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Handball at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The women's handball tournament at the 1992 Summer Olympics was contested by eight teams divided in two groups, with the top two proceeding to the semifinals and the bottom two proceeding to placement matches.

1992 Women's Olympic handball tournament
Tournament details
Host country Spain
Dates30 July - 8 August
Teams8
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions South Korea
Runner-up Norway
Third place Unified Team
Fourth place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches18
Goals scored800 (44.44 per match)
Top scorer(s)Natalya Morskova (EUN), 41 goals
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Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  Unified Team 3 3 0 0 77 56 +21 6
  Germany 3 2 0 1 86 61 +25 4
  United States 3 1 0 2 55 76 −21 2
  Nigeria 3 0 0 3 56 81 −25 0
Results        
Unified Team   28–22 23–16 26–18
Germany   22–28 26–24 22–16
United States   16–23 24–26 22–18
Nigeria   18–26 16–22 18–22

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
  South Korea 3 2 1 0 82 61 +21 5
  Norway 3 2 0 1 55 60 −5 4
  Austria 3 1 1 1 64 62 +2 3
  Spain 3 0 0 3 50 68 −18 0
Results        
South Korea   27–16 27–27 28–18
Norway   16–27 19–17 20–16
Austria   27–27 17–19 20–16
Spain   18–28 16–20 16–20

PlayoffsEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Unified Team22
 
 
 
  Norway23
 
  Norway21
 
 
 
  South Korea28
 
  South Korea26
 
 
  Germany25
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
 
 
 
  Unified Team24
 
 
  Germany20

SemifinalsEdit

August 6
14:00
Unified Team   22–23   Norway
(11-12)

August 6
16:00
South Korea   26–25   Germany
(17-13)

7th/8th classificationEdit

August 7
9:00
Spain   26–17   Nigeria
(14-5)

5th/6th classificationEdit

August 7
11:00
United States   17–26   Austria
(6-11)

Bronze medal matchEdit

August 8
10:00
Unified Team   24–20   Germany
(10-9)

FinalEdit

August 8
12:00
Norway   21–28   South Korea
(8-16)

Rankings and statisticsEdit

Final rankings
1   South Korea
2   Norway
3   Unified Team
4   Germany
5   Austria
6   United States
7   Spain
8   Nigeria
Top goalscorers
Player Games Goals Attempts
1. Natalya Morskova (EUN) 5 41 61
2. Lim O-Kyeong (KOR) 5 30 43
3. Jasna Kolar-Merdan (AUT) 4 23 40
3. Lee Mi-Young (KOR) 5 23 36
5. Silvia Schmitt (GER) 5 22 41
6. Heidi Sundal (NOR) 5 21 32
7. Sung-Ok Oh (KOR) 5 20 44
8. Auta Olivia Sana (NGR) 3 19 36
8. Maryna Bazhanova (EUN) 5 19 26
All-star team
Marianna Racz (AUT)
Maryna Bazhanova (EUN) Silvia Schmitt (GER) Natalya Morskova (EUN)
Lee Mi-Young (KOR) Lim O-Kyeong (KOR) Heidi Sundal (NOR)

ReferencesEdit