1971 World Women's Handball Championship

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1971 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Netherlands
Final positions
Champions East Germany (1st title)
Runner-up Yugoslavia
Third place Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches21
Goals scored413 (19.67 per match)
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The 1971 World Women's Handball Championship took place in the Netherlands between 11-19 December 1971. After the 1968 edition was cancelled because of the intervention of Czechoslovakia from the Soviet Union, the 1971 edition would see East Germany take the title as they defeated Yugoslavia 11-8 in the final.[1] [2]

Premlinary Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Denmark 2 2 0 0 23 18 +5 4
 West Germany 2 1 0 1 21 19 +2 2
 Japan 2 0 0 2 14 21 −7 0
1971 West Germany  10–7  Japan Netherlands

1971 Denmark  11–7  Japan Netherlands

1971 Denmark  12–11  West Germany Netherlands

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 2 1 1 0 26 19 +7 3
 Romania 2 1 1 0 20 18 +2 3
 Norway 2 0 0 2 13 22 −9 0
1971 Yugoslavia  14–7  Norway Netherlands

1971 Romania  8–6  Norway Netherlands

1971 Yugoslavia  12–12  Romania Netherlands

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 East Germany 2 2 0 0 24 16 +8 4
 Hungary 2 1 0 1 20 12 +8 2
 Netherlands 2 0 0 2 11 27 −16 0
1971 Hungary  12–3  Netherlands Netherlands

1971 East Germany  15–8  Netherlands Netherlands

1971 East Germany  9–8  Hungary Netherlands

Main round[edit]

     Team will compete for Places 1-2
     Team will compete for Places 3-4

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 East Germany 2 2 0 0 24 17 +7 4
 Romania 2 0 1 1 20 21 -1 1
 Denmark 2 0 1 1 16 22 -6 1
1971 Romania  10–9  Denmark Netherlands

1971 East Germany  12–10  Romania Netherlands

1971 East Germany  12–7  Denmark Netherlands

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 23 14 +9 4
 Hungary 2 1 0 1 18 22 -4 2
 West Germany 2 0 0 2 18 23 -5 0
1971 Yugoslavia  11–8  West Germany Netherlands

1971 Hungary  12–10  West Germany Netherlands

1971 Yugoslavia  12–6  Hungary Netherlands

Ranking Round[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Norway 2 2 0 0 21 18 +3 4
 Netherlands 2 0 1 1 19 20 -1 1
 Japan 2 0 1 1 23 25 -2 1
1971 Japan  12–12  Netherlands Netherlands

1971 Norway  8–7  Netherlands Netherlands

1971 Norway  13–11  Japan Netherlands

Placement Round[edit]

Fifth Place Playoff[edit]

1971 West Germany  13–9  Denmark Netherlands

Third Place Playoff[edit]

1971 Hungary  12–11  Romania Netherlands

Final[edit]

1971 East Germany  11–8  Yugoslavia Netherlands

Final standings[edit]

# Team
Gold medal icon.svg  East Germany
Silver medal icon.svg  Yugoslavia
Bronze medal icon.svg  Hungary
4  Romania
5  West Germany
6  Denmark
7  Norway
8  Netherlands
9  Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women Handball World Championship 1971". Todor 66.
  2. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.