Handball at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Field handball was a demonstration sport at the 1952 Summer Olympics.

A single match between the men's teams of Sweden and Denmark was held, which Sweden won by nineteen goals to eleven.

Match[edit]

30 July 1952
19:45
Sweden  19 – 11  Denmark
Attendance: 13,175
Referees: Siegfried Perrey (FRG)
Goal umpires: Martti Pohjola and Lars Sumelius
Linesmen: Jaakko Tuominen and Unto Repo
(8–5)

The match was played in rainy conditions.

Players[edit]

All participants were awarded a commemorative medal.

References[edit]

  • "1952 Olympic Games Official Report" (PDF). la84.org. LA84 Foundation/International Olympic Committee. p. 697. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  • "Handball & Olympic Games 1936-2000" (PDF). ihf.info. International Handball Federation. p. 10. Retrieved 24 January 2015.