Handball at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The men's tournament was one of two handball tournaments at the 1984 Summer Olympics. It was the fifth appearance of a men's handball tournament as a medal event at the Olympic Games.

1984 Men's Olympic handball tournament
Tournament details
Host country United States
DatesJuly 31 – August 11
Teams12
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Yugoslavia (2nd title)
Runner-up West Germany
Third place Romania
Fourth place Denmark
Tournament statistics
Matches36
Top scorer(s)Sweden Björn Jilsén
(50 goals)
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ResultsEdit

Preliminary RoundEdit

Teams in two groups played each other in a round to decide, for which place each of them should compete in the Final Round.

Group AEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts            
1.   Yugoslavia (YUG) 5 4 1 0 123 76 9 X 19:18 22:22 25:11 32:15 25:10
2.   Romania (ROU) 5 4 0 1 120 91 8 18:19 X 26:17 23:17 28:22 25:16
3.   Iceland (ISL) 5 3 1 1 102 96 7 22:22 17:26 X 23:16 21:17 19:15
4.   Switzerland (SUI) 5 2 0 3 83 102 4 11:25 17:23 16:23 X 20:13 19:18
5.   Japan (JPN) 5 1 0 4 84 117 2 15:32 22:28 17:21 13:20 X 17:16
6.   Algeria (ALG) 5 0 0 5 75 105 0 10:25 16:25 15:19 18:19 16:17 X

Group BEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts            
1.   West Germany (FRG) 5 5 0 0 114 95 10 X 20:18 18:17 18:16 21:19 37:25
2.   Denmark (DEN) 5 4 0 1 115 99 8 18:20 X 26:19 21:16 19:16 31:28
3.   Sweden (SWE) 5 3 0 2 119 110 6 17:18 19:26 X 26:25 21:18 36:23
4.   Spain (ESP) 5 2 0 3 105 106 4 16:18 16:21 25:26 X 17:16 31:25
5.   United States (USA) 5 0 1 4 91 100 1 19:21 16:19 18:21 16:17 X 22:22
6.   South Korea (KOR) 5 0 1 4 123 157 1 25:37 28:31 23:36 25:31 22:22 X

Final RoundEdit

  • 1st-placed teams from each group competed for the 1st place in this round;
  • 2nd-placed - competed for the 3rd place
  • 3rd-placed - competed for the 5th place
  • 4th-placed - competed for the 7th place
  • 5th-placed - competed for the 9th place
  • 6th-placed - competed for the 11th place

All matches were held on 10 August.

11th place match

  • South Korea 25-21 Algeria

9th place match

  • United States 24-16 Japan

7th place match

  • Switzerland 18-17 Spain

5th place match

  • Sweden 26-24 Iceland

3rd place match

  • Romania 23-19 Denmark

1st place match

  • Yugoslavia 18-17 West Germany

SummaryEdit

Place Nation
1   Yugoslavia (YUG)
Coach: Branislav Pokrajac
Zlatan Arnautović (Borac Banja Luka)
Mirko Bašić (Metaloplastika Šabac)
Jovica Elezović (Proleter Zrenjanin)
Mile Isaković (Metaloplastika Šabac)
Pavle Jurina (Partizan Bjelovar)
Milan Kalina (Crvena zvezda Beograd)
Slobodan Kuzmanovski (Metaloplastika Šabac)
Dragan Mladenović (Železničar Niš)
Zdravko Rađenović (Schwabing/FRG)
Momir Rnić (Proleter Zrenjanin)
Branko Štrbac (Crvena zvezda Beograd)
Veselin Vujović (Metaloplastika Šabac)
Veselin Vuković (Metaloplastika Šabac)
Zdravko Zovko (Medveščak-Infosistem)
Rolando Pušnik (RK Crvenka)
2   West Germany (FRG)
13 Jochen Fraatz
Thomas Happe
Arnulf Meffle
Rüdiger Neitzel
6 Michael Paul
Dirk Rauin
Siegfried Roch
Michael Roth
Ulrich Roth
4 Martin Schwalb
Uwe Schwenker
10 Thomas Springel
1 Andreas Thiel
12 Klaus Wöller
Erhard Wunderlich
3   Romania (ROU)
Coach: Radu Voina
Mircea Bedivan
Dumitru Berbece
Iosif Boroş
Alexandru Buligan
Gheorghe Covaciu
Gheorghe Dogărescu
Marian Dumitru
Cornel Durău
Alexandru Fölker
Nicolae Munteanu
Vasile Oprea
Adrian Simion
Vasile Stîngă
Neculai Vasilcă
Maricel Voinea
4   Denmark (DEN)
Morten Stig Christensen
Anders Dahl-Nielsen
Peter Fenger
Jørgen Gluver
Hans Hattesen
Carsten Haurum
Klaus Jensen
Mogens Jeppesen
Keld Nielsen
Erik Rasmussen
Jens Roepstorff
Per Skaarup
Poul Sørensen
Mikael Strøm
5   Sweden (SWE)
Göran Bengtsson
Per Carlén
Lennart Ebbinge
Lars-Erik Hansson
Claes Hellgren
Rolf Hertzberg
Björn Jilsén
Pär Jilsén
Mats Lindau
Christer Magnusson
Per Öberg
Peter Olofsson
Mats Olsson
Sten Sjögren
Danny Sjöberg-Augustsson
6   Iceland (ISL)
Þorbergur Aðalsteinsson
Kristján Arason
Steinar Birgisson
Jens Einarsson
Alfreð Gíslason
Bjarni Guðmundsson
Guðmundur Guðmundsson
Sigurður Gunnarsson
Atli Hilmarsson
Þorbjörn Jensson
Brynjar Kvaran
Þorgils Mathiesen
Jakob Sigurðsson
Sigurður Sveinsson
Einar Þorvarðarson
7   Switzerland (SUI)
Jürgen Bätschmann
René Barth
Markus Braun
Max Delhees
Roland Gassmann
Martin Glaser
Peter Hürlimann
Peter Jehle
Heinz Karrer
Uwe Mall
Martin Ott
Norwin Platzer
Martin Rubin
Max Schär
Peter Weber
8   Spain (ESP)
Cecilio Alonso
Juan Javier Cabanas
Juan de la Puente
Juan Pedro de Miguel
Pedro García
Rafael López
Agustín Millán
Juan Francisco Muñoz
José Ignacio Novoa
Jaime Puig
Javier Reino
Lorenzo Rico
Julián Ruiz
Eugenio Serrano
Juan José Uría
9   United States (USA)
Coach: Javier Garcia
James Buehning
Robert Djokcvich
Tim Dykstra
Craig Gilbert
Steven Goss
William Kessler
Stephen Kirk
Peter Lash
Michael Lenard
Joseph McVein
Gregory Morava
Rod Oshita
Thomas Schneeberger
Joe Story
Tim Funk
10   Japan (JPN)
Seimei Gamo
Takashi Ikenoue
Yasou Ikona
Hidetada Ito
Koji Matsui
Mitsuaki Nakamoto
Kiyoshi Nishiyama
Takahiro Ohata
Nobuo Sasaki
Kenzo Seki
Yoshihiro Shiga
Katsutoshi Taguchi
Seiichi Takamura
Yukihiko Uemura
Shinji Yamamoto
11   South Korea (KOR)
An Jin-su
Choi Geun-nyeon
Choi Tae-seop
Hwang Yak-na
Gang Deok-su
Gang Jae-won
Gang Tae-gu
Go Seok-chang
Lee Gwang-nam
Lee Sang-hyo
Im Gyu-ha
Im Yeong-cheol
Park Byeong-hong
Park Yeong-dae
Sim Jeong-man
12   Algeria (ALG)
Omar Azeb
Djaffar Bel Hocine
Abdelkrim Bendjemil
Abdel Salem Ben Magh Soula
Brahim Boudrali
Mourad Boussebt
Mustapha Doballah
Abu Sofiane Draouci
Hocine Ledra
Kamel Maoudj
Mouloud Meknache
Zineddine Mohamed Seghir
Rachid Mokrani
Kamel Ouchia
Azzedine Ouhib

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