1973 World Women's Handball Championship

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1973 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Yugoslavia
Final positions
Champions  Yugoslavia (1st title)
Runner-up  Romania
Third place  Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches 34
Goals scored 748 (22 per match)
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The 1973 World Women's Handball Championship took place in Yugoslavia between 7-15 December 1973.[1] [2]

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
 Romania 3 3 0 0 32 24 +8 6
 Hungary 3 2 0 1 37 22 +15 4
 Czechoslovakia 3 1 0 2 27 30 -3 2
 Norway 3 0 0 3 16 36 -20 0
Hungary  12 : 7 +  Czechoslovakia
Romania  10 : 5 +  Norway
Romania  10 : 8  Czechoslovakia
Hungary  14 : 3  Norway
Romania  12 : 11  Hungary
Czechoslovakia  12 : 8  Norway

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 3 2 0 1 26 24 +2 4
 Soviet Union 3 1 1 1 23 23 0 3
 Poland 3 1 1 1 27 28 -1 3
 Denmark 3 0 2 1 32 33 -1 2
Yugoslavia  11 : 10 +  Denmark
Soviet Union  8 : 6 +  Poland
Yugoslavia  8 : 9  Poland
Soviet Union  10 : 10  Denmark
Yugoslavia  7 : 5  Soviet Union
Denmark  12 : 12  Poland

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Finals[edit]

3/4 Soviet Union  20 : 12  Hungary
1/2 Yugoslavia  16 : 11  Romania

Final standings[edit]

# Team
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 Yugoslavia
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 Romania
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 Soviet Union
4.
 Hungary
5.
 Poland
6.
 Czechoslovakia
7.
 Denmark
8.
 Norway
9.
 East Germany
10.
 Japan
11.
 West Germany
12.
 Netherlands

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5. 
  2. ^ "Women Handball World Championship 1973". Todor 66. 

Source: International Handball Federation