1991 Asian Men's Handball Championship

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1991 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Japan
Dates 22 August – 1 September 1991
Teams 12
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  South Korea (4th title)
Runner-up  Japan
Third place  China
Fourth place  Qatar
Tournament statistics
Matches 34
Goals scored 1679 (49.38 per match)
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The 1991 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the sixth Asian Championship, which was taking place from August 22 to September 1, 1991 in Hiroshima, Japan.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 2 2 0 0 50 33 +17 4
 Qatar 2 1 0 1 40 38 +2 2
 North Korea 2 0 0 2 33 52 −19 0
Japan  23 – 15  Qatar Hiroshima

Qatar  25 – 15  North Korea Hiroshima

North Korea  18 – 27  Japan Hiroshima

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 2 2 0 0 53 37 +16 4
 United Arab Emirates 2 1 0 1 49 49 0 2
 Syria 2 0 0 2 44 60 −16 0
Kuwait  29 – 19  Syria Hiroshima

United Arab Emirates  18 – 24  Kuwait Hiroshima

Syria  25 – 31  United Arab Emirates Hiroshima

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 2 2 0 0 77 40 +37 4
 Bahrain 2 0 1 1 49 65 −16 1
 Iran 2 0 1 1 53 74 −21 1
South Korea  34 – 18  Bahrain Hiroshima

Iran  22 – 43  South Korea Hiroshima

Bahrain  31 – 31  Iran Hiroshima

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China 2 2 0 0 57 24 +33 4
 Chinese Taipei 2 0 1 1 37 50 −13 1
 Saudi Arabia 2 0 1 1 29 49 −20 1
China  29 – 16  Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

Saudi Arabia  8 – 28  China Hiroshima

Chinese Taipei  21 – 21  Saudi Arabia Hiroshima

Placement 9th–12th[edit]

Semifinals 9th/10th
  North Korea  33  
  Iran  31  
 
      North Korea  37
    Saudi Arabia  36
11th/12th
  Syria  22   Iran  26
  Saudi Arabia  26     Syria  25
North Korea  33 – 31  Iran Hiroshima

Syria  22 – 26  Saudi Arabia Hiroshima

11th/12th[edit]

Iran  26 – 25  Syria Hiroshima

9th/10th[edit]

North Korea  37 – 36  Saudi Arabia Hiroshima

Main round[edit]

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 74 56 +18 6
 Qatar 3 2 0 1 60 58 +2 4
 Bahrain 3 1 0 2 63 68 −5 2
 Kuwait 3 0 0 3 52 67 −15 0
Japan  24 – 16  Qatar Hiroshima

Bahrain  21 – 20  Kuwait Hiroshima

Japan  25 – 21  Bahrain Hiroshima

Qatar  21 – 13  Kuwait Hiroshima

Bahrain  21 – 23  Qatar Hiroshima

Kuwait  19 – 25  Japan Hiroshima

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 3 3 0 0 120 55 +65 6
 China 3 2 0 1 89 72 +17 4
 United Arab Emirates 3 0 1 2 61 92 −31 1
 Chinese Taipei 3 0 1 2 64 115 −51 1
South Korea  35 – 23  China Hiroshima

United Arab Emirates  28 – 28  Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

South Korea  38 – 15  United Arab Emirates Hiroshima

China  40 – 19  Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

China  26 – 18  United Arab Emirates Hiroshima

Chinese Taipei  17 – 47  South Korea Hiroshima

Placement 5th–8th[edit]

7th/8th[edit]

Kuwait  24 – 28  Chinese Taipei Hiroshima

5th/6th[edit]

Bahrain  24 – 22  United Arab Emirates Hiroshima

Final round[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
  Japan  26  
  China  18  
 
      Japan  23
    South Korea  27
Bronze medal match
  South Korea  32   China  29
  Qatar  19     Qatar  17

Semifinals[edit]

Japan  26 – 18  China Hiroshima

South Korea  32 – 19  Qatar Hiroshima

Bronze medal match[edit]

1 September 1991 China  29 – 17  Qatar Hiroshima

Gold medal match[edit]

1 September 1991 Japan  23 – 27  South Korea Hiroshima

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1st  South Korea
2nd  Japan
3rd  China
4  Qatar
5  Bahrain
6  United Arab Emirates
7  Chinese Taipei
8  Kuwait
9  North Korea
10  Saudi Arabia
11  Iran
12  Syria
Team qualified for the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1993 World Championship

References[edit]