Handball at the Asian Games

Handball has been an Asian Games event since 1982 when the sport was first played in New Delhi, India.

SummaryEdit

MenEdit

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1982
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New Delhi
 
China
24–19  
Japan
 
South Korea
32–22  
Kuwait
1986
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Seoul
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
China
 
Japan
No playoffs  
Kuwait
1990
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Beijing
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Japan
 
Saudi Arabia
No playoffs  
China
1994
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Hiroshima
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Japan
 
China
No playoffs  
Kuwait
1998
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Bangkok
 
South Korea
29–18  
Kuwait
 
Japan
28–23  
Iran
2002
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Busan
 
South Korea
22–21  
Kuwait
 
Qatar
28–21  
Japan
2006
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Doha
 
Kuwait
27–24  
Qatar
 
Iran
31–27  
South Korea
2010
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Guangzhou
 
South Korea
32–28  
Iran
 
Japan
27–20  
Saudi Arabia
2014
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Incheon
 
Qatar
24–21  
South Korea
 
Bahrain
28–25  
Iran
2018
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JakartaPalembang
 
Qatar
32–27 OT  
Bahrain
 
South Korea
24–23  
Japan

WomenEdit

Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1990
details
 
Beijing
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
China
 
Chinese Taipei
No playoffs  
North Korea
1994
details
 
Hiroshima
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Japan
 
China
No playoffs  
Kazakhstan
1998
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Bangkok
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
North Korea
 
Japan
No playoffs  
China
2002
details
 
Busan
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Kazakhstan
 
China
No playoffs  
Japan
2006
details
 
Doha
 
South Korea
29–22  
Kazakhstan
 
Japan
25–22  
China
2010
details
 
Guangzhou
 
China
31–22  
Japan
 
South Korea
38–26  
Kazakhstan
2014
details
 
Incheon
 
South Korea
29–19  
Japan
 
Kazakhstan
27–26  
China
2018
details
 
JakartaPalembang
 
South Korea
29–23  
China
 
Japan
43–14  
Thailand

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea (KOR)131317
2  China (CHN)2338
3  Qatar (QAT)2114
4  Kuwait (KUW)1203
5  Japan (JPN)06612
6  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0213
7  Bahrain (BRN)0112
  Iran (IRI)0112
9  North Korea (PRK)0101
10  Chinese Taipei (TPE)0011
  Saudi Arabia (KSA)0011
Totals (11 nations)18181854

Participating nationsEdit

MenEdit

Team  
1982
 
1986
 
1990
 
1994
 
1998
 
2002
 
2006
 
2010
 
2014
 
2018
Years
  Bahrain 7th 6th 7th 6th 3rd 2nd 6
  China 1st 2nd 4th 3rd 6th 7th 11th 7th 10th 9
  Chinese Taipei 5th 8th 9th 3
  Hong Kong 6th 13th 10th 11th 8th 5
  India 8th 12th 9th 14th 10th 5
  Indonesia 12th 1
  Iran 5th 4th 3rd 2nd 4th 5th 6
  Iraq 7th 1
  Japan 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th 6th 3rd 9th 4th 10
  Kuwait 4th 4th 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 8th 5th 8
  Lebanon 9th 1
  Macau 15th 1
  Mongolia 9th 11th 12th 3
  North Korea 5th 1
  Malaysia 13th 1
  Oman 6th 1
  Pakistan 11th 1
  Qatar 7th 3rd 2nd 5th 1st 1st 6
  Saudi Arabia 5th 3rd 5th 8th 4th 7th 6th 7
  South Korea 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 10
  Syria 5th 1
  Thailand 8th 1
  United Arab Emirates 6th 6th 5th 8th 10th 13th 6
  Uzbekistan 14th 1
Number of teams 8 6 6 5 8 9 15 11 14 13

WomenEdit

Team  
1990
 
1994
 
1998
 
2002
 
2006
 
2010
 
2014
 
2018
Years
  China 2nd 3rd 4th 3rd 4th 1st 4th 2nd 8
  Chinese Taipei 3rd 5th 6th 3
  Hong Kong 6th 6th 7th 3
  India 8th 8th 8th 9th 4
  Indonesia 8th 1
  Japan 5th 2nd 3rd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 8
  Kazakhstan 4th 5th 2nd 2nd 4th 3rd 6th 7
  Malaysia 10th 1
  Maldives 9th 1
  North Korea 4th 2nd 5th 5th 5th 5
  Qatar 9th 1
  South Korea 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 1st 8
  Thailand 6th 7th 7th 7th 4th 5
  Uzbekistan 6th 5th 2
Number of teams 6 4 6 5 8 9 9 10

List of medalistsEdit

External linksEdit