1998 European Women's Handball Championship

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1998 EHF European Women's
Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Netherlands
Dates 11–20 December
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Norway (1st title)
Runner-up  Denmark
Third place  Hungary
Fourth place  Austria
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The 1998 EHF European Women's Handball Championship was held in the Netherlands from 11–20 December. It was won by Norway after beating Denmark 24–16 in the final match.

Venues[edit]

The European Championships will be held in the following cities:

Teams[edit]

Group A Group B
 Ukraine  Denmark
 Hungary  Norway
 Austria  Poland
 Netherlands  Macedonia
 Germany  Spain
 Romania  Russia

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Austria 5 4 0 1 134 118 +16 8
 Hungary 5 4 0 1 131 109 +22 8
 Germany 5 4 0 1 117 119 −2 8
 Ukraine 5 2 0 3 128 127 +1 4
 Netherlands 5 1 0 4 107 121 −14 2
 Romania 5 0 0 5 120 143 −23 0
December 11, 1998
Hungary  28 – 24  Romania
Austria  24 – 25  Germany
Ukraine  23 – 16  Netherlands
December 13, 1998
Netherlands  19 – 28  Hungary
Romania  24 – 26  Austria
Germany  28 – 27  Ukraine
December 14, 1998
Hungary  21 – 26  Austria
Netherlands  18 – 19  Germany
Ukraine  32 – 24  Romania
December 16, 1998
Austria  30 – 24  Ukraine
Romania  23 – 30  Netherlands
Hungary  25 – 18  Germany
December 17, 1998
Ukraine  22 – 29  Hungary
Germany  27 – 25  Romania
Austria  28 – 24  Netherlands

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Norway 5 5 0 0 137 102 +35 10
 Denmark 5 4 0 1 138 115 +23 8
 Poland 5 3 0 2 112 110 +2 6
 Macedonia 5 2 0 3 111 136 −25 4
 Russia 5 0 1 4 112 128 −16 1
 Spain 5 0 1 4 107 126 −19 1
December 11, 1998
Poland  20 – 15  Spain
Denmark  37 – 21  Macedonia
Norway  25 – 20  Russia
December 12, 1998
Russia  21 – 25  Poland
Spain  23 – 26  Denmark
Macedonia  23 – 27  Norway
December 14, 1998
Macedonia  27 – 22  Spain
Norway  30 – 19  Poland
Denmark  27 – 22  Russia
December 16, 1998
Russia  23 – 25  Macedonia
Norway  27 – 21  Spain
Poland  21 – 29  Denmark
December 17, 1998
Spain  26 – 26  Russia
Poland  27 – 15  Macedonia
Denmark  19 – 28  Norway

Final round[edit]

Semi-Final Final
December 19, 1998
   Austria  24  
   Denmark  35  
 
December 20, 1998
       Denmark  16
     Norway  24
3rd/4th Place
December 19, 1998 December 20, 1998
   Norway  28    Austria  24
   Hungary  14      Hungary  30

Ranking and Statistics[edit]

References[edit]