1983 Asian Men's Handball Championship

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1983 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country  South Korea
Dates 25 September – 1 October 1983
Teams 8
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  South Korea (1st title)
Runner-up  Japan
Third place  Kuwait
Fourth place  Bahrain
Tournament statistics
Matches 18
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The 1983 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the third Asian Championship, which was taking place from September 25 to October 1, 1983 in Seoul, South Korea.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 122 54 +68 6
 Kuwait 3 2 0 1 102 70 +32 4
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 0 2 91 64 +27 2
 Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 29 156 −127 0
Hong Kong  15 – 54  Kuwait Seoul

South Korea  35 – 21  Saudi Arabia Seoul

Kuwait  21 – 18  Saudi Arabia Seoul

South Korea  50 – 6  Hong Kong Seoul

Saudi Arabia  52 – 8  Hong Kong Seoul

Kuwait  27 – 37  South Korea Seoul

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 96 41 +55 6
 Bahrain 3 2 0 1 69 68 +1 4
 Qatar 3 1 0 2 52 65 −13 2
 Jordan 3 0 0 3 50 93 −43 0
Japan  37 – 8  Jordan Seoul

Qatar  14 – 18  Bahrain Seoul

Japan  28 – 17  Qatar Seoul

Jordan  23 – 35  Bahrain Seoul

Qatar  21 – 19  Jordan Seoul

Bahrain  16 – 31  Japan Seoul

Final round[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
29 September – Seoul
  South Korea  25  
  Bahrain  22  
 
1 October – Seoul
      South Korea  25
    Japan  19
Bronze medal match
29 September – Seoul 1 October – Seoul
  Japan  26   Bahrain  21
  Kuwait  22     Kuwait  31

Semifinals[edit]

29 September 1983 South Korea  25 – 22  Bahrain Seoul

29 September 1983 Japan  26 – 22  Kuwait Seoul

Bronze medal match[edit]

1 October 1983 Bahrain  21 – 31  Kuwait Seoul

Gold medal match[edit]

1 October 1983 South Korea  25 – 19  Japan Seoul

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1  South Korea
2  Japan
3  Kuwait
4  Bahrain
5  Saudi Arabia
6  Qatar
7  Jordan
8  Hong Kong

References[edit]