2000 European Women's Handball Championship

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2000 EHF European Women's
Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Romania
Dates 8–17 December
Teams 12 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions  Hungary (1st title)
Runner-up  Ukraine
Third place  Russia
Fourth place  Romania
Tournament statistics
Matches 34
Goals scored 1716 (50.47 per match)
Top scorer(s)  Simona Gogîrlă (ROU) (68 goals)
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The 2000 EHF European Women's Handball Championship was held in Romania from 8–17 December. It was won by Hungary after beating Ukraine 32–30 after extra time in the final match.

Venues[edit]

The matches for Group A took place in the city of Râmnicu Vâlcea, while Group B and the Final Round were played at the Romanian capital city, Bucharest.

Teams[edit]

Group A Group B
 Germany  Belarus
 Austria  Denmark
 France  Macedonia
 Hungary  Norway
 Russia  Romania
 Yugoslavia  Ukraine

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Hungary 5 4 1 0 159 115 +44 9
 Russia 5 4 0 1 118 104 +14 8
 France 5 3 0 2 127 106 +21 6
 Yugoslavia 5 2 1 2 139 138 +1 5
 Germany 5 1 0 4 117 134 −17 2
 Austria 5 0 0 5 89 152 −63 0
December 8, 2000
Hungary  33 – 33  Yugoslavia
Austria  20 – 30  Germany
France  21 – 22  Russia
December 9, 2000
Germany  22 – 33  Hungary
Yugoslavia  19 – 26  France
Russia  28 – 19  Austria
December 10, 2000
France  25 – 19  Germany
Austria  12 – 35  Hungary
Russia  27 – 20  Yugoslavia
December 12, 2000
Austria  24 – 33  Yugoslavia
Hungary  32 – 29  France
Germany  18 – 22  Russia
December 13, 2000
Hungary  26 – 19  Russia
Yugoslavia  34 – 28  Germany
France  26 – 14  Austria

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Ukraine 5 2 3 0 130 120 +10 7
 Romania 5 3 1 1 128 118 +10 7
 Norway 5 2 2 1 132 126 +6 6
 Macedonia 5 1 2 2 113 123 −10 4
 Denmark 5 1 1 3 130 137 −7 3
 Belarus 5 0 3 2 134 143 −9 3
December 8, 2000
Romania  29 – 28  Belarus
Norway  24 – 24  Ukraine
Denmark  19 – 20  Macedonia
December 9, 2000
Ukraine  29 – 29  Denmark
Macedonia  19 – 19  Romania
Belarus  26 – 26  Norway
December 10, 2000
Macedonia  19 – 27  Ukraine
Romania  26 – 22  Norway
Denmark  34 – 26  Belarus
December 12, 2000
Belarus  27 – 27  Macedonia
Romania  21 – 23  Ukraine
Norway  29 – 22  Denmark
December 13, 2000
Ukraine  27 – 27  Belarus
Denmark  26 – 33  Romania
Norway  31 – 28  Macedonia

Final round[edit]

Semi-Final Final
December 16, 2000
   Ukraine  28  
   Russia  24  
 
December 17, 2000
       Ukraine  30
     Hungary  32
3rd/4th Place
December 16, 2000 December 17, 2000
   Hungary  25    Russia  21
   Romania  24      Romania  16

Final ranking[edit]

1st, gold medalist(s)  Hungary
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Ukraine
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Russia
4  Romania
5  France
6  Norway
7  Yugoslavia
8  Macedonia
9  Germany
10  Denmark
11  Belarus
12  Austria