Handball at the 1980 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The men's tournament was one of two handball tournaments at the 1980 Summer Olympics. It was the fourth appearance of a men's handball tournament as a medal event at the Olympic Games.

1980 Men's Olympic handball tournament
Tournament details
Host country Soviet Union
Dates20–30 July
Teams12
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions East Germany (1st title)
Runner-up Soviet Union
Third place Romania
Fourth place Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches36
Goals scored1560 (43.33 per match)
Top scorer(s)Poland Jerzy Klempel
(44 goals)
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QualificationEdit

Qualification Date Host Berths Qualified
Host nation 23 October 1974   Vienna 1   Soviet Union
1978 World Championship 26 January – 5 February 1978   Denmark 6 5   West Germany
  East Germany
  Denmark
  Yugoslavia
  Poland
  Romania
1978 World Championship Group B 22 February – 3 March 1978   Spain 2 3   Spain
   Switzerland
  Hungary
1979 African Championship 20–31 July 1979   Brazzaville 1   Tunisia
  Algeria
1979 Pan American Championship 6–12 January 1980   Mexico City 1   Cuba
Asian qualification 1   Kuwait
Total 12

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

12 teams played each other in two groups to decide for which place each of them will compete in the final round.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   East Germany 5 4 1 0 108 92 +16 9 Gold medal game
2   Hungary 5 3 2 0 96 88 +8 8 Bronze medal game
3   Spain 5 2 1 2 102 106 −4 5 Fifth place game
4   Poland 5 2 1 2 123 97 +26 5 Seventh place game
5   Denmark 5 1 0 4 96 104 −8 2 Ninth place game
6   Cuba 5 0 1 4 103 141 −38 1 Eleventh place game
20 July 1980
17:00
Denmark   30–18   Cuba Sokolniki Arena
Poulsen 8 (18–8) Querol 5
20 July 1980
18:30
Poland   20–20   Hungary Sokolniki Arena
Garpiel, Kałuziński 5 (7–11) Kontra 8
20 July 1980
20:00
East Germany   21–17   Spain Sokolniki Arena
Doering, Wahl 6 (6–9) Uría 6

22 July 1980
17:00
Poland   34–19   Cuba Dynamo Sports Palace
Klempel 11 (14–10) Prendes 5
22 July 1980
18:30
Denmark   19–20   Spain Dynamo Sports Palace
Pazyj 5 (9–9) Albisu 5
22 July 1980
20:00
East Germany   14–14   Hungary Dynamo Sports Palace
Wahl 6 (9–7) Kontra 4

24 July 1980
17:00
Spain   17–20   Hungary Sokolniki Arena
Serrano 4 (8–10) Kovács 6
24 July 1980
18:30
Denmark   12–26   Poland Sokolniki Arena
Jeppesen 5 (5–9) Klempel 10
24 July 1980
20:00
East Germany   27–20   Cuba Sokolniki Arena
Wahl 6 (13–10) Agramonte 9

26 July 1980
17:00
Spain   24–24   Cuba Dynamo Sports Palace
Albisu 9 (9–13) Agramonte, Prendes 7
26 July 1980
18:30
Denmark   15–16   Hungary Dynamo Sports Palace
Poulsen 4 (6–8) Kovács 4
26 July 1980
20:00
East Germany   22–21   Poland Dynamo Sports Palace
Dreibrodt, Wahl 5 (11–9) Panas 7

28 July 1980
17:00
Hungary   26–22   Cuba Sokolniki Arena
Kontra 10 (14–11) Casuso 8
28 July 1980
18:30
Poland   22–24   Spain Sokolniki Arena
Klempel 8 (13–11) Albisu 7
28 July 1980
20:00
East Germany   24–20   Denmark Sokolniki Arena
Krüger 7 (13–9) Dahl-Nielsen 7

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Soviet Union (H) 5 4 0 1 134 75 +59 8 Gold medal game
2   Romania 5 4 0 1 119 88 +31 8 Bronze medal game
3   Yugoslavia 5 4 0 1 132 92 +40 8 Fifth place game
4   Switzerland 5 2 0 3 110 98 +12 4 Seventh place game
5   Algeria 5 1 0 4 94 124 −30 2 Ninth place game
6   Kuwait 5 0 0 5 64 176 −112 0 Eleventh place game
Source:[citation needed]
(H) Host
20 July 1980
17:00
Yugoslavia   22–18   Algeria Dynamo Sports Palace
Jovović 6 (12–10) Mekhnache 6
20 July 1980
18:30
Romania   32–12   Kuwait Dynamo Sports Palace
Stîngă, Vasilache 5 (18–3) J. Al-Qassar 9
20 July 1980
20:00
Soviet Union   22–15   Switzerland Dynamo Sports Palace
Anpilogov, Belov 4 (13–8) Züllig 5

22 July 1980
17:00
Romania   26–18   Algeria Sokolniki Arena
Stîngă 7 (14–7) Djeffal 10
22 July 1980
18:30
Soviet Union   38–11   Kuwait Sokolniki Arena
Anpilogov 11 (22–5) J. Al-Qassar 4
22 July 1980
20:00
Yugoslavia   26–21   Switzerland Sokolniki Arena
Obran 6 (12–8) Jehle, Züllig 6

24 July 1980
17:00
Switzerland   32–14   Kuwait Dynamo Sports Palace
Züllig 10 (14–6) J. Al-Qassar 5
24 July 1980
18:30
Soviet Union   33–10   Algeria Dynamo Sports Palace
Fedyukin, Zhuk 6 (16–3) Hamiche 3
24 July 1980
20:00
Yugoslavia   23–21   Romania Dynamo Sports Palace
Jurina 8 (12–9) Stîngă 7

26 July 1980
17:00
Spain   26–18   Algeria Sokolniki Arena
Züllig 11 (11–7) Bouzerar 5
26 July 1980
18:30
Yugoslavia   44–10   Kuwait Sokolniki Arena
Jurina 9 (24–5) Al-Qena'i 4
26 July 1980
20:00
Soviet Union   19–22   Romania Sokolniki Arena
Belov 5 (15–9) Stîngă 7

28 July 1980
17:00
Kuwait   17–30   Algeria Dynamo Sports Palace
Al-Randi 4 (14–11) Djeffal 7
28 July 1980
18:30
Romania   18–16   Switzerland Dynamo Sports Palace
Birtalan 6 (9–6) Jehle, Züllig 4
28 July 1980
20:00
Soviet Union   22–17   Yugoslavia Dynamo Sports Palace
Fedyukin 5 (12–9) Jurina 9

Final roundEdit

Eleventh place gameEdit

30 July 1980
11:00
Cuba   32–24   Kuwait Dynamo Sports Palace
Agramonte 9 (16–13) Al-Randi 11

Ninth place gameEdit

30 July 1980
12:30
Denmark   28–20   Algeria Dynamo Sports Palace
Jeppesen 8 (15–9) Djeffal 6

Seventh place gameEdit

30 July 1980
14:00
Poland   23–22   Switzerland Dynamo Sports Palace
Klempel 9 (11–10) Huber, Maag 5

Fifth place gameEdit

30 July 1980
13:00
Spain   24–23   Yugoslavia Sokolniki Arena
Uría 6 (12–7) Mrkonja 8

Bronze medal gameEdit

30 July 1980
14:45
Hungary   18–20   Romania Sokolniki Arena
Kovács 5 (7–11) Stîngă 7

Gold medal gameEdit

30 July 1980
18:30
East Germany   23–22 (ET)   Soviet Union Sokolniki Arena
Krüger 6 (10–10) Anpilogov, Belov 5

FT: 20–20 ET: 3–2

Rankings and statisticsEdit

Team rostersEdit

  Algeria   Cuba   Denmark   East Germany   Hungary   Kuwait
Ali Akacha
Omar Azzeb
Abdel Atif Bakir
Abdelkrim Bendjemil
Abdel Atif Bergheul
Azzedine Bouzerar
Ahcen Djeffal
Ahmed Farfar
Abdel Krim Hamiche
Kamel Hebri
Mohamed Machou
Mouloud Mekhnache
Rashid Mokhrani
Abdel Madjid Slimani
Jesús Agramonte
Moisés Casales
Roberto Casuso
Ibrain Crombet
Miguel Izquierdo
Lázaro Jiménez
Juan Llanes
Sabino Medina
José Nenínger
Pablo Pedroso
Juan Prendes
Juan Querol
Roberto Zulueta
Lázaro Pedroso
Michael Jørn Berg
Morten Stig Christensen
Anders Dahl-Nielsen
Iver Grunnet
Hans Hattesen
Carsten Haurum
Palle Jensen
Bjarne Jeppesen
Mogens Jeppesen
Thomas Pazyj
Erik Bue Pedersen
Poul Kjær Poulsen
Per Skaarup
Ole Nørskov Sørensen
Hans-Georg Beyer
Lothar Doering
Günter Dreibrodt
Ernst Gerlach
Klaus Gruner
Rainer Höft
Hans-Georg Jaunich
Hartmut Krüger
Peter Rost
Dietmar Schmidt
Wieland Schmidt
Siegfried Voigt
Frank-Michael Wahl
Ingolf Wiegert
Coach: Paul Tiedemann
Béla Bartalos (TBSC)
János Fodor (FTC)
Ernő Gubányi (TBSC)
László Jánovszki (Budapest Spartacus SC)
Alpár Jegenyés (Budapest Honvéd SE)
József Kenyeres (Budapest Honvéd SE)
Zsolt Kontra (TBSC)
Péter Kovács (Budapest Honvéd SE)
Miklós Kovacsics (PMSC)
Ambrus Lele (Szegedi Volán)
Árpád Pál (TBSC)
László Szabó (Szegedi Volán)
István Szilágyi (FTC)
Sándor Vass (Elektromos SE)
Abdel Aziz Al-Anjri
Khamis Bashir
Jasem al-Deyab
Ahmed al-Emran
Majid Al-Khamis
Faraj Al-Mutairi
Saleh Najem
Jasem Al-Qassar
Mond al-Qassar
Abdullah Al-Qena'i
Musa'ed Al-Randi
Ismael Shah Al-Zadah
Khaled Shah
Fawzi Al-Shuwairbat
  Poland   Romania   Soviet Union   Spain   Switzerland   Yugoslavia
Janusz Brzozowski
Piotr Czaczka
Jerzy Garpiel
Zbigniew Gawlik
Ryszard Jedliński
Andrzej Kącki
Alfred Kałuziński
Jerzy Klempel
Grzegorz Kosma
Marek Panas
Henryk Rozmiarek
Zbigniew Tłuczyński
Daniel Waszkiewicz
Mieczysław Wojczak
Ştefan Birtalan
Iosif Boroş
Adrian Cosma
Cezar Drăgăniṭă
Marian Dumitru
Cornel Durău
Alexandru Fölker
Claudiu Ionescu
Nicolae Munteanu
Vasile Stîngă
Lucian Vasilache
Neculai Vasilcă
Radu Voina
Maricel Voinea
Coach: Stavru Pană
Aleksandr Anpilogov
Vladimir Belov
Yevgeni Chernyshov
Anatoli Fedyukin
Mykhaylo Ishchenko
Aleksandr Karshakevich
Yury Kidyayev
Vladimir Kravtsov
Serhiy Kushniryuk
Viktor Makhorin
Voldemaras Novickis
Vladimir Repev
Mykola Tomyn
Aleksey Zhuk
Jesús María Albisu
Vicente Calabuig
Juan de la Puente
Juan Pedro de Miguel
Francisco López
Gregorio López
Rafael López
Agustín Millán
Juan Francisco Muñoz
José Ignacio Novoa
José María Pagoaga
Eugenio Serrano
Juan José Uría
Juan Javier Cabanas
Konrad Affolter
Roland Brand
Hans Huber
Ugo Jametti
Peter Jehle
Robert Jehle
Hanspeter Lutz
Peter Maag
Walter Müller
Martin Ott
Max Schär
Rudolf Weber
Eduard Wickli
Ernst Züllig
Zlatan Arnautović
Jovica Cvetković
Adnan Dizdar
Jovica Elezović
Mile Isaković
Drago Jovović
Pavle Jurina
Enver Koso
Peter Mahne
Jasmin Mrkonja
Velibor Nenadić
Goran Nerić
Stjepan Obran
Momir Rnić

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