Handball at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

Handball competition at the 2004 Summer Olympics for women took place in the Sports Pavilion at the Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex for the preliminary competition. From the quarter final stage onwards the women's event moved to the Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena.

2004 Women's Olympic handball tournament
Tournament details
Host country Greece
Dates14–29 August
Teams10 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Denmark (3rd title)
Runner-up South Korea
Third place Ukraine
Fourth place France
Tournament statistics
Matches33
Top scorer(s)Hungary Bojana Radulović
(54 goals)
Best playerDenmark Katrine Fruelund
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The women's event involved ten teams split in two groups:
Group A: Brazil, China, Greece, Hungary, and Ukraine
Group B: Angola, Denmark, France, South Korea, and Spain

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Denmark (DEN)
Louise Bager Nørgaard
Rikke Skov
Henriette Mikkelsen
Mette Vestergaard
Rikke Hørlykke
Camilla Thomsen
Karin Mortensen
Lotte Kiærskou
Trine Jensen
Katrine Fruelund
Rikke Petersen-Schmidt
Kristine Andersen
Karen Brødsgaard
Line Daugaard
Josephine Touray
  South Korea (KOR)
Oh Yong-ran
Woo Sun-hee
Huh Soon-young
Lee Gong-joo
Jang So-hee
Kim Hyun-ok
Kim Cha-youn
Oh Seong-ok
Huh Young-sook
Moon Kyeong-ha
Lim O-kyeong
Lee Sang-eun
Myoung Bok-hee
Choi Im-jeong
Moon Pil-hee
  Ukraine (UKR)
Nataliya Borysenko
Ganna Burmystrova
Tetyana Shynkarenko
Maryna Vergelyuk
Olena Yatsenko
Ganna Siukalo
Olena Radchenko
Olena Tsyhytsia
Galyna Markushevska
Lyudmyla Shevchenko
Iryna Honcharova
Nataliya Lyapina
Anastasiya Borodina
Larysa Zaspa
Oxana Rayhel

QualificationEdit

Mean of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 5 September 1997   Lausanne 1   Greece
2002 European Championship 6–15 December 2002   Denmark 1   Denmark
2003 Pan American Games 2–12 August 2003   Santo Domingo 1   Brazil
African qualification tournament 18–20 September 2003   Luanda 1   Angola
Asian qualification tournament 23–28 September 2003   Japan 1   China
2003 World Championship 2–14 December 2003   Croatia 5   France
  Hungary
  South Korea
  Ukraine
  Spain
Total 10

Group stageEdit

All times are local (UTC+3).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Ukraine 4 4 0 0 99 82 +17 8 Quarterfinals
2   Hungary 4 3 0 1 118 93 +25 6
3   China 4 2 0 2 106 90 +16 4
4   Brazil 4 1 0 3 97 105 −8 2
5   Greece (H) 4 0 0 4 74 124 −50 0
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.
(H) Host
15 August 2004
14:30
China   24–28   Hungary Sports Pavilion
Referees: Aly Hassan, Yasser (EGY)
Li W. 8 (11–14) Kulcsár, Radulovics 8
  11×    11× 
15 August 2004
16:30
Greece   21–29   Brazil Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Baum, Góralczyk (POL)
Gioupi 6 (8–14) Piedade 7
  7×    5× 

17 August 2004
14:30
Ukraine   26–21   China Sports Pavilion
Referees: Bretó, Huelin (ESP)
Rayhel 9 (15-10) Li W. 7
  5×    4× 
17 August 2004
16:30
Hungary   33–20   Greece Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Gardinovački, Marić (SCG)
Kirsner, Siti 6 (15–9) Gioupi 8
  4×    8×  1× 

19 August 2004
16:30
Greece   13–33   China Sports Pavilion
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
three players 3 (6–15) Zhai 7
  7×    4× 
19 August 2004
19:30
Brazil   19–21   Ukraine Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Gardinovački, Marić (SCG)
A. Silva 6 (10–10) Yatsenko, Lyapina 5
  4×    4× 

21 August 2004
16:30
Ukraine   29–20   Greece Sports Pavilion
Referees: Gardinovački, Marić (SCG)
Lyapina 7 (15–10) Gkolia 10
  4×    3× 
21 August 2004
21:30
Brazil   26–35   Hungary Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bretó, Huelin (ESP)
A. Silva 8 (14–19) Radulovics 10
  4×    5× 

23 August 2004
16:30
China   28–23   Brazil Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Zhai 10 (11–13) Nascimento 5
  3×    4× 
23 August 2004
19:30
Hungary   22–23   Ukraine Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Øie, Togstad (NOR)
Radulovics 9 (12–8) Lyapina 8
  7×    6×  1× 

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   South Korea 4 3 1 0 135 103 +32 7[a] Quarterfinals
2   Denmark 4 3 1 0 125 98 +27 7[a]
3   France 4 2 0 2 105 106 −1 4
4   Spain 4 0 1 3 86 110 −24 1[b]
5   Angola 4 0 1 3 97 131 −34 1[b]
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b South Korea 29–29 Denmark
  2. ^ a b Spain 24–24 Angola
15 August 2004
19:30
Spain   24–24   Angola Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Gardinovački, Marić (SCG)
Puche 13 (14–10) Belezura, Dionísia 5
  4×    6× 
15 August 2004
21:30
Denmark   35–26   France Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Požežnik, Repenšek (SLO)
Brødsgaard 8 (16–11) Cendier Ajaguin, Pecqueux-Rolland 4
  3×    3× 

17 August 2004
19:30
South Korea   29–29   Denmark Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Woo 8 (14–13) Kiærskou, Fruelund 7
  7×    3× 
17 August 2004
21:30
France   27–20   Spain Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Lejeune, Tervel 6 (13–10) Puche 5
  4×    3× 

19 August 2004
14:30
Angola   30–40   South Korea Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
Ilda 11 (12–19) Oh 10
  1×    3× 
19 August 2004
21:30
Spain   21–23   Denmark Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Aly Hassan, Yasser (EGY)
Mangué 6 (8–14) Thomsen, Andersen 4
  5×    1× 

21 August 2004
14:30
Angola   21–29   France Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Ilda 7 (6–12) Pecqueux-Rolland 8
  3×    4× 
21 August 2004
19:30
South Korea   36–21   Spain Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Požežnik, Repenšek (SLO)
Woo, Lee S 7 (20–7) Gómez 5
  3×    4× 

23 August 2004
14:30
France   23–30   South Korea Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Arnaldsson, Viðarsson (ISL)
Wendling 8 (13–18) Lim 8
  3×    4× 
23 August 2004
21:30
Denmark   38–22   Angola Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Daugaard 7 (19–8) Ilda 8
  2×    5× 

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsGold medal
 
          
 
26 August
 
 
  Ukraine25
 
27 August
 
  Spain23
 
  Ukraine20
 
26 August
 
  Denmark29
 
  China28
 
29 August
 
  Denmark34
 
  Denmark (pen.)38
 
26 August
 
  South Korea36
 
  France25
 
27 August
 
  Hungary23
 
  France31
 
26 August
 
  South Korea32 Bronze medal
 
  South Korea26
 
28 August
 
  Brazil24
 
  Ukraine21
 
 
  France18
 
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
28 August
 
 
  Spain27
 
29 August
 
  China23
 
  Spain29
 
28 August
 
  Hungary38
 
  Hungary36
 
 
  Brazil31
 
Seventh place
 
 
29 August
 
 
  China25
 
 
  Brazil26

QuarterfinalsEdit

26 August 2004
14:30
Ukraine   25–23   Spain Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
three players 4 (12–9) Ortuno 6
  4×    2× 

26 August 2004
16:30
France   25–23   Hungary Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Lejeune 6 (10–13) Radulovics 6
  6×    4× 

26 August 2004
19:30
South Korea   26–24   Brazil Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Bretó, Huelin (ESP)
Lee S 7 (16–9) L. Silva 7
  6×    6× 

26 August 2004
21:30
China   28–32   Denmark Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Požežnik, Repenšek (SLO)
Wang S. 7 (14–18) Fruelund 7
  5×    3× 

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

28 August 2004
09:30
Spain   27–23   China Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Aly Hassan, Yasser (EGY)
García, Puche 5 (16–10) Wang S. 7
  2×    1× 

28 August 2004
11:30
Hungary   36–31   Brazil Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
Radulovics 7 (17–14) Santos 9
  2×    3× 

SemifinalsEdit

27 August 2004
19:30
France   31–32   South Korea Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Øie, Togstad (NOR)
Pecqueux-Rolland, Cano 6 (10–13) Lee G 7
  4×    3× 

27 August 2004
21:30
Ukraine   20–29   Denmark Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Lyapina 5 (11–13) Fruelund 9
  4×    2× 

Ninth place gameEdit

26 August 2004
12:30
Greece   23–38   Angola Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Potari 6 (11–18) Ilda 8
  3×    2× 

Seventh place gameEdit

29 August 2004
08:30
China   25–26   Brazil Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Bretó, Huelin (ESP)
Li W. 7 (10–13) A. Silva 6
  2×    3× 

Fifth place gameEdit

29 August 2004
14:30
Spain   29–38   Hungary Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Puche 7 (15–22) Radulovics 10
  3×    6× 

Bronze medal gameEdit

28 August 2004
16:30
Ukraine   21–18   France Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Požežnik, Repenšek (SLO)
Vergelyuk 6 (10–10) Lejeune 7
  8×  1×    2× 

Gold medal gameEdit

29 August 2004
10:45
Denmark   38–36 (ET)   South Korea Helliniko Indoor Arena
Referees: Baum, Góralczyk (POL)
Fruelund 15 (14–14) Lee S 9
  1×    4× 

FT: 25–25 ET: 4–4, 5–5 Pen: 4–2

Ranking and statisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "2004 Athens Olympic Games – Official results book" (PDF). IHF. Retrieved 25 July 2009.