Asian Women's Handball Championship

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For the men's tournament, see Asian Men's Handball Championship.
Asian Women's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2012 Asian Women's Handball Championship
Sport Handball
Founded 1987
Inaugural season 1987
Continent Asia (AHF)
Most recent champion(s)  South Korea (2012)
Most titles  South Korea (11 titles)

The Asian Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Asia, and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the Asian champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Championship.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1987
Details
Jordan
Amman

South Korea
34–24
China

Japan
26–9
Syria
1989
Details
China
Beijing

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
1991
Details
Japan
Hiroshima

South Korea
No playoffs
Japan

China
No playoffs
North Korea
1993
Details
China
Shantou

South Korea
43–26
China

North Korea
25–21
Japan
1995
Details
South Korea
Seoul

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
1997
Details
Jordan
Amman

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Uzbekistan
19991
Details
Japan
Kumamoto

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
North Korea
2000
Details
China
Shanghai

South Korea
33–23
Japan

North Korea
24–18
China
2002
Details
Kazakhstan
Almaty

Kazakhstan
27–25
South Korea

China
29–23
Japan
2004
Details
Japan
Hiroshima

Japan
No playoffs
China

South Korea
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
2006
Details
China
Guangzhou

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Kazakhstan
2008
Details
Thailand
Bangkok

South Korea
35–23
China

Japan
39–16
Thailand
2010
Details
Kazakhstan
Almaty

Kazakhstan
33–32
South Korea

China
26–25
Japan
2012
Details
Indonesia
Yogyakarta

South Korea
40–22
China

Japan
21–20
Kazakhstan

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 11 2 1 14
2  Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2
3  Japan 1 2 8 11
4  China 0 10 3 13
5  North Korea 0 0 2 2
Total 14 14 14 42

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Jordan
1987
China
1989
Japan
1991
China
1993
South Korea
1995
Jordan
1997
Japan
1999
China
2000
Kazakhstan
2002
Japan
2004
China
2006
Thailand
2008
Kazakhstan
2010
Indonesia
2012
Years
 China 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 2nd 14
 Chinese Taipei 5th 4th 5th 6th 4th 5th 5th 7th 5th 4th 7th 11
 Hong Kong 5th 1
 India 7th 6th 8th 8th 4
 Indonesia 11th 1
 Iran 7th 8th 9th 3
 Japan 3rd 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 4th 1st 3rd 3rd 4th 3rd 14
 Jordan 6th 1
 Kazakhstan 5th 5th 1st 4th 5th 1st 4th 7
 Kuwait 12th 1
 North Korea 4th 3rd 4th 3rd 5th 5th 6
 Qatar 10th 1
 South Korea 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 1st 2nd 1st 14
 Syria 4th 1
 Thailand 4th 7th 2
 Turkmenistan 6th 10th 2
 Uzbekistan 4th 7th 9th 6th 6th 5
 Vietnam 6th 1
Total 6 5 5 7 4 5 5 7 7 4 4 10 8 12

Notes[edit]

1.^ Played in January 2000.

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