2017 World Women's Handball Championship

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2017 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Germany
Dates December 2017
Teams 24 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)

The 2017 World Women's Handball Championship, the 23rd event hosted by the International Handball Federation, will be held in Germany in December, 2017.[1] Germany was the only applicant for this championship. Germany was host of the Women’s World Championships 1965 and 1997.


The tournament is scheduled to be played in the following venues (which can be changed): Berlin, Flensburg, Wetzlar, Stuttgart, Leipzig and Cologne (venue of the final weekend).


Competition Dates Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 15 December 2011 1  Germany


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