Handball at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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The handball tournaments at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are scheduled to take place between 24 July and 9 August 2020.[1]

Competition schedule[edit]

G Group stage ¼ Quarter-finals ½ Semi-finals B Bronze medal match F Final
Date
Event
Sat 25 Sun 26 Mon 27 Tue 28 Wed 29 Thu 30 Fri 31 Sat 1 Sun 2 Mon 3 Tue 4 Wed 5 Thu 6 Fri 7 Sat 8 Sun 9
Men G G G G G ¼ ½ B F
Women G G G G G ¼ ½ B F

Events[edit]

Two sets of medals will be awarded in the following events:

Qualifying criteria[edit]

Each National Olympic Committee may enter up to one men's and one women's team in the handball tournaments.

Men[edit]

Qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host nation N/A N/A 1  Japan
2019 World Championship 10–27 January 2019  Denmark /
 Germany
1  Denmark
2019 Pan American Games 31 July – 5 August 2019  Peru 1
2019 Asian Qualification Tournament 17–27 October 2019 Qatar Doha 1
2020 African Championship 15–25 January 2020  Tunisia 1
2020 European Championship 9–26 January 2020  Austria /
 Norway /
 Sweden
1
2020 IHF Qualification Tournament #1 16–19 April 2020 2
2020 IHF Qualification Tournament #2  France 2
2020 IHF Qualification Tournament #3 2
Total 12

Women[edit]

Qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host nation N/A N/A 1  Japan
2018 European Championship 29 November – 16 December 2018  France 1  France
2018 African Championship 2–12 December 2018  Republic of the Congo 1  Angola
2019 Pan American Games 26 July – 11 August 2019  Peru 1
2019 Asian Qualification Tournament 23–29 September 2019 China Chuzhou 1
2019 World Championship 30 November – 15 December 2019  Japan 1
2020 IHF Qualification Tournament #1 19–22 March 2020 2
2020 IHF Qualification Tournament #2 2
2020 IHF Qualification Tournament #3 2
Total 12

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Qualification System confirmed". ihf.info. 3 April 2018.