Beach handball at the World Games

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Beach handball is part of the World Games as an invitational sport since the 2001 edition. It has become an official sport of the World Games program since 2013.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Men[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2013 Cali  Brazil (BRA)  Russia (RUS)  Croatia (CRO)

Women[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
2013 Cali  Brazil (BRA)  Hungary (HUN)  Norway (NOR)

Men's Tournament[edit]

From 2001 to 2009 Beach Handball was contested as a demonstration event. Since the 2013 edition the sport is formally recognized as part of the World Games program.[2]

Year Host Gold Medal Match Bronze Medal Match
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2001
Details
Japan
Akita

Belarus
Round robin
Spain

Brazil
Round robin
Iran
2005
Details
Germany
Duisburg

Russia
2 – 0
Spain

Croatia
2 – 1
Germany
2009
Details
Taiwan
Kaohsiung

Brazil
2 – 0
Hungary

Croatia
2 – 0
Oman
2013
Details
Colombia
Cali

Brazil
2 – 0
Russia

Croatia
2 – 1
Qatar

Women's Tournament[edit]

From 2001 to 2009 Beach Handball was contested as a demonstration event. Since the 2013 edition the sport is formally recognized as part of the World Games program.

Year Host Gold Medal Match Bronze Medal Match
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2001
Details
Japan
Akita

Ukraine
Round robin
Germany

Brazil
Round robin
Japan
2005
Details
Germany
Duisburg

Brazil
2 – 0
Hungary

Turkey
2 – 0
Croatia
2009
Details
Taiwan
Kaohsiung

Italy
2 – 1
Croatia

Brazil
2 – 0
Macedonia
2013
Details
Colombia
Cali

Brazil
2 – 1
Hungary

Norway
2 – 0
Chinese Taipei

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beach Handball and Softball are on the official sports programme". worldgames2013.com.co. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Beach handball - The World Games" (PDF). ihf.info. Retrieved 7 June 2012.