1996 European Men's Handball Championship

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1996 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Spain
Dates 24 May–2 June
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Russia (1st title)
Runner-up  Spain
Third place  Yugoslavia
Fourth place  Sweden
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The 1996 EHF European Men's Handball Championship (2nd tournament) was held in Spain from 24 May–2 June, in the cities of Ciudad Real and Seville. Russia won the tournament with Spain second and Yugoslavia the third.

Teams[edit]

Group A Group B
 Croatia  Czech Republic
 Hungary  Sweden
 Slovenia  France
 Germany  Romania
 Yugoslavia  Spain
 Russia  Denmark

Venues[edit]

City Stadium Capacity
Ciudad Real Quijote Arena 5.800
Seville Palacio de Deportes San Pablo 7.000

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team P W T L F A GD Pts.
 Russia 5 4 1 0 125 98 +27 9
 Yugoslavia 5 4 1 0 117 110 +7 9
 Croatia 5 3 0 2 127 125 +2 6
 Germany 5 1 1 3 110 111 -1 3
 Hungary 5 1 1 3 117 130 -13 3
 Slovenia 5 0 0 5 93 115 -22 0
24. May 1996
 Croatia 30 – 27  Hungary
 Russia 22 – 18  Slovenia
 Yugoslavia 23 – 22  Germany
25. May 1996
 Hungary 21 – 33  Russia
 Germany 21 – 26  Croatia
 Slovenia 20 – 21  Yugoslavia
26. May 1996
 Croatia 26 – 22  Slovenia
 Russia 20 – 20  Yugoslavia
 Hungary 24 – 24  Germany
28. May 1996
 Russia 22 – 18  Germany
 Yugoslavia 27 – 24  Croatia
 Slovenia 17 – 21  Hungary
29. May 1996
 Germany 25 – 16  Slovenia
 Yugoslavia 26 – 24  Hungary
 Croatia 21 – 28  Russia

Group B[edit]

Team P W T L F A GD Pts.
 Spain 5 4 0 1 124 116 +8 8
 Sweden 5 4 0 1 124 106 +18 8
 Czech Republic 5 3 0 2 129 125 +4 6
 France 5 3 0 2 130 120 +10 6
 Romania 5 1 0 4 117 134 -17 2
 Denmark 5 0 0 5 108 131 -23 0
24. May 1996
 Czech Republic 32 – 25  Romania
 Sweden 23 – 24  Spain
 Denmark 22 – 25  France
25. May 1996
 Romania 24 – 28  Sweden
 France 29 – 31  Czech Republic
 Spain 28 – 22  Denmark
26. May 1996
 Czech Republic 21 – 25  Spain
 Sweden 23 – 21  Denmark
 Romania 20 – 27  France
28. May 1996
 Sweden 26 – 20  France
 Denmark 22 – 28  Czech Republic
 Spain 26 – 21  Romania
29. May 1996
 France 29 – 21  Spain
 Denmark 21 – 27  Romania
 Czech Republic 17 – 24  Sweden

Finals[edit]

Semi-finals Final
   Russia   24  
   Sweden   21  
 
       Russia   23
     Spain   22
Bronze-final
   Spain   27    Sweden   25
   Yugoslavia   23      Yugoslavia   26

Ranking and Statistics[edit]

References[edit]