2016 European Men's Handball Championship

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2016 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Poland
Dates 17–31 January
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 5 host cities)

The 2016 EHF European Men's Handball Championship (12th tournament) will be held for the first time in Poland from 17–31 January. Croatia and Norway were the other applicants in the bidding process.

Poland was awarded the championship on the EHF Congress in Monaco on June 23, 2012 with 58% votes.[1]


Kraków Sopot
Kraków Arena
Capacity: 15,328
Ergo Arena
Capacity: 11,409
KrakówArena-UlicaStanisławaLema-POL, Kraków.jpg GdanskSopot ErgoArena 20110603.jpg
Katowice Łódź Wrocław
Capacity: 11,500
Atlas Arena
Capacity: 13,806
Hala Stulecia
Capacity: 10,000
Katowice Spodek- Nowa elewacja.jpg AtlasArena01.jpg Centennial Hall in Wrocław and Zoo Wrocław 1.jpg


Qualified teams[edit]

Country Qualified as Date qualification was secured Previous appearances in tournament
 Poland 00Host 0023 June 2012 7 0 (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014)


  1. ^ "EHF EURO 2016 awarded to Poland and Sweden". eurohandball.com. 2012-06-23. 

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