Handball at the South Asian Games

Handball has been a South Asian Games event since 2010 for men's and since 2016 for women's.

Pakistan is most successful team in men's handball event winning 2 gold and 1 silver medal, ahead of their arch rivals India. Pakistan won gold in the 2010 and 2019 edition of the South Asian Games beating India by 37–31 and 30–29 respectively.[1][2] In the 2016 edition, Pakistan lost to the hosts India, score being 32–31.[3]

In women's handball event, India is at top winning 2 gold medals.

SummaryEdit

MenEdit

Handball event for men was added to the South Asian Games in its 11th edition held at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Runner Up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2010
Details
 
Dhaka
 
Pakistan
37–31  
India
 
Bangladesh
42–11  
Nepal
2016
Details
 
Guwahati & Shillong
 
India
32–31  
Pakistan
 
Bangladesh
37–25  
Nepal
2019
Details
 
Kathmandu & Pokhara
 
Pakistan
30–29  
India
 
Sri Lanka
26–23  
Bangladesh

WomenEdit

Handball event for women was added to the South Asian Games in its 12th edition held at Guwahati, India.

Year Host Final Third Place Match
Champion Score Runner Up Third Place Score Fourth Place
2016
Details
 
Guwahati & Shillong
 
India
45–25  
Bangladesh
 
Pakistan
28–24  
Nepal
2019
Details
 
Kathmandu & Pokhara
 
India
35–21  
Nepal
 
Bangladesh
31–15  
Pakistan

Medal tableEdit

MenEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Pakistan2103
2  India1203
3  Bangladesh0022
4  Sri Lanka0011
Totals (4 nations)3339

WomenEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  India2002
2  Bangladesh0112
3    Nepal0101
4  Pakistan0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "South Asian Games Handball: Final results". www.teamhandballnews.com. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
  2. ^ "Pakistan men's Handball team labours to Gold over India in 13th South Asian Games". www.khilari.com.pk. Retrieved December 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "SAG Handball: India clinches gold in men's and women's event". www.sportstar.thehindu.com. Retrieved February 15, 2016.

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