1995 Asian Men's Handball Championship

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1995 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Kuwait
Dates 25 September – 6 October 1995
Teams 9
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Kuwait (1st title)
Runner-up  South Korea
Third place  Bahrain
Fourth place  Japan
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The 1995 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the eighth Asian Championship, which was taking place from September 25 to October 6, 1995 in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It acts as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 1996 Olympic Games.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 2 2 0 0 65 45 +20 4
 United Arab Emirates 2 1 0 1 2
 Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2 0
South Korea  29 – 27  United Arab Emirates Kuwait City

United Arab Emirates   Kazakhstan Kuwait City

Kazakhstan  18 – 36  South Korea Kuwait City

Elimination round[edit]

South Korea  24 – 23  China Kuwait City

Kuwait   United Arab Emirates Kuwait City

Bahrain   Japan Kuwait City

Final round[edit]

Placement 7th–9th[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Chinese Taipei 2 1 1 0 3
 Kazakhstan 2 1 1 0 3
 India 2 0 0 2 0
Chinese Taipei   India Kuwait City

India   Kazakhstan Kuwait City

4 October 1995 Kazakhstan  22 – 22  Chinese Taipei Kuwait City

Placement 4th–6th[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 2 2 0 0 4
 China 2 1 0 1 2
 United Arab Emirates 2 0 0 2 0
United Arab Emirates   Japan Kuwait City

Japan   China Kuwait City

5 October 1995 China  25 – 18  United Arab Emirates Kuwait City

Championship[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Kuwait 2 2 0 0 45 42 +3 4
 South Korea 2 1 0 1 52 49 +3 2
 Bahrain 2 0 0 2 46 52 −6 0
4 October 1995 South Korea  30 – 26  Bahrain Kuwait City
(13–9)

5 October 1995 Kuwait  23 – 22  South Korea Kuwait City
(12–11)

6 October 1995 Bahrain  20 – 22  Kuwait Kuwait City
(10–13)

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1  Kuwait
2  South Korea
3  Bahrain
4  Japan
5  China
6  United Arab Emirates
7  Chinese Taipei
8  Kazakhstan
9  India
Team qualified for the 1996 Summer Olympics

References[edit]