Danish Handball Federation

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Danish Handball Federation
Founded 1935
Type Handball federation
Location
Area served
 Denmark
Key people
Per Bertelsen
Website www.dhf.dk
Danish Handball Federation
Flag of Denmark.svg
Medal record
Competitor for  Denmark
Handball
World Cup Field Handball
Silver medal – second place 1948 Team
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 2013 Team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Team
Silver medal – second place 1967 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Team
World Junior Championship
Gold medal – first place 2005 Team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Team
World Youth Championship
Gold medal – first place 2013 Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 Team
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2012 Team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Team
European Junior Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 Team
Gold medal – first place 2008 Team
Gold medal – first place 1998 Team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Team
European Youth Championship
Silver medal – second place 2008 Team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Team
Silver medal – second place 2001 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Team
European Open Men's Youth Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Team
Men's EYOF Championship
Gold medal – first place 2011 Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Team
European Men's Beach Handball Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Team
Women's Olympic Championship
Gold medal – first place 2004 Team
Gold medal – first place 2000 Team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Team
Women's Youth Olympic Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 Team
World Women's Street Handball Championship
Silver medal – second place 1962 Team
World Women's Championship
Gold medal – first place 1997 Team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Team
Silver medal – second place 1962 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Team
World Women's Junior Championship
Gold medal – first place 1997 Team
Silver medal – second place 2008 Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Team
Silver medal – second place 1987 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Team
World Women's Youth Championship
Gold medal – first place 2012 Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Team
World Women's Beach Championship
Silver medal – second place 2012 Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Team
European Women's Championship
Gold medal – first place 2002 Team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Team
Gold medal – first place 1994 Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Team
European Women's Junior Championship
Gold medal – first place 2011 Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 Team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Team
European Women's Youth Championship
Gold medal – first place 2009 Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Team
European Open Women's Youth Championship
Gold medal – first place 2006 Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Team
Silver medal – second place 2014 Team
Women's EYOF Championship
Gold medal – first place 2013 Team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Team
European Women's Beach Championship
Silver medal – second place 2013 Team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Team
Men's friendly TotalKredit Cup
Gold medal – first place 2014 Team
Gold medal – first place 2012 Team
Men's friendly Golden League
Gold medal – first place 2013 Team
Women's friendly Møbelringen Cup
Gold medal – first place 2005 Team
Silver medal – second place 2012 Team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Team
Women's friendly GF World Cup
Silver medal – second place 2008 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Team
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Team

The Danish Handball Federation (Danish: Dansk Håndbold Forbund or DHF) is the national governing body for handball in Denmark. It is based in Brøndby.

History[edit]

The DHF was founded on 2 June 1935. It is a member of the European Handball Federation and the International Handball Federation. Danish Handball Federation is the third largest in the world, only surpassed by German Handball Federation and French Handball Federation.

Achievements[edit]

Denmark is the country with the most success and medals in the sport of Handball. With a total of 103 overall medals it makes them the strongest Handball Federation in the World.

Total Host

24

Count

Gold Medal : 39
Silver Medal : 32
Bronze Medal : 32

Total : 103

World Championship

Silver Medal : 1967, 2011, 2013
Bronze Medal : 2007

World Cup Field Handball

Silver Medal : 1948

Junior World Championship

Gold Medal : 1997, 1999, 2005
Silver Medal : 1993, 2003, 2009, 2011
Bronze Medal : 1983, 2007

Youth World Championship

Gold Medal : 2007, 2011, 2013

European Championship

Gold Medal : 2008, 2012
Silver Medal : 2014
Bronze Medal : 2002, 2004, 2006

Junior European Championship

Gold Medal : 1996, 1998, 2008, 2010
Silver Medal : 2004
Bronze Medal : 2006

Youth European Championship

Silver Medal : 2001, 2006, 2008
Bronze Medal : 1994, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2010, 2012

Men's European Open Championship

Bronze Medal : 2013

Men's EYOF Championship

Gold Medal : 1997, 2011
Silver Medal : 2009

European Men's Beach Handball Championship

Bronze Medal : 2013

Men's friendly TotalKredit Cup

Gold Medal : 2012, 2014

Men's friendly Golden League

Gold Medal : 2013

Women's Olympic Championship

Gold Medal : 1996, 2000, 2004

Women's Youth Olympic Championship

Gold Medal : 2010

World Women's Street Handball Championship

Silver Medal : 1962

World Women's Championship

Gold Medal : 1997
Silver Medal : 1962, 1993
Bronze Medal : 1995, 2013

World Women's Junior Championship

Gold Medal : 1997
Silver Medal : 1987, 1995, 2008
Bronze Medal : 1991, 1999

World Women's Youth Championship

Gold Medal : 2006, 2012
Bronze Medal : 2008, 2014

Women's World Beach Championship

Silver Medal : 2010, 2012

Women's European Championship

Gold Medal : 1994, 1996, 2002
Silver Medal : 1998, 2004

Women's Junior European Championship

Gold Medal : 1996, 2007, 2011
Bronze Medal : 2013

Women's Youth European Championship

Gold Medal : 2005, 2009
Silver Medal : 1992, 2011
Bronze Medal : 1994, 2013

Women's European Open Championship

Gold Medal : 2006, 2010
Silver Medal : 2014

Women's EYOF Championship

Gold Medal : 1997, 1999, 2013
Bronze Medal : 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011

Women's Beach European Championship

Silver Medal : 2011, 2013

Women's friendly Møbelringen Cup

Gold Medal : 2005
Silver Medal : 2010, 2012
Bronze Medal : 2007, 2008

Women's friendly GF World Cup

Silver Medal : 2008
Bronze Medal : 2006, 2013

Competitions[edit]

The Danish Handball Federation organises the national club leagues and the national teams (both senior and junior). In addition, the DHF organises international tournaments.

National[edit]

International[edit]

  • GF World Cup, an annual invitational tournament usually played in October

Coaching[edit]

Danish International Handball Coaches[edit]

External links[edit]