2016 Asian Men's Handball Championship

The 2016 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the 17th edition of the Asian Men's Handball Championship, held from 15 to 28 January 2016 in Isa Town and Manama, Bahrain. It acted as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2017 World Championship.[1]

2016 Asian Championship
2016 Asian Men's Handball Champ. (logo).png
Tournament details
Host country Bahrain
Dates15–28 January
Teams11 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Qatar (2nd title)
Runner-up Bahrain
Third place Japan
Fourth place Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches35
Goals scored1802 (51.49 per match)
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Qatar secured their second consecutive title by defeating Bahrain 27–22 in the final. The bronze medal was captured by Japan, by beating Saudi Arabia 25–16.[2]

DrawEdit

Group A Group B

  Qatar
  South Korea
  Oman
  Japan
  Syria
  Macau

  Iran
  United Arab Emirates
  Saudi Arabia
  China
  Lebanon
  Bahrain

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+3).[3]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Qatar 4 4 0 0 136 76 +60 8 Advanced to semifinals
2   Japan 4 3 0 1 108 93 +15 6
3   South Korea 4 2 0 2 109 111 −2 4 Advanced to 5–8th place semifinals
4   Oman 4 1 0 3 96 113 −17 2
5   Syria 4 0 0 4 69 125 −56 0 Advanced to 9–11th place semifinal
6   Macau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
Source: asianhandball
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.
16 January 2016
16:00
Japan   31–25   South Korea Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–10)
16 January 2016
18:00
Oman   19–37   Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–19)

18 January 2016
16:00
South Korea   23–22   Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–12)
18 January 2016
18:00
Syria   10–32   Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(6–18)

20 January 2016
16:00
Qatar   29–24   Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–12)
20 January 2016
18:00
Oman   31–24   Syria Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–11)

22 January 2016
16:00
Oman   24–29   Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–16)
22 January 2016
18:00
South Korea   38–20   Syria Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(19–5)

24 January 2016
16:00
Japan   24–15   Syria Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–6)
24 January 2016
18:00
Qatar   38–23   South Korea Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(19–13)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Bahrain (H) 5 5 0 0 162 102 +60 10 Advanced to semifinals
2   Saudi Arabia 5 3 1 1 133 96 +37 7
3   Iran 5 3 0 2 138 129 +9 6 Advanced to 5–8th place semifinals
4   United Arab Emirates 5 2 1 2 123 119 +4 5
5   Lebanon 5 1 0 4 110 159 −49 2 Advanced to 9–11th place semifinal
6   China 5 0 0 5 101 162 −61 0
Source: asianhandball
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.
(H) Host
15 January 2016
14:00
China   17–21   United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(5–9)
15 January 2016
16:00
Saudi Arabia   26–21   Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–10)
15 January 2016
19:30
Lebanon   18–41   Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–16)

17 January 2016
15:00
United Arab Emirates   17–17   Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(6–7)
17 January 2016
17:00
Lebanon   26–31   Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(13–16)
17 January 2016
19:00
China   18–41   Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–18)

19 January 2016
15:00
Iran   36–18   China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(17–10)
19 January 2016
17:00
Saudi Arabia   32–13   Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–4)
19 January 2016
19:00
Bahrain   28–26   United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–13)

21 January 2016
15:00
Saudi Arabia   34–20   China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–8)
21 January 2016
17:00
United Arab Emirates   27–23   Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–16)
21 January 2016
19:00
Iran   16–27   Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–13)

23 January 2016
15:00
Iran   34–32   United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–15)
23 January 2016
17:00
China   28–30   Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(18–15)
23 January 2016
19:00
Bahrain   25–24   Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–12)

Knockout stageEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
26 January – Isa Town
 
 
  Qatar22
 
28 January – Isa Town
 
  Saudi Arabia13
 
  Qatar27
 
26 January – Isa Town
 
  Bahrain22
 
  Bahrain29
 
 
  Japan23
 
Third place
 
 
28 January – Isa Town
 
 
  Saudi Arabia16
 
 
  Japan25
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
25 January – Manama
 
 
  South Korea32
 
27 January – Manama
 
  United Arab Emirates23
 
  South Korea28
 
25 January – Manama
 
  Iran29
 
  Iran32
 
 
  Oman27
 
Seventh place
 
 
27 January – Manama
 
 
  United Arab Emirates (Pen)31
 
 
  Oman30

9–11th place semifinalEdit

25 January 2016
15:00
Syria   24–31   China Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(13–11)

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

25 January 2016
17:00
South Korea   32–23   United Arab Emirates Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(16–9)

25 January 2016
19:00
Iran   32–27   Oman Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(14–14)

SemifinalsEdit

26 January 2016
17:00
Qatar   22–13   Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–9)

26 January 2016
19:00
Bahrain   29–23   Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–10)

Ninth place gameEdit

27 January 2016
15:00
China   30–23   Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(10–15)

Seventh place gameEdit

27 January 2016
17:00
United Arab Emirates   31–30   Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–12)

FT: 26–26 Pen: 5–4

Fifth place gameEdit

27 January 2016
19:00
South Korea   28–29   Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–15)

Third place gameEdit

28 January 2016
17:00
Saudi Arabia   16–25   Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–12)

FinalEdit

28 January 2016
19:00
Qatar   27–22   Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–11)

Final standingEdit

Rank[4] Team
    Qatar
    Bahrain
    Japan
4   Saudi Arabia
5   Iran
6   South Korea
7   United Arab Emirates
8   Oman
9   China
10   Lebanon
11   Syria
Team qualified for the 2017 World Championship

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Championship 2016: Eleven teams to fight for four spots at WCh 2017". handball-planet.com. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Qatar wins Asian Handball Championship". kuna.net. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Match schedule" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 January 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Final standing" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 February 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016.

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