Handball at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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1992 Men's Olympic handball tournament
Tournament details
Host country  Spain
Dates 27 July - 8 August
Teams 12
Venue(s)  (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Unified Team Unified Team
Runner-up  Sweden
Third place  France
Fourth place  Iceland
Tournament statistics
Matches 38
Goals scored 1616 (42.53 per match)
Top scorer(s) Talant Duyshebaev (EUN), 47 goals
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The men's handball tournament at the 1992 Summer Olympics was contested by twelve teams divided in two groups, with the top two proceeding to the semifinals and the bottom four proceeding to placement matches.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Sweden 5 5 0 0 120 86 +44 10
 Iceland 5 3 1 1 101 99 +2 7
 South Korea 5 3 0 2 114 117 −3 6
 Hungary 5 2 0 3 102 108 −6 4
 Czechoslovakia 5 1 1 3 94 92 +2 3
 Brazil 5 0 0 5 96 125 −29 0
Results Sweden Iceland South Korea Hungary Czechoslovakia Brazil
Sweden  25–18 28–18 25–21 20–14 22–15
Iceland  18–25 26–24 22–16 16–16 19–18
South Korea  18–28 24–26 22–18 20–19 30–26
Hungary  21–25 16–22 18–22 20–18 27–21
Czechoslovakia  14–20 16–16 19–20 18–20 27–16
Brazil  15–22 18–19 26–30 21–27 16–27

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
Unified Team Unified Team 5 5 0 0 121 98 +23 10
 France 5 4 0 1 111 98 +13 8
 Spain 5 3 0 2 97 98 −1 6
 Romania 5 1 1 3 107 115 −8 3
 Germany 5 1 1 3 97 103 −6 3
 Egypt 5 0 0 5 92 113 −21 0
Results Unified Team France Spain Romania Germany Egypt
Unified Team Unified Team 23–22 24–18 27–25 25–15 22–18
France  22–23 18–16 26–20 23–20 22–19
Spain  18–24 16–18 21–20 19–18 23–18
Romania  25–27 20–26 20–21 20–20 22–21
Germany  15–25 20–23 18–19 20–20 24–16
Egypt  18–22 19–22 18–23 21–22 16–24

Playoffs[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Sweden  25  
  France  22  
 
      Sweden  20
   Unified Team Unified Team  22
Bronze medal match
 Unified Team Unified Team  23   France  24
  Iceland  19     Iceland  20

Semifinals[edit]

August 6
19:00
Sweden  25–22  France
(10-10)

August 6
21:00
Unified Team Unified Team 23–19  Iceland
(11-9)

11th/12th classification[edit]

August 7
14:00
Egypt  27–24 (ET)  Brazil
(10-8)

FT: 19-19 ET: 22-22, 24-24

9th/10th classification[edit]

August 7
16:00
Czechoslovakia  20–19  Germany
(11-8)

7th/8th classification[edit]

August 7
19:00
Romania  19–23  Hungary
(13-9)

5th/6th classification[edit]

August 7
21:00
South Korea  21–36  Spain
(10-18)

Bronze medal match[edit]

August 8
15:00
France  24–20  Iceland
(12-9)

Final[edit]

August 8
17:00
Sweden  20–22 Unified Team Unified Team
(9-9)

Rankings and statistics[edit]

Final rankings
1 Unified Team Unified Team
2  Sweden
3  France
4  Iceland
5  Spain
6  South Korea
7  Hungary
8  Romania
9  Czechoslovakia
10  Germany
11  Egypt
12  Brazil
Top goalscorers
Player Games Goals
1. Talant Duyshebaev (EUN) 7 47
2. Chi-Hyo Cho (KOR) 6 45
3. Valdimar Grimsson (ISL) 7 35
4. Robert Licu (ROM) 6 30
4. Erik Hajas (SWE) 6 30
4. Alberto Urdiales (ESP) 4 30
7. Mikhail Yakimovich (EUN) 7 29
8. Valeri Gopin (EUN) 7 27
8. Valentin Zaharia (ROM) 6 27
All-star team
Andrei Lavrov (EUN)
Chi-Hyo Cho (KOR) Talant Duyshebaev (EUN) Denis Lathoud (FRA)
Per Carlen (SWE) Pierre Thorsson (SWE) Valeri Gopine (EUN)

References[edit]