Handball at the 2006 Asian Games

The handball events at the 2006 Asian Games were held in Doha, Qatar between 3 December and 14 December 2006. It was the seventh time handball was included at the Asian Games. All matches were held in the Al-Gharafa Indoor Hall.

Handball
at the 2006 Asian Games
Handball pictogram.svg
VenueAl-Gharafa Indoor Hall
Date3–14 December
Competitors355 from 18 nations
← 2002
2010 →

ScheduleEdit

P Preliminary round S Second round C Classification ½ Semifinals F Finals
Event↓/Date → 3rd
Sun
4th
Mon
5th
Tue
6th
Wed
7th
Thu
8th
Fri
9th
Sat
10th
Sun
11th
Mon
12th
Tue
13th
Wed
14th
Thu
Men P P P P S S S C ½ C C F
Women P P P P P ½ C F

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
details
  Kuwait
Torki Al-Khalidi
Bader Abbas
Abdulaziz Al-Zoabi
Faisal Al-Mutairi
Saleh Al-Jaimaz
Husain Siwan
Fahad Rabie
Abdullah Al-Theyab
Yousef Al-Fadhli
Ali Al-Haddad
Mahdi Al-Qallaf
Meshal Swailem
Hamad Al-Rashidi
Ali Al-Mithin
Saad Al-Azemi
Ali Murad
  Qatar
Anas Al-Suweidan
Adnan Al-Ali
Khalid Al-Hashmi
Rashid Al-Remaihi
Samir Hashim
Abdulla Saad Al-Saad
Mohamed Bajawi
Mohammed Walid Ghazal
Ahmed Saad Al-Saad
Mubarak Bilal Al-Ali
Mohsin Yafai
Yousef Ashoor
Fawaz Al-Moadhadi
Khalid Al-Marri
Yousef Al-Maalem
Badi Johar
  Iran
Iman Ehsannejad
Mohammad Reza Rajabi
Mohammad Reza Jafarnia
Hani Zamani
Masoud Zohrabi
Saeid Pourghasemi
Mostafa Sadati
Allahkaram Esteki
Farid Alimoradi
Alireza Rabie
Hossein Shahabi
Ali Akbar Khoshnevis
Rasoul Dehghani
Peyman Sadeghi
Hojjat Rahshenas
Women
details
  South Korea
Woo Sun-hee
Yoon Hyun-kyung
Huh Soon-young
Lee Gong-joo
An Jung-hwa
Yu Ji-yeong
Kim Cha-youn
Huh Young-sook
Moon Kyeong-ha
Park Chung-hee
Kwon Geun-hae
Lee Min-hee
Myoung Bok-hee
Kang Ji-hey
Choi Im-jeong
Moon Pil-hee
  Kazakhstan
Olga Travnikova
Olga Adzhiderskaya
Marina Buzmakova
Irina Borechko
Marina Pikalova
Alexandra Yefimova
Lyazzat Kilibayeva
Yelena Kozlova
Gulnar Mendybayeva
Yelena Portova
Natalya Kubrina
Anastassiya Batuyeva
Yuliya Goncharova
Yevgeniya Nikolayeva
Natalya Yakovleva
Yana Vassilyeva
  Japan
Sachiko Katsuda
Yuko Arihama
Mariko Komatsu
Kaori Onozawa
Akiko Kinjo
Hitomi Sakugawa
Tomoko Sakamoto
Aiko Hayafune
Kimiko Hida
Keiko Mizuno
Noriko Omae
Hisayo Taniguchi
Mami Tanaka
Kazusa Nagano
Eiko Yamada
Akie Uegaki

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Kuwait (KUW)1001
  South Korea (KOR)1001
3  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0101
  Qatar (QAT)0101
5  Iran (IRI)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (6 nations)2226

DrawEdit

A draw ceremony was held on 7 September 2006 to determine the groups for the men's and women's competitions. The teams were seeded based on their final ranking at the 2002 Asian Games.

MenEdit

WomenEdit

Final standingEdit

MenEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L
    Kuwait 8 8 0 0
    Qatar 8 7 0 1
    Iran 8 5 0 3
4   South Korea 7 3 1 3
5   Syria 6 3 0 3
6   Japan 7 3 1 3
7   Bahrain 7 3 0 4
8   Saudi Arabia 7 3 0 4
9   Lebanon 4 2 0 2
10   United Arab Emirates 5 2 0 3
11   China 5 2 0 3
12   India 5 1 0 4
13   Hong Kong 4 1 0 3
14   Uzbekistan 5 1 0 4
15   Macau 4 0 0 4

WomenEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L
    South Korea 5 5 0 0
    Kazakhstan 5 4 0 1
    Japan 5 3 0 2
4   China 5 2 0 3
5   Chinese Taipei 4 2 0 2
6   Uzbekistan 4 1 0 3
7   Thailand 4 1 0 3
8   India 4 0 0 4

ReferencesEdit