2000 European Men's Handball Championship

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2000 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Croatia
Dates 21–30 January
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Sweden (3rd title)
Runner-up  Russia
Third place  Spain
Fourth place  France
Tournament statistics
Matches 38
Goals scored 1867 (49.13 per match)
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The 2000 EHF European Men's Handball Championship (4th tournament) was held in Croatia from 21–30 January, in the cities of Zagreb and Rijeka. Sweden won the tournament with Spain second and Germany third.

Teams[edit]

Venues[edit]

Two Croatian cities were selected as hosts for the 2000 Championship:

Rijeka
Zagreb
Sportska dvorana na Trsatu, 24.6.2006. (1).jpg Dom sportova (Zagreb).jpg
Dvorana Mladosti
Capacity: 4,000
Dom Športova
Capacity: 7,000

Preliminary round[edit]

     Team advanced to the Semifinals
     Team played Placement Matches

Group A (Zagreb)[edit]

Pl. Team P W T L GF:GA Pts.
1 France France 5 4 1 0 127:110 9
2 Spain Spain 5 4 0 1 128:120 8
3 Croatia Croatia 5 3 1 1 122:114 7
4 Norway Norway 5 1 1 3 106:114 3
5 Germany Germany 5 0 2 3 110:119 2
6 Ukraine Ukraine 5 0 1 4 104:120 1
21. January 2000
 Spain 27 – 22  Croatia
 Germany 24 – 24  Ukraine
 France 24 – 21  Norway
22. January 2000
 Croatia 21 – 20  Germany
 Norway 21 – 25  Spain
 Ukraine 22 – 24  France
23. January 2000
 Spain 27 – 24  Ukraine
 Germany 19 – 25  France
 Croatia 27 – 23  Norway
25. January 2000
 Germany 22 – 22  Norway
 France 28 – 22  Spain
 Ukraine 18 – 26  Croatia
27. January 2000
 Norway 19 – 16  Ukraine
 France 26 – 26  Croatia
 Spain 27 – 25  Germany

Group B (Rijeka)[edit]

Pl. Team P W T L GF:GA Pts.
1 Sweden Sweden 5 5 0 0 143:115 10
2 Russia Russia 5 4 0 1 128:120 8
3 Slovenia Slovenia 5 2 0 3 129:131 4
4 Portugal Portugal 5 2 0 3 123:133 4
5 Denmark Denmark 5 2 0 3 126:134 4
6 Iceland Iceland 5 0 0 5 121:137 0
21. January 2000
 Russia 27 – 26  Denmark
 Sweden 31 – 23  Iceland
 Portugal 28 – 27  Slovenia
22. January 2000
 Denmark 22 – 29  Sweden
 Slovenia 23 – 27  Russia
 Iceland 25 – 28  Portugal
23. January 2000
 Russia 25 – 23  Iceland
 Sweden 29 – 21  Portugal
 Denmark 24 – 28  Slovenia
25. January 2000
 Sweden 26 – 24  Slovenia
 Portugal 20 – 24  Russia
 Iceland 24 – 26  Denmark
27. January 2000
 Slovenia 27 – 26  Iceland
 Portugal 26 – 28  Denmark
 Russia 25 – 28  Sweden

Finals[edit]

Semi-finals Final
29. January
   Russia   30  
   France   23  
 
30. January
       Russia   31
     Sweden   32
Bronze-final
29. January 30. January
   Sweden   23    France   23
   Spain   21      Spain   24

Placement Matches[edit]

29 January
5/6 Croatia  24 - 25  Slovenia
7/8 Norway  27 - 30  Portugal
9/10 Germany  19 - 17  Denmark
11/12 Ukraine  25 - 26  Iceland

Ranking and Statistics[edit]

References[edit]