1990 World Women's Handball Championship

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1990 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  South Korea
Teams 16
Final positions
Champions  Soviet Union (3rd title)
Runner-up  Yugoslavia
Third place  East Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches 54
Goals scored 2357 (43.65 per match)
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The 1990 World Women's Handball Championship took place in South Korea between 24 November-4 December 1990. It was the first World Championship not played in a European country. The championship was held after the German reunification, but East and West Germany participated separately.[1]

Main round[edit]

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

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 5 4 0 1 124 102 +22 8
 West Germany 5 3 0 2 109 100 +9 6
 Austria 5 3 0 2 101 111 -10 6
 China 5 3 0 2 108 119 -11 6
 Poland 5 2 0 3 117 103 +14 4
 South Korea 5 0 0 5 111 135 -24 0

Results[edit]

Yugoslavia  19 : 18 +  Poland
Austria  19 : 18 +  South Korea
West Germany  21 : 18 +  Poland
China  28 : 22 +  South Korea
Yugoslavia  21 : 18 +  West Germany
China  22 : 21 +  Austria
Yugoslavia  28 : 24  South Korea
Austria  24 : 20  West Germany
Poland  31 : 17  China
Poland  29 : 14  South Korea
West Germany  19 : 14  China
Yugoslavia  30 : 15  Austria
Austria  22 : 21  Poland
West Germany  31 : 23  South Korea
China  27 : 26  Yugoslavia

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 126 106 +20 10
 East Germany 5 3 1 1 111 90 +21 7
 Norway 5 3 0 2 89 90 -1 6
 Romania 5 1 1 3 90 100 -10 3
 Denmark 5 1 0 4 97 103 -6 2
 Bulgaria 5 1 0 4 99 123 -24 2

Results[edit]

East Germany  23 : 19 +  Denmark
Norway  22 : 18 +  Bulgaria
Soviet Union  21 : 17 +  Denmark
Romania  18 : 17 +  Bulgaria
Soviet Union  21 : 20 +  East Germany
Norway  13 : 12 +  Romania
Soviet Union  33 : 23  Bulgaria
East Germany  15 : 15  Romania
Norway  20 : 16  Denmark
Bulgaria  20 : 19  Denmark
East Germany  22 : 14  Norway
Soviet Union  29 : 26  Romania
East Germany  31 : 21  Bulgaria
Denmark  26 : 19  Romania
Soviet Union  22 : 20  Norway

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Finals[edit]

3/4 East Germany  25 : 19  West Germany
1/2 Soviet Union  24 : 22  Yugoslavia

Final standings[edit]

# Team
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 Soviet Union
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 Yugoslavia
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 East Germany
4.
 West Germany
5.
 Austria
6.
 Norway
7.
 Romania
8.
 China
9.
 Poland
10.
 Denmark
11.
 South Korea
12.
 Bulgaria
13.
 Sweden
14.
 France
15.
 Canada
16.
 Angola

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women Handball World Championship 1990". Todor 66.

Source: International Handball Federation

External links[edit]