1978 World Women's Handball Championship

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1978 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Czechoslovakia
Final positions
Champions  East Germany (3rd title)
Runner-up  Soviet Union
Third place  Hungary
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The 1978 World Women's Handball Championship took place in Czechoslovakia from 1978. East Germany won the tournament ahead of Soviet Union and Hungary.

Final standings[edit]

#
Team
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 East Germany
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 Soviet Union
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 Hungary
4.
 Czechoslovakia
5.
 Yugoslavia
6.
 Poland
7.
 Romania
8.
 West Germany
9.
 Netherlands
10-12.
 South Korea
10-12.
 Canada
10-12.
 Algeria

Source: International Handball Federation