2020 European Men's Handball Championship

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2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
2020 European Men's Handball Championship.png
Tournament details
Host countries Austria
 Norway
 Sweden
Dates9–26 January
Teams24 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 6 host cities)
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The 2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship will be the 14th edition of the tournament and co-hosted for the first time in three countries, Austria, Norway and Sweden from 10 to 26 January 2020,[1] and the first that will feature 24 teams.

Venues[edit]

Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Sweden Malmö, Sweden Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Tele2 Arena
Capacity: 35,000
Malmö Arena
Capacity: 13,000
Scandinavium
Capacity: 12,000
Tele2 Arena juni 2013a 01.jpg Malmö Arena ESC2013 01.jpg Scandinavium at night.jpg
Austria Vienna, Austria Austria Graz, Austria Norway Trondheim, Norway
Wiener Stadthalle
Capacity: 12,000
Graz Messe Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Trondheim Spektrum
Capacity: 8,000
Wiener Stadthalle Aussen 2008.jpg Messehalle neu.jpg Trondheim spektrum 01.jpg

Qualification[edit]

Qualified teams[edit]

Country Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament
 Austria Co-host 20 September 2014 3 (2010, 2014, 2018)
 Norway Co-host 20 September 2014 8 (2000, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Sweden Co-host 20 September 2014 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Spain Defending champion 26 January 2018 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Germany Group 1 winner 13 April 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018)
 Slovenia Group 4 winner 14 April 2019 11 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018)
 Croatia Group 2 winner 14 April 2019 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 North Macedonia Group 3 winner 12 June 2019 5 (1998, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Denmark Group 8 winner 12 June 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Hungary Group 7 winner 12 June 2019 11 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Latvia Group 4 runner-up 12 June 2019 0 (debut)
 Portugal Group 6 runner-up 13 June 2019 5 (1994, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
 France Group 6 winner 13 June 2019 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Russia Group 7 runner-up 13 June 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
 Czech Republic Group 5 winner 13 June 2019 9 (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018)
 Belarus Group 5 runner-up 13 June 2019 5 (1994, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Poland Group 1 runner-up 16 June 2019 8 (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
  Switzerland Group 2 runner-up 16 June 2019 3 (2002, 2004, 2006)
 Iceland Group 3 runner-up 16 June 2019 10 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Montenegro Group 8 runner-up 16 June 2019 4 (2008, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Group 5 third place 16 June 2019 0 (debut)
 Serbia Group 2 third place 16 June 2019 5 (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Netherlands Group 4 third place 16 June 2019 0 (debut)
 Ukraine Group 8 third place 16 June 2019 5 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010)

Note: Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.

Draw[edit]

The draw was held at the Erste Bank Campus in Vienna on 28 June 2019.[2][3]

Seeding[edit]

The seedings were announced on 17 June 2019.[4]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Match officials[edit]

On 21 August 2019, 23 couples were announced.[5]

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local (UTC+1).

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Main round
2  Belarus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Montenegro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 9 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
9 January 2020
18:15
Croatia  v  Montenegro Stadthalle Graz, Graz
9 January 2020
20:30
Belarus  v  Serbia Stadthalle Graz, Graz

11 January 2020
16:00
Montenegro  v  Serbia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
11 January 2020
18:15
Croatia  v  Belarus Stadthalle Graz, Graz

13 January 2020
18:15
Serbia  v  Croatia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
13 January 2020
20:30
Montenegro  v  Belarus Stadthalle Graz, Graz

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Main round
2  North Macedonia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Austria (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Ukraine 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 10 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
Czech Republic  v  Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
10 January 2020
20:30
North Macedonia  v  Ukraine Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

12 January 2020
16:00
Austria  v  Ukraine Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
12 January 2020
18:15
Czech Republic  v  North Macedonia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

14 January 2020
18:15
Ukraine  v  Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
14 January 2020
20:30
Austria  v  North Macedonia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Spain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Main round
2  Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 9 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
9 January 2020
18:15
Spain  v  Latvia Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
9 January 2020
20:30
Germany  v  Netherlands Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim

11 January 2020
16:00
Latvia  v  Netherlands Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
11 January 2020
18:15
Spain  v  Germany Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim

13 January 2020
18:15
Netherlands  v  Spain Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
13 January 2020
20:30
Latvia  v  Germany Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Main round
2  Norway (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 10 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
France  v  Portugal Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
10 January 2020
20:30
Norway  v  Bosnia and Herzegovina Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim

12 January 2020
16:00
Portugal  v  Bosnia and Herzegovina Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
12 January 2020
18:15
France  v  Norway Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim

14 January 2020
18:15
Bosnia and Herzegovina  v  France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
14 January 2020
20:30
Portugal  v  Norway Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim

Group E[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Main round
2  Hungary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 11 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
11 January 2020
16:00
Denmark  v  Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
11 January 2020
18:15
Hungary  v  Russia Malmö Arena, Malmö

13 January 2020
18:15
Iceland  v  Russia Malmö Arena, Malmö
13 January 2020
20:30
Denmark  v  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö

15 January 2020
18:15
Russia  v  Denmark Malmö Arena, Malmö
15 January 2020
20:30
Iceland  v  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö

Group F[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Sweden (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Main round
2  Slovenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 10 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
Sweden  v   Switzerland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
10 January 2020
20:30
Slovenia  v  Poland Scandinavium, Gothenburg

12 January 2020
16:00
Switzerland   v  Poland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
12 January 2020
18:15
Sweden  v  Slovenia Scandinavium, Gothenburg

14 January 2020
18:15
Poland  v  Sweden Scandinavium, Gothenburg
14 January 2020
20:30
Switzerland   v  Slovenia Scandinavium, Gothenburg

Main round[edit]

Points and goals gained in the preliminary group against teams that advance, will be taken over.

Group I[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 A1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advanced to semifinals
2 B1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 C1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advanced to fifth place game
4 A2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 B2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 C2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 16 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
16 January 2020 C1 v B2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
16 January 2020 A2 v C2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
16 January 2020 A1 v B1 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

18 January 2020 C1 v B1 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
18 January 2020 A1 v C2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
18 January 2020 A2 v B2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

20 January 2020 A1 v B2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
20 January 2020 A2 v C1 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
20 January 2020 B1 v C2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

22 January 2020 A1 v C1 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
22 January 2020 A2 v B1 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
22 January 2020 B2 v C2 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna

Group II[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 D1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advanced to semifinals
2 E1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 F1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Advanced to fifth place game
4 D2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 E2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 F2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 17 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
17 January 2020 F1 v E2 Malmö Arena, Malmö
17 January 2020 D2 v F2 Malmö Arena, Malmö
17 January 2020 D1 v E1 Malmö Arena, Malmö

19 January 2020 F1 v E1 Malmö Arena, Malmö
19 January 2020 D1 v F2 Malmö Arena, Malmö
19 January 2020 D2 v E2 Malmö Arena, Malmö

21 January 2020 D1 v E2 Malmö Arena, Malmö
21 January 2020 D2 v F1 Malmö Arena, Malmö
21 January 2020 E1 v F2 Malmö Arena, Malmö

22 January 2020 D1 v F1 Malmö Arena, Malmö
22 January 2020 D2 v E1 Malmö Arena, Malmö
22 January 2020 E2 v F2 Malmö Arena, Malmö

Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
24 January
 
 
I1
 
26 January
 
II2
 
 
 
24 January
 
 
 
II1
 
 
I2
 
Third place game
 
 
25 January
 
 
 
 
 
 

Semifinals[edit]

24 January 2020
18:00
I1 v II2 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm

24 January 2020
20:30
II1 v I2 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm

Fifth place game[edit]

25 January 2020
16:00
I3 v II3 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm

Third place game[edit]

25 January 2020
18:30
LSF1 v LSF2 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm

Final[edit]

26 January 2020
16:30
WSF1 v WSF2 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm

Ranking and statistics[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)
2nd, silver medalist(s)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Team qualified for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship and the 2020 Summer Olympics
Team qualified for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's EHF EURO 2020 bigger and larger than ever before". eurohandball.com. 20 September 2014.
  2. ^ "EHF EURO 2020: Final tournament draw procedure released". eurohandball.com. 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Men's EHF EURO 2020 preliminary round groups drawn in Vienna". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 28 June 2019.
  4. ^ "24 teams, six groups: how the EHF EURO 2020 Draw will be done". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 17 June 2019. Archived from the original on 17 June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Referees named for Men's EHF EURO 2020". eurohandball.com. 21 August 2019.

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