1961 World Men's Handball Championship

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1961 World Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  West Germany
Final positions
Champions  Romania
Runner-up  Czechoslovakia
Third place  Sweden
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The 1961 World Men's Handball Championship was the fourth team handball World Championship. It was held in West Germany. A united team composed of players from the German Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany competed. Romania won the championship.

Final standings[edit]

Gold medal icon.svg  Romania
Silver medal icon.svg  Czechoslovakia
Bronze medal icon.svg  Sweden
4  Germany
5  Denmark
6  Iceland
7  Norway
8  France
9  Yugoslavia
10  Switzerland
11  Netherlands
12  Japan

Standings[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Main Round[edit]

Final matches[edit]

Date Match Res.
Match for 7th place
12 mar  France -  Norway 12-13*
Match for 5th place
11 mar  Iceland -  Denmark 13-14
Bronze medal match
11 Mar  Sweden -  Germany 17-14
Final
12 mar  Czechoslovakia -  Romania 8-9**
*after extra-time
**after 2 extra-times

Source: International Handball Federation

Gold Silver Bronze
Romania Romania Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Sweden Sweden
Ioan Bogolea
Michael Redl
George Bădulescu
Aurel Bulgaru
Gheorghe Coman
Mircea Costache I
Mircea Costache II
George Covaciu
Virgil Hnat
Petre Ivănescu
Hans Moser
Olimpiu Nodea
Cornel Oţelea
Otto Tellman
František Arnošt
Karel Čermák
Václav Duda
Antonín Frolo
Rudolf Havlík
František Herman
Karol Lukošík
Vojtěch Mareš
Oskar Poliak
Jaroslav Provazník
Zdeněk Rada
Dušan Ruža
Jaroslav Skála
František Šobora
Josef Trojan
Jiří Vícha
Rolf Almqvist
Gunnar Brusberg
Hans Collin
Uno Danielsson
Bengt Johansson
Kjell Jönsson
Hans Karlsson
Gunnar Kämpendahl
Lennart Kärrström
Donald Lindblom
Hans Olsson
Karl-Oskar Olsson
Stig-Lennart Olsson
Åke Reimer
Lennart Ring
Rune Åhrling