Handball at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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2004 Men's Olympic handball tournament
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Final: Croatia - Germany
Tournament details
Host country  Greece
Dates 14 August - 29 August
Teams 12 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions  Croatia
Runner-up  Germany
Third place  Russia
Fourth place  Hungary
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Handball at the
2004 Summer Olympics
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The men's handball competition, one of two events of handball at the 2004 Summer Olympics, in Athens, took place at the Sports Pavilion (Faliro Coastal Zone Olympic Complex) during the preliminary round and quarter-finals (August 14–August 24), and at the Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena during the semi-finals and medal matches (August 27–August 29). A total of 180 players, distributed among twelve national teams, participated in this tournament.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Croatia (CRO)

Venio Losert
Vlado Šola
Valter Matošević
Nikša Kaleb
Ivano Balić
Blaženko Lacković
Vedran Zrnić
Igor Vori
Davor Dominiković
Mirza Džomba
Drago Vuković
Slavko Goluža
Goran Šprem
Denis Špoljarić
Petar Metličić

 Germany (GER)

Henning Fritz
Christian Ramota
Pascal Hens
Mark Dragunski
Stefan Kretzschmar
Jan Olaf Immel
Christian Schwarzer
Klaus-Dieter Petersen
Volker Zerbe
Markus Baur
Christian Zeitz
Torsten Jansen
Daniel Stephan
Florian Kehrmann

 Russia (RUS)

Andrey Lavrov
Alexey Kostygov
Vitali Ivanov
Oleg Kuleshov
Denis Krivoshlykov
Alexandre Tuchkin
Vasily Kudinov
Pavel Bashkin
Dmitri Torgovanov
Alexander Gorbatikov
Alexey Rastvortsev
Viatcheslav Gorpichin
Sergey Pogorelov
Mikhail Chipurin
Eduard Kokcharov

Preliminary round[edit]

For the preliminary round, contested between August 14 and August 22, the twelve teams were distributed into two groups of six teams. Each team played against each of its five group opponents for a total of five matches. The four best-scoring teams advanced to the quarter-finals.

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Croatia 5 5 0 0 146 129 +17 10
 Spain 5 4 0 1 154 137 +17 8
 South Korea 5 2 0 3 148 148 0 4
 Russia 5 2 0 3 145 145 0 4
 Iceland 5 1 0 4 143 158 –15 2
 Slovenia 5 1 0 4 130 149 –19 2

All times are Eastern European Time (UTC+2)

14 August 2004
09:30
Spain  31 - 30  South Korea Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
García 6 (17-12) Yoon K, Paek 6
Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card [1] Suspension 4×Booked 1×Red card
14 August 2004
14:30
Russia  28 - 25  Slovenia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Kokcharov 9 (16-13) 3 players with 4
Suspension 2×Booked 1×Red card [2] Suspension 3×Booked
14 August 2004
19:30
Croatia  34 - 30  Iceland Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Metličić 8 (16-12) Stefansson 8
Suspension 3×Booked [3] Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card
16 August 2004
09:30
South Korea  35 - 32  Russia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
Yoon K, Lee J 7 (16-16) Kokcharov 6
Suspension 3×Booked [4] Suspension 3×Booked
16 August 2004
11:30
Slovenia  26 - 27  Croatia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Oie, Togstad (NOR)
Brumen 10 (10-13) Vori 8
Suspension 3×Booked 2×Red card [5] Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card
16 August 2004
14:30
Iceland  23 - 31  Spain Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Stefansson 6 (12-13) Duyshebaev, Romero 5
Suspension 2×Booked [6] Suspension 3×Booked
18 August 2004
09:30
Croatia  29 - 26  South Korea Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Džomba 9 (12-10) Yoon K 8
Suspension 3×Booked [7] Suspension 3×Booked
18 August 2004
11:30
Iceland  30 - 25  Slovenia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Baum, Goralczyk (POL)
G. Sigurdsson 7 (10-10) Rutenka 10
Suspension 3×Booked [8] Suspension 3×Booked
18 August 2004
19:30
Spain  29 - 26  Russia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
3 players with 5 (11-11) Rastvortsev 6
Suspension 3×Booked [9] Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card
20 August 2004
09:30
South Korea  34 - 30  Iceland Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
Yoon K 12 (16-13) Stefansson 10
Suspension 3×Booked [10] Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card
20 August 2004
11:30
Spain  41 - 28  Slovenia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Romero 7 (18-15) Tomšič, Pajovič 7
Suspension 2×Booked [11] Suspension 4×Booked
20 August 2004
19:30
Russia  25 - 26  Croatia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
Torgovanov, Rastvortsev 6 (14-10) Lacković 9
Suspension 2×Booked [12] Suspension 3×Booked
22 August 2004
09:30
Slovenia  26 - 23  South Korea Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hassan, Aly (EGY)
Rutenka 7 (12-11) Lee J 6
Suspension 4×Booked 1×Red card [13] Suspension 3×Booked
22 August 2004
11:30
Croatia  30 - 22  Spain Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Baum, Goralczyk (POL)
Džomba 7 (15-9) García 5
Suspension 3×Booked [14] Suspension 3×Booked
22 August 2004
19:30
Russia  34 - 30  Iceland Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Rastvortsev 10 (17-11) Stefansson 10
Suspension 3×Booked [15] Suspension 3×Booked

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 France 5 5 0 0 135 108 +27 10
 Hungary 5 4 0 1 132 124 +8 8
 Germany 5 3 0 2 139 110 +29 6
 Greece 5 2 0 3 117 130 –13 4
 Brazil 5 1 0 4 105 133 –28 2
 Egypt 5 0 0 5 110 133 –23 0

All times are Eastern European Time (UTC+2)

14 August 2004
11:30
Hungary  33 - 28  Egypt Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Pásztor 9 (16-15) Zaky 10
Suspension 3×Booked [16] Suspension 3×Booked
14 August 2004
16:30
Germany  28 - 18  Greece Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Breto, Huelin Trillo (ESP)
Schwarzer, Kehrmann 6 (15-8) Grammatikos 5
Suspension 2×Booked [17] Suspension 3×Booked
14 August 2004
21:30
France  31 - 17  Brazil Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Arnaldsson, Vidarsson (ISL)
Anquetil 7 (14-10) Silva 6
Suspension 3×Booked [18] Suspension 2×Booked
16 August 2004
16:30
Greece  25 - 29  France Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Karypidis 7 (15-15) Anquetil 9
Suspension 4×Booked [19] Suspension 3×Booked
16 August 2004
19:30
Brazil  19 - 20  Hungary Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
Souza 5 (10-10) 4 players with 3
Suspension 3×Booked [20] Suspension 3×Booked
16 August 2004
21:30
Egypt  14 - 26  Germany Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Arnaldsson, Vidarsson (ISL)
Yosry 4 (5-14) 3 players with 5
11×Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card [21] Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card
18 August 2004
14:30
France  26 - 23  Hungary Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
Guigou 6 (9-10) Pérez 10
Suspension 4×Booked [22] Suspension 3×Booked
18 August 2004
16:30
Greece  26 - 25  Egypt Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Oie, Togstad (NOR)
Karypidis 10 (18-10) Keshk 7
Suspension 3×Booked [23] Suspension 3×Booked 2×Red card
18 August 2004
21:30
Germany  34 – 21  Brazil Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Pozeznik, Repensek (SLO)
Kretzschmar, Stephan 7 (18-12) Souza 7
Suspension 2×Booked [24] Suspension 3×Booked
20 August 2004
14:30
Brazil  22 – 26  Greece Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Arnaldsson, Vidarsson (ISL)
Justino 6 (9-13) Grammatikos 7
Suspension 3×Booked [25] Suspension 3×Booked
20 August 2004
16:30
Hungary  30 – 29  Germany Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Nagy 11 (17-14) Kretzschmar 8
Suspension 3×Booked [26] Suspension 3×Booked
20 August 2004
21:30
France  22 - 21  Egypt Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Breto, Huelin Trillo (ESP)
Girault 8 (11-13) Keshk 6
Suspension 3×Booked [27] Suspension 4×Booked 1×Red card
22 August 2004
14:30
Germany  22 - 27  France Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Oie, Togstad (NOR)
Schwarzer, Kehrmann 5 (12-11) Fernandez 6
Suspension 2×Booked [28] Suspension 2×Booked
22 August 2004
14:30
Hungary  26 - 22  Greece Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Pozeznik, Repensek (SLO)
Pérez 7 (12-12) Voglis 7
Suspension 3×Booked [29] Suspension 2×Booked
22 August 2004
21:30
Egypt  22 – 26  Brazil Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
Abdel Salam 5 (11-10) Kojoroski 6
Suspension 2×Booked [30] Suspension 2×Booked 1×Red card

Knockout stage[edit]

In this single-elimination stage, the first- and second-placed teams of one group played against the other group's fourth- and third-placed teams, respectively, to contest the quarter-final round, held on August 24, at the Sports Pavilion. The winners advanced to the semi-finals, disputed at the Indoor Arena on August 27, with the losing semi-finalists playing for the bronze medal match on the following day, and the final being played two days later.

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold medal final
                   
         
  Croatia  33
 
  Greece  27  
  Croatia  33
 
    Hungary  31  
  South Korea  25
 
  Hungary  30  
  Croatia  26
 
    Germany  24
  Germany  32
 
  Spain  30  
  Germany  21 Bronze medal final
 
    Russia  15  
  France  24   Hungary  26
  Russia  26     Russia  28
 

Quarter-finals[edit]

24 August 2004
14:30
South Korea  25 - 30  Hungary Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Baum, Goralczyk (POL)
Yoon K 7 (13-14) Nagy 9
Suspension 3×Booked [31] Suspension 3×Booked
24 August 2004
16:30
Croatia  33 - 27  Greece Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Džomba 11 (19-11) Balomenos, Alvanos 6
 3×Booked [32] Suspension 4×Booked
24 August 2004
19:30
Germany  32 - 30 (ET)  Spain Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Arnaldsson, Vidarsson (ISL)
Schwarzer, Stephan 9 (15-16) Garcia 7
Suspension 3×Booked [33] Suspension 3×Booked

FT: 27-27 ET: 28-28, 30-30

24 August 2004
22:05
France  24 - 26  Russia Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
Abati 6 (14-13) Ivanov, Kokcharov 5
Suspension 3×Booked [34] Suspension 3×Booked

Semi-finals[edit]

27 August 2004
14:30
Croatia  33 - 31  Hungary Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Arnaldsson, Vidarsson (ISL)
Balić 9 (18-16) Pérez 8
Suspension 3×Booked [35] Suspension 3×Booked
27 August 2004
16:30
Germany  21 - 15  Russia Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Kretzschmar 5 (9-10) Torgovanov 5
Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card [36] Suspension 2×Booked

Bronze medal match[edit]

28 August 2004
21:30
Hungary  26 - 28  Russia Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Bavas, Migas (GRE)
Pérez 10 (10-13) Kokcharov 8
Suspension 2×Booked [37] Suspension 4×Booked

Gold medal match[edit]

29 August 2004
16:45
Croatia  26 - 24  Germany Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
Džomba 9 (11-12) Kretzschmar 9
Suspension 3×Booked [38] Suspension 3×Booked

Classification playoffs[edit]

5th–8th place[edit]

5th–8th place matches 5th place match
  Greece  29  
  South Korea  24  
 
      Greece  15
    France  33
7th place match
  Spain  27   South Korea  24
  France  29     Spain  31
27 August 2004
11:30
Greece  29 - 24  South Korea Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Nachevski, Nachevski (MKD)
Balomenos 8 (16-9) Yoon 6
Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card [39] Suspension 3×Booked
27 August 2004
09:30
Spain  27 - 29  France Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Boye, Jensen (DEN)
Romero, Ortega 5 (13-11) Burdet, Girault 8
Suspension 3×Booked [40] Suspension 3×Booked
28 August 2004
14:30
South Korea  24 - 31  Spain Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Gardinovacki, Maric (SCG)
Yoon K 7 (11-12) Colón 7
Suspension 3×Booked [41] Suspension 3×Booked
28 August 2004
19:30
Greece  15 - 33  France Helliniko Olympic Indoor Arena
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Grammatikos 7 (7-17) Fernandez 9
Suspension 3×Booked [42] Suspension 2×Booked

9th place[edit]

24 August 2004
11:30
Brazil  25 – 29  Iceland Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hassan, Aly (EGY)
Tupan, Souza 6 (11-13) Sigurdsson 8
Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card [43] Suspension 4×Booked

11th place[edit]

24 August 2004
09:30
Slovenia  30 - 24  Egypt Sports Pavilion, Athens
Referees: Hansson, Olsson (SWE)
Brumen, Zvizej 6 (11-13) Yosry 6
Suspension 1×Booked 1×Red card [44] Suspension 1×Booked

Rankings and statistics[edit]