Handball at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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Men's handball at the Games of the XXX Olympic Games
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Tournament details
Host country  United Kingdom
Dates 28 July – 12 August
Teams 12 (from 5 confederations)
Final positions
Champions  France (2nd title)
Runner-up  Sweden
Third place  Croatia
Fourth place  Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches 38
Goals scored 1973 (51.92 per match)
Attendance 209,625 (5,516 per match)
Top scorer(s) Sweden Niclas Ekberg (50 goals)[1]
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2012 Summer Olympics

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The men's handball tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London was held from 28 July to 12 August at the Olympic Park. The group stage matches were held at the Copper Box and the knockout rounds took place at the larger Basketball Arena.

Twelve nations were represented in the tournament. The four best teams from each group advanced to a quarter-final round, while the 5th and 6th teams in each group were classified 9th–12th by the results of their group matches. Unlike in previous Olympics there was no placement matches involving the losing teams of the quarter-finals.

Qualification[edit]

Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 1  Great Britain
2011 World Championship 13–30 January 2011  Sweden 1  France
2011 Pan American Games 16–24 October 2011  Mexico 1  Argentina
Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament 2011 23 October – 2 November 2011  South Korea 1  South Korea
2012 African Championship 11–20 January 2012  Morocco 1  Tunisia
2012 European Championship 15–29 January 2012  Serbia 1  Denmark
2012 IHF Qualification Tournament #1 6–8 April 2012  Spain 2  Spain
 Serbia
2012 IHF Qualification Tournament #2 6–8 April 2012  Sweden 2  Sweden
 Hungary
2012 IHF Qualification Tournament #3 6–8 April 2012  Croatia 2  Croatia
 Iceland
Total 12

Seeding[edit]

Before the draw the IHF seeded the teams in six pots. The draw for the groups was held on 30 May 2012.[2]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6
 France  Sweden  Iceland  Serbia  Denmark  South Korea
 Spain  Croatia  Hungary  Great Britain  Argentina  Tunisia

Rosters[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Iceland 5 5 0 0 167 132 +35 10
 France 5 4 0 1 159 110 +49 8
 Sweden 5 3 0 2 156 115 +41 6
 Tunisia 5 2 0 3 121 125 −4 4
 Argentina 5 1 0 4 113 138 −25 2
 Great Britain 5 0 0 5 96 182 −86 0
Qualified for the quarterfinals
29 July 2012
09:30
v
Iceland  31 – 25  Argentina Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,701[3]
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Sigurðsson 9 (15–14) Simonet 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

29 July 2012
14:30
v
Sweden  28 – 21  Tunisia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,155[4]
Referees: Raluy López, Sabroso (ESP)
Doder 8 (16–11) Boughanmi 6
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

29 July 2012
19:30
v
France  44 – 15  Great Britain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 5,000[5]
Referees: Abdulla, Bamutref (QAT)
Joli 11 (21–7) Garnham 6
Suspension 2×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card

31 July 2012
09:30
v
Tunisia  22 – 32  Iceland Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,559[6]
Referees: Al-Nuaimi, Omar (UAE)
Bannour 10 (8–19) Pálmarsson 8
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

31 July 2012
14:30
v
Great Britain  19 – 41  Sweden Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,382[7]
Referees: Nikolić, Stojković (SRB)
Larsson 4 (10–24) Ekberg 13
Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card Report Suspension 3×Booked

31 July 2012
21:15
v
Argentina  20 – 32  France Copper Box, London
Attendance: 3,906[8]
Referees: Olesen, Peders (DEN)
Fernández, Riccobelli 4 (9–17) Karabatić 7
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

2 August 2012
11:15
v
France  25 – 19  Tunisia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,670[9]
Referees: Nikolić, Stojković (SRB)
Narcisse 7 (12–11) Bannour 5
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

2 August 2012
16:15
v
Great Britain  21 – 32  Argentina Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,581[10]
Referees: Coulibaly, Diabate (CIV)
Larsson 6 (11–16) Simonet 6
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

2 August 2012
21:15
v
Sweden  32 – 33  Iceland Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,590[11]
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Källman 9 (13–17) Pálmarsson 9
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

4 August 2012
09:30
v
Tunisia  34 – 17  Great Britain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,319[12]
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Toumi 10 (14–8) Edgar 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

4 August 2012
14:30
v
Sweden  29 – 13  Argentina Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,592[13]
Referees: López, Sabroso (ESP)
Ekberg 9 (12–8) Simonet 3
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

4 August 2012
19:30
v
Iceland  30 – 29  France Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,521[14]
Referees: Krstić, Ljubić (SLO)
Petersson 6 (16–15) Fernandez 9
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 2×Booked

6 August 2012
11:15
v
Argentina  23 – 25  Tunisia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,645[15]
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Simonet 6 (12–12) Alouini 7
Suspension 2×Booked 1×Red card Report Suspension 3×Booked 1×Red card

6 August 2012
16:15
v
Iceland  41 – 24  Great Britain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,856[16]
Referees: Abdulla, Bamutref (QAT)
Valur Sigurðsson 8 (18–15) Larsson 9
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

6 August 2012
21:15
v
France  29 – 26  Sweden Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,833[17]
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Narcisse 6 (18–12) Ekberg, Andersson 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

Group B[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 Croatia 5 5 0 0 150 109 +41 10
 Denmark 5 4 0 1 124 129 −5 8
 Spain 5 3 0 2 140 126 +14 6
 Hungary 5 2 0 3 114 128 −14 4
 Serbia 5 1 0 4 120 131 −11 2
 South Korea 5 0 0 5 115 140 −25 0
Qualified for the quarterfinals
29 July 2012
11:15
v
Croatia  31 – 21  South Korea Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,068[18]
Referees: Marina, Minore (ARG)
Čupić 8 (14–8) Jeong Yi-kyeong 5
Suspension 1×Booked Report Suspension 2×Booked

29 July 2012
16:15
v
Spain  26 – 21  Serbia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,600[19]
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Sarmiento Melián 5 (10–14) Ilić 6
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

29 July 2012
21:15
v
Hungary  25 – 27  Denmark Copper Box, London
Attendance: 5,000[20]
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Császár 8 (10–13) Eggert 9
Suspension 1×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

31 July 2012
11:15
v
South Korea  19 – 22  Hungary Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,262[21]
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Jeong Yi-kyeong, Jeong Han 4 (9–7) Lékai 5
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

31 July 2012
16:15
v
Serbia  23 – 31  Croatia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,827[22]
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Vujin 6 (9–13) Čupić 8
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

31 July 2012
19:30
v
Denmark  24 – 23  Spain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,368[23]
Referees: Krstić, Ljubić (SLO)
Hansen 8 (13–12) three players 4
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

2 August 2012
09:30
v
Spain  33 – 29  South Korea Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,209[24]
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Ugalde 6 (16–14) Lee Jae-woo 8
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 2×Booked

2 August 2012
14:30
v
Croatia  26 – 19  Hungary Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,950[25]
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Čupić 7 (11–9) Császár, Nagy 4
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

2 August 2012
19:30
v
Serbia  25 – 26  Denmark Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,504[26]
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Vujin 7 (11–13) Hansen 7
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 2×Booked

4 August 2012
11:15
v
South Korea  22 – 28  Serbia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,525[27]
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Jeong Han 6 (10–12) Nikčević, Toskić 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 6×Booked

4 August 2012
16:15
v
Croatia  32 – 21  Denmark Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,800[28]
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
three players 5 (14–9) Eggert Jensen, Lindberg 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

4 August 2012
21:15
v
Hungary  22 – 33  Spain Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,280[29]
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Nagy 7 (13–16) Aguinagalde 9
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

6 August 2012
09:30
v
Hungary  26 – 23  Serbia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,159[30]
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Mocsai 9 (9–11) Ilić, Prodanović 5
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

6 August 2012
14:30
v
Denmark  26 – 24  South Korea Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,546[31]
Referees: Al-Nuaimi, Omar (UAE)
Eggert Jensen, Knudsen 6 (13–14) Lee Jae-woo, Eom Hyo-won 6
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 2×Booked

6 August 2012
19:30
v
Spain  25 – 30  Croatia Copper Box, London
Attendance: 4,856[32]
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Entrerríos, Tomás 5 (10–11) Čupić, Lacković 7
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

Knockout stage[edit]

The Basketball Arena was the venue for the knockout stage of the men's tournament
  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold Medal match
                           
  A1   Iceland 33  
B4   Hungary (OT) 34  
  B4   Hungary 26  
  A3   Sweden 27  
B2   Denmark 22
  A3   Sweden 24  
    A3   Sweden 21
  A2   France 22
  A2   France 23  
B3   Spain 22  
  A2   France 25 Bronze medal match
  B1   Croatia 22  
B1   Croatia 25 B4   Hungary 26
  A4   Tunisia 23   B1   Croatia 33

Quarter-finals[edit]

8 August 2012
11:00
v
Iceland  33 – 34 (ET)  Hungary Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,063[33]
Referees: Lazaar, Reveret (FRA)
Sigurðsson 8 (12–16) Nagy 9
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

FT: 27–27 ET: 3–3, 3–4


8 August 2012
14:30
v
Spain  22 – 23  France Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 8,890[34]
Referees: Nikolić, Stojković (SRB)
Tomás 6 (12–9) Accambray 7
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

8 August 2012
18:00
v
Sweden  24 – 22  Denmark Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,494[35]
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Doder 6 (11–9) Lindberg 6
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

8 August 2012
21:30
v
Croatia  25 – 23  Tunisia Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,578[36]
Referees: Marina, Minore (ARG)
Čupić 8 (11–12) Jallouz, Alouini 4
Suspension 2×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked 1×Red card

Semi-finals[edit]

10 August 2012
17:00
v
Hungary  26 – 27  Sweden Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,597[37]
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Császár 8 (12–15) Ekberg 6
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

10 August 2012
20:30
v
France  25 – 22  Croatia Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,849[38]
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
three players 4 (12–10) Horvat 6
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

Bronze medal match[edit]

12 August 2012
11:00
v
Hungary  26 – 33  Croatia Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,263[39]
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Harsányi 7 (14–19) Čupić 8
Suspension 4×Booked Report Suspension 3×Booked

Gold medal match[edit]

12 August 2012
15:00
v
Sweden  21 – 22  France Basketball Arena, London
Attendance: 9,627[40]
Referees: Krstić, Ljubić (SLO)
Ekberg 6 (8–10) Guigou 5
Suspension 3×Booked Report Suspension 4×Booked

Ranking and statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ London 2012 Handball Statistics, retrieved 12 August 2012
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  4. ^ "Sweden – Tunisia". IHF. 29 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "France – Great Britain". IHF. 29 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Tunisia – Iceland". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Great Britain – Sweden". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Argentina – France". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "France – Tunisia". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Great Britain – Argentina". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "Sweden – Iceland". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  12. ^ "Tunisia – Great Britain". IHF. 4 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Sweden – Argentina". IHF. 4 August 2012. 
  14. ^ "Iceland – France". IHF. 4 August 2012. 
  15. ^ "Argentina – Tunisia". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  16. ^ "Iceland – Great Britain". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  17. ^ "France – Sweden". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  18. ^ "Croatia – South Korea". IHF. 29 July 2012. 
  19. ^ "Spain – Serbia". IHF. 29 July 2012. 
  20. ^ "Hungary – Denmark". IHF. 29 July 2012. 
  21. ^ "South Korea – Hungary". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  22. ^ "Serbia – Croatia". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  23. ^ "Denmark – Spain". IHF. 31 July 2012. 
  24. ^ "Spain – South Korea". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  25. ^ "Croatia – Hungary". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  26. ^ "Serbia – Denmark". IHF. 2 August 2012. 
  27. ^ "South Korea – Serbia". IHF. 3 August 2012. 
  28. ^ "Croatia – Denmark". IHF. 3 August 2012. 
  29. ^ "Hungary – Spain". IHF. 4 August 2012. 
  30. ^ "Hungary – Serbia". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  31. ^ "Denmark – South Korea". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  32. ^ "Spain – Croatia". IHF. 6 August 2012. 
  33. ^ "Iceland – Hungary". IHF. 8 August 2012. 
  34. ^ "Spain – France". IHF. 8 August 2012. 
  35. ^ "Sweden – Denmark". IHF. 8 August 2012. 
  36. ^ "Croatia – Tunisia". IHF. 8 August 2012. 
  37. ^ "Hungary – Sweden". IHF. 10 August 2012. 
  38. ^ "France – Croatia". IHF. 10 August 2012. 
  39. ^ "Hungary – Croatia". IHF. 12 August 2012. 
  40. ^ "Sweden – France". IHF. 12 August 2012. 

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