Handball at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Handball at the 1976 Summer Olympics featured competition for men and women.[1]

Handball at the
1976 Summer Olympics
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Handball
Tournament details
Host country Canada
Dates18–28 July
Teams18
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (men)
 Soviet Union (women)
Runner-up Romania (men)
 East Germany (women)
Third place Poland (men)
 Hungary (women)
Fourth place West Germany (men)
 Romania (women)
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On 26 July, a Croatian nationalist ran onto the field of play during the men's match between SFR Yugoslavia and West Germany and set fire to the Yugoslav flag before being detained by security.[2]

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksandr Anpilogov
Yevgeni Chernyshov
Anatoli Fedyukin
Valeri Gassy
Vasily Ilyin
Mykhaylo Ishchenko
Yuri Kidyaev
Yuri Klimov
Vladimir Kravtsov
Serhiy Kushniryuk
Yuriy Lahutyn
Vladimir Maksimov
Oleksandr Rezanov
Mykola Tomyn
  Romania (ROU)
Ștefan Birtalan
Adrian Cosma
Cezar Drăgăniṭă
Alexandru Fölker
Cristian Gațu
Mircea Grabovschi
Roland Gunesch
Gabriel Kicsid
Ghiță Licu
Nicolae Munteanu
Cornel Penu
Werner Stöckl
Constantin Tudosie
Radu Voina
  Poland (POL)
Zdzisław Antczak
Janusz Brzozowski
Piotr Cieśla
Jan Gmyrek
Alfred Kałuziński
Jerzy Klempel
Zygfryd Kuchta
Jerzy Melcer
Ryszard Przybysz
Henryk Rozmiarek
Andrzej Sokołowski
Andrzej Szymczak
Mieczysław Wojczak
Włodzimierz Zieliński
Women
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Lyubov Berezhnaya
Lyudmyla Bobrus
Aldona Česaitytė
Tetyana Hlushchenko
Larysa Karlova
Mariya Litoshenko
Nina Lobova
Tetyana Makarets
Lyudmyla Panchuk
Rafiga Shabanova
Nataliya Sherstyuk
Lyudmila Shubina
Zinaida Turchyna
Halyna Zakharova
  East Germany (GDR)
Gabriele Badorek
Hannelore Burosch
Roswitha Krause
Waltraud Kretzschmar
Evelyn Matz
Liane Michaelis
Eva Paskuy
Kristina Richter
Christina Rost
Silvia Siefert
Marion Tietz
Petra Uhlig
Christina Voß
Hannelore Zober
  Hungary (HUN)
Éva Angyal
Mária Berzsenyi
Ágota Bujdosó
Klára Csíkné
Zsuzsanna Kéziné
Katalin Lakiné
Rozália Lelkesné
Márta Megyeriné
Ilona Nagy
Marianna Nagy
Erzsébet Németh
Amália Sterbinszky
Borbála Tóth Harsányi
Mária Vadászné

Participating nationsEdit

Each qualified country was allowed to enter one team of 14 players and they all were eligible for participation. Five nations competed in both tournaments. Japan entered only a squad of twelve women and twelve men. Only four male reserve players did not participate (one from Denmark, two from Hungary, and one from Czechoslovakia).

A total of 230(*) handball players (148 men and 82 women) from 12 nations (men from 11 nations – women from 6 nations) competed at the Montreal Games:

(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)2002
2  East Germany (GDR)0101
  Romania (ROU)0101
4  Hungary (HUN)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
Totals (5 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Handball at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  2. ^ Istaknute akcije hrvatskih emigranata Archived 17 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine

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