuba   25–49   Sweden Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,781
Referees: Florescu, Stoia (ROU)
Martínez 7 (12–23) Hagman 14
  3×  Report   3× 

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Brazil 5 4 1 0 118 95 +23 9 Qualification to Round of 16
2   France 5 3 1 1 121 91 +30 7
3   Germany 5 3 0 2 151 114 +37 6[a]
4   South Korea 5 2 2 1 138 125 +13 6[a]
5   Argentina 5 1 0 4 89 120 −31 2
6   DR Congo 5 0 0 5 78 150 −72 0
Source: IHF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Germany–South Korea 40–28
5 December 2015
16:00
Argentina   23–15   DR Congo SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,752
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
Pizzo 5 (11–10) Mwasesa 6
  3×  Report   3×  1× 
5 December 2015
18:15
France   30–20   Germany SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 2,200
Referees: Al-Mawt, Marhoon (BHR)
Pineau 7 (16–7) S. Müller 9
  3×  Report   3× 
5 December 2015
20:30
Brazil   24–24   South Korea SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,430
Referees: Birch, Stenrand (DEN)
Rodrigues 7 (10–12) Ryu 7
  3×  Report   2× 

7 December 2015
16:00
DR Congo   11–26   Brazil SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Al-Mawt, Marhoon (BHR)
Mwasesa 4 (4–14) Do Nascimento 7
  2×  Report   3× 
7 December 2015
18:15
South Korea   22–22   France SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 2,100
Referees: Eliasson, Pålsson (ISL)
Jung J. 8 (11–11) Nze Minko 7
  4×  Report   4× 
7 December 2015
20:30
Germany   33–13   Argentina SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Birch, Stenrand (DEN)
S. Müller 7 (17–8) Mendoza, Karsten 4
  3×  Report   3× 

8 December 2015
16:00
South Korea   35–17   DR Congo SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,200
Referees: Birch, Stenrand (DEN)
Choi 8 (14–6) Mwasesa 7
  3×  Report   3×  1× 
8 December 2015
18:15
France   20–12   Argentina SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,300
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
three players 4 (13–6) Mendoza 3
  3×  Report   3× 
8 December 2015
20:30
Brazil   24–21   Germany SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabaté (CIV)
Amorim 7 (9–8) three players 4
  3×  Report   3× 

10 December 2015
16:00
Argentina   19–23   Brazil SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,800
Referees: Al-Mawt, Marhoon (BHR)
Pizzo 6 (8–11) Fachinello 7
  3×  Report   3× 
10 December 2015
18:15
France   29–16   DR Congo SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,200
Referees: Birch, Stenrand (DEN)
Lacrabère 8 (14–10) Mwasesa 7
  3×  Report   2× 
10 December 2015
20:30
Germany   40–28   South Korea SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Boualloucha, Khenissi (TUN)
F. Müller, Smits 6 (14–15) Gwon, Jung Y. 6
  4×  Report   3× 

11 December 2015
16:00
Argentina   22–29   South Korea SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 700
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Pizzo 6 (12–14) Jung J., Kim 6
  3×  Report   2× 
11 December 2015
18:15
Brazil   21–20   France SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,600
Referees: Birch, Stenrand (DEN)
Rodrigues 5 (11–9) Pineau 6
  4×  Report   4× 
11 December 2015
20:30
DR Congo   19–37   Germany SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 300
Referees: Al-Mawt, Marhoon (BHR)
Lusamba, Milemba 4 (11–18) Fischer, S. Müller 8
  3×  Report   3× 

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Russia 5 5 0 0 171 115 +56 10 Qualification to Round of 16
2   Norway 5 4 0 1 159 106 +53 8
3   Spain 5 3 0 2 148 98 +50 6
4   Romania 5 2 0 3 150 116 +34 4
5   Puerto Rico 5 1 0 4 88 197 −109 2
6   Kazakhstan 5 0 0 5 95 179 −84 0
Source: IHF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
5 December 2015
16:00
Romania   47–14   Puerto Rico Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,258
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (SRB)
Chiper 10 (23–3) Hiraldo 5
  2×  Report   3× 
5 December 2015
18:15
Spain   31–10   Kazakhstan Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,285
Referees: Ota, Shimajiri (JPN)
Martín 6 (16–5) Tankina 4
 1×  Report   3× 
5 December 2015
20:30
Norway   25–26   Russia Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,360
Referees: Horváth, Márton (HUN)
Mørk 6 (11–14) Vyakhireva 9
  3×  Report   3× 

7 December 2015
16:00
Kazakhstan   20–36   Romania Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 771
Referees: Horváth, Márton (HUN)
Alexandrova 7 (12–18) Manea, Nechita 6
  2×  1×  Report   2× 
7 December 2015
18:15
Russia   28–26   Spain Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,380
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Bliznova 7 (16–14) Martín 6
  3×  Report   3× 
7 December 2015
20:30
Puerto Rico   13–39   Norway Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,516
Referees: Ota, Shimajiri (JPN)
Maldonado 4 (6–17) Sulland 7
  3×  Report   3× 

8 December 2015
16:00
Russia   45–18   Puerto Rico Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 647
Referees: Horváth, Marton (HUN)
three players 6 (22–7) Maldonado 5
  3×  1×  Report   3× 
8 December 2015
18:15
Spain   26–18   Romania Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,259
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (SRB)
Pena 7 (13–12) Neagu 6
  2×  Report   3× 
8 December 2015
20:30
Norway   40–19   Kazakhstan Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,384
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Herrem 7 (20–10) Pikalova 6
  3×  Report   3×  1× 

10 December 2015
16:00
Kazakhstan   19–42   Russia Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 585
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (AUT)
Rodina, Tankina 5 (9–24) three players 7
  3×  Report   3× 
10 December 2015
18:15
Spain   39–13   Puerto Rico Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,060
Referees: Ota, Shimajiri (JPN)
López 8 (18–8) Ceballos 4
  2×  Report   3× 
10 December 2015
20:30
Romania   22–26   Norway Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,610
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Neagu 8 (10–13) Mørk 7
  3×  Report   3× 

11 December 2015
16:00
Puerto Rico   30–27   Kazakhstan Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 269
Referees: Ota, Shimajiri (JPN)
Maldonado 7 (18–14) Pikalova 9
  3×  Report   3× 
11 December 2015
18:15
Romania   27–30   Russia Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,415
Referees: Horváth, Márton (HUN)
Ardean-Elisei 6 (16–17) Vyakhireva 6
  3×  Report   3× 
11 December 2015
20:30
Norway   29–26   Spain Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,781
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Mørk 6 (18–12) Pena 9
  4×  1×  Report   3× 

President's CupEdit

17–20th place playoffEdit

 
17–20th place semifinals17th place game
 
      
 
13 December
 
 
  Japan24
 
14 December
 
  China29
 
  China35
 
13 December
 
  Argentina27
 
  Argentina28
 
 
  Puerto Rico14
 
19th place game
 
 
14 December
 
 
  Japan44
 
 
  Puerto Rico15

17–20th place semifinalsEdit

13 December 2015
15:30
Japan   24–29   China SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 600
Referees: Birch, Stenrand (DEN)
Fujii 14 (11–16) Jin, Sun 7
  3×  Report   4× 

13 December 2015
18:00
Argentina   28–14   Puerto Rico SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 400
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabaté (CIV)
Salvadó 7 (13–6) three players 3
  2×  Report   3× 

19th place gameEdit

14 December 2015
13:00
Japan   44–15   Puerto Rico SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 400
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (SRB)
Matsumura 9 (21–7) Ceballos, García 4
  3×  Report   3× 

17th place gameEdit

14 December 2015
15:30
China   35–27   Argentina SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 200
Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)
Yan 8 (20–9) Karsten 7
  3×  Report  3× 

21st–24th place playoffEdit

 
21st–24th place semifinals21st place game
 
      
 
13 December
 
 
  Tunisia28
 
14 December
 
  Cuba24
 
  Tunisia39
 
13 December
 
  Kazakhstan23
 
  DR Congo30
 
 
  Kazakhstan (Pen.)31
 
23rd place game
 
 
14 December
 
 
  Cuba29
 
 
  DR Congo19

21st–24th place semifinalsEdit

13 December 2015
15:30
Tunisia   28–24   Cuba Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 1,500
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (SRB)
Hamrouni 7 (15–12) Rizo 9
  2×  Report   3× 

13 December 2015
18:00
DR Congo   30–31   Kazakhstan Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Mwasesa 11 (12–11) Tankina 8
  2×  Report   4× 

FT: 26–26 Pen: 4–5

23rd place gameEdit

14 December 2015
15:30
Cuba   29–19   DR Congo Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 100
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Rizo 8 (14–10) Mwasesa 7
  2×  Report   2× 

21st place gameEdit

14 December 2015
13:00
Tunisia   39–23   Kazakhstan Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 100
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
Hamrouni 9 (16–12) Rodina, Tankina 5
  1×  Report   3× 

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

 
Round of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
              
 
13 December
 
 
  Netherlands36
 
16 December
 
  Serbia20
 
  Netherlands28
 
14 December
 
  France25
 
  Spain21
 
18 December
 
  France22
 
  Netherlands30
 
14 December
 
  Poland25
 
  Poland24
 
16 December
 
  Hungary23
 
  Poland21
 
14 December
 
  Russia20
 
  Russia30
 
20 December
 
  South Korea25
 
  Netherlands23
 
13 December
 
  Norway31
 
  Germany22
 
16 December
 
  Norway28
 
  Norway26
 
14 December
 
  Montenegro25
 
  Montenegro38
 
18 December
 
  Angola28
 
  Norway (OT)35
 
13 December
 
  Romania33 Third place
 
  Denmark26
 
16 December20 December
 
  Sweden19
 
  Denmark30  Poland22
 
13 December
 
  Romania (OT)31   Romania31
 
  Brazil22
 
 
  Romania25
 
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
18 December
 
 
  France25
 
20 December
 
  Russia31
 
  Russia25
 
18 December
 
  Denmark21
 
  Montenegro20
 
 
  Denmark28
 
Seventh place
 
 
20 December
 
 
  France34
 
 
  Montenegro23

Round of 16Edit

13 December 2015
20:30
Germany   22–28   Norway Arena Nord, Frederikshavn
Attendance: 1,348
Referees: Horváth, Márton (HUN)
S. Müller, Smits 7 (10–15) Løke 9
  3×  Report   3× 

13 December 2015
20:30
Brazil   22–25   Romania SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,100
Referees: García, Marín (ESP)
Rodrigues 5 (8–13) Brădeanu 7
  3×  Report   2× 

13 December 2015
20:45
Denmark   26–19   Sweden Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
S. Jørgensen 6 (15–7) Ahlm 5
  3×  Report   2× 

13 December 2015
20:45
Netherlands   36–20   Serbia Næstved Arena, Næstved
Attendance: 2,744
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Abbingh 6 (17–6) Krpež 6
  3×  Report   4× 

14 December 2015
17:45
Spain   21–22   France SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,400
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Pena 7 (12–9) Niombla 8
  4×  1×  Report   4× 

14 December 2015
18:00
Poland   24–23   Hungary Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 1,230
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Kudłacz-Gloc 8 (13–14) Hornyák, Szucsánszki 5
  4×  Report   4× 

14 December 2015
20:30
Russia   30–25   South Korea SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 1,100
Referees: Lenci, Grillo (ARG)
Akopian 6 (16–13) Lee 7
  3×  Report   3× 

14 December 2015
20:45
Montenegro   38–28   Angola Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 1,230
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
Radičević 9 (19–13) Bernardo 11
  3×  Report   2× 

QuarterfinalsEdit

16 December 2015
17:45
Netherlands   28–25   France SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 2,500
Referees: Horváth, Márton (HUN)
Polman 10 (15–12) Pineau 8
  2×  Report   2× 

16 December 2015
18:00
Poland   21–20   Russia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 8,000
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
Kobylińska 6 (11–9) Vyakhireva 5
  3×  Report   2× 

16 December 2015
20:30
Norway   26–25   Montenegro SYDBANK Arena, Kolding
Attendance: 2,800
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Mørk 8 (13–11) Mehmedović, Radičević 6
  4×  Report   4×  1× 

16 December 2015
20:45
Denmark   30–31 (ET)   Romania Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
L. Jørgensen 6 (10–13) Neagu 15
  4×  Report   3× 

FT: 27–27 ET: 3–4

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

18 December 2015
13:00
France   25–31   Russia Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 3,500
Referees: Koo, Lee (KOR)
Zaadi 6 (8–15) Vyakhireva 6
  3×  1×  Report   3× 

18 December 2015
15:30
Montenegro   20–28   Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 9,500
Referees: Horváth, Márton (HUN)
Radičević, Knežević 4 (11–15) S. Jørgensen 8
  3×  Report   3× 

SemifinalsEdit

18 December 2015
18:00
Netherlands   30–25   Poland Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 9,500
Referees: Antić, Jakovljević (SRB)
Polman 8 (15–8) Kudłacz-Gloc 5
  3×  Report   3× 

18 December 2015
20:45
Norway   35–33 (ET)   Romania Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 10,200
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Mørk 8 (17–14) Neagu 8
  3×  1×  Report   4× 

FT: 27–27 ET: 8–6

Seventh place gameEdit

20 December 2015
09:45
France   34–23   Montenegro Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Ayglon, Dembele 7 (20–13) Radičević 7
  3×  Report   3× 

Fifth place gameEdit

20 December 2015
12:15
Russia   25–21   Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 9,000
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Vyakhireva 7 (12–16) S. Jørgensen 7
  2×  Report   3× 

Third place gameEdit

20 December 2015
14:45
Poland   22–31   Romania Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Arntsen, Røen (NOR)
Achruk 6 (8–15) Neagu 10
  3×  Report   3× 

FinalEdit

20 December 2015
17:15
Netherlands   23–31   Norway Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Polman 8 (9–20) Herrem 7
  3×  Report   3× 

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Top scorer
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  3. ^ Denmark and Qatar host World Championships 2015
  4. ^ "Grimsbø Shines as Norway Claim the Title". ihf.info. 20 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Neagu Leads Romania to Bronze". ihf.info. 20 December 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d Danish Handball Federation (press release). "VM 2015 i Frederikshavn, Herning, Kolding og Næstved". hbold.dk. Hbold.dk. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  7. ^ "IHF sets date for ballot of Womens World Championships groups - Two wildcards?". handball-world.com. 23 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b c d "Germany and Serbia receive wild cards for 2015 Women's World Championship in DEN". ihf.info. 22 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Kazakhstan to host the final qualification tournament for Denmark 2015". ihf.info. 20 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Mexico - Final participant on the four nations tournament". ihf.info. 3 June 2015.
  11. ^ "Referee Nominations 2015". ihf.info. 3 December 2015.
  12. ^ "Draw for Denmark 2015 will take place on 24 June". ihf.info. 20 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Draw for the 2015 IHF Women's Handball World Championship". ihf.info. 23 June 2015.
  14. ^ "Interesting draw for the Wch". denmark2015.com. 24 June 2015. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  15. ^ "See the seeding for the draw". denmark2015.com. 23 June 2015.
  16. ^ Schedule
  17. ^ "Ranking: 9th-24th Place Confirmed". ihf.info. 14 December 2015.

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