2008 Asian Women's Handball Championship

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2008 Asian Championship
Asian Women Handball 2008 logo.png.png
Tournament details
Host country  Thailand
Dates 21–30 November 2008
Teams 10
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  South Korea (10th title)
Runner-up  China
Third place  Japan
Fourth place  Thailand
Tournament statistics
Matches 27
Goals scored 1564 (57.93 per match)
Next

The 2008 Asian Women's Handball Championship was the 12th Asian Championship, which was taking place from November 21 to November 30, 2008 in Bangkok, Thailand. It acts as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2009 World Women's Handball Championship in China.

Draw[edit]

Group A Group B

 Japan
 South Korea
 Kazakhstan
 Uzbekistan
 Iran

 China
 Thailand
 India
 Qatar
 Vietnam

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea 4 4 0 0 176 97 +79 8
 Japan 4 3 0 1 147 96 +51 6
 Kazakhstan 4 2 0 2 135 93 +42 4
 Iran 4 1 0 3 82 157 −75 2
 Uzbekistan 4 0 0 4 78 175 −97 0
21 November 2008
12:00
South Korea  57 – 26  Uzbekistan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(31–10)

21 November 2008
13:30
Kazakhstan  41 – 18  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(24–6)

22 November 2008
13:30
Japan  47 – 14  Uzbekistan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–3)

22 November 2008
18:00
South Korea  32 – 29  Kazakhstan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–15)

23 November 2008
14:30
Japan  42 – 20  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–8)

24 November 2008
15:00
Kazakhstan  42 – 12  Uzbekistan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–4)

24 November 2008
16:30
South Korea  48 – 15  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(22–7)

25 November 2008
14:30
Japan  31 – 23  Kazakhstan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(15–9)

26 November 2008
13:30
Uzbekistan  26 – 29  Iran Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(12–17)

26 November 2008
15:00
South Korea  39 – 27  Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(22–11)

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China 4 4 0 0 169 61 +108 8
 Thailand 4 3 0 1 121 110 +11 6
 Vietnam 4 2 0 2 106 132 −26 4
 India 4 1 0 3 108 136 −28 2
 Qatar 4 0 0 4 82 147 −65 0
21 November 2008
16:15
Thailand  34 – 23  Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(17–8)

21 November 2008
17:45
China  42 – 12  India Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–5)

22 November 2008
15:00
China  38 – 14  Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–5)

22 November 2008
16:30
India  27 – 29  Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(15–13)

23 November 2008
16:00
Thailand  29 – 20  Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–15)

24 November 2008
13:30
India  37 – 23  Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(18–13)

24 November 2008
18:00
China  54 – 19  Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(26–10)

25 November 2008
16:00
Thailand  42 – 32  India Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(22–13)

26 November 2008
16:30
China  35 – 16  Thailand Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(19–11)

26 November 2008
18:00
Qatar  22 – 38  Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(7–20)

Placement 5th–10th[edit]

9th/10th[edit]

29 November 2008
14:00
Uzbekistan  10 – 0  Qatar Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(Walkover)

7th/8th[edit]

29 November 2008
16:00
Iran  34 – 30  India Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(17–12)

5th/6th[edit]

29 November 2008
18:00
Kazakhstan  43 – 18  Vietnam Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(21–7)

Final round[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
28 November – Bangkok
  South Korea  38  
  Thailand  17  
 
30 November – Bangkok
      South Korea  35
    China  23
Bronze medal match
28 November – Bangkok 30 November – Bangkok
  China  29   Thailand  16
  Japan  28     Japan  39

Semifinals[edit]

28 November 2008
16:00
South Korea  38 – 17  Thailand Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(18–10)

28 November 2008
18:00
China  29 – 28  Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(12–14)

Bronze medal match[edit]

30 November 2008
15:00
Thailand  16 – 39  Japan Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(11–20)

Gold medal match[edit]

30 November 2008
17:00
South Korea  35 – 23  China Nimibutr Stadium, Bangkok
(16–14)

Final standing[edit]

Rank Team
1  South Korea
2  China
3  Japan
4  Thailand
5  Kazakhstan
6  Vietnam
7  Iran
8  India
9  Uzbekistan
10  Qatar
Team qualified for the 2009 World Championship

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