2016 European Women's Handball Championship

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2016 EHF European Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Sweden
Dates 4–18 December
Teams 16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 5 host cities)

The 2016 European Women's Handball Championship will be held in Sweden from 4–18 December 2016. It will be the second time Sweden hosts the tournament. The final will be played in Scandinavium in Gothenburg.

Sweden was awarded the championship on the EHF Congress in Monaco on June 23, 2012.[1]


Sweden will play their preliminary matches in Stockholm. If Norway qualifies the team will play in Helsingborg, while Denmark will play in Malmö if the team qualifies.

Stockholm Gothenburg Malmö Kristianstad Helsingborg
Capacity: 8,094
Capacity: 12,044
Malmö Isstadion
Capacity: 5,339
Kristianstad Arena
Capacity: 4,700
Helsingborg Arena
Capacity: 4,700
Preliminary round group A Main round group 1
Knockout stage
Preliminary round group C Preliminary round group B Preliminary round froup D
Main round group 2
Hovet exterior 2009.JPG Scandinavium september 2011.jpg Malmö isstadion 2.jpg Kristianstad Arena in 2011.JPG HelsingborgArena.jpg


Qualified teams[edit]

Country Qualified as Date qualification was secured Previous appearances in tournament
 Sweden 00Host 0023 June 2012 9 0 (1994, 1996, 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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