Handball at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Handball at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates24 July – 8 August 2021
Teams24 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
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The handball tournaments at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics are scheduled to take place from 24 July to 8 August 2021.[1][2]

It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Legend
G Group stage ¼ Quarter-finals ½ Semi-finals B Bronze medal match F Gold medal match

[4][5]

Date
Event
Sat 24 Sun 25 Mon 26 Tue 27 Wed 28 Thu 29 Fri 30 Sat 31 Sun 1 Mon 2 Tue 3 Wed 4 Thu 5 Fri 6 Sat 7 Sun 8
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 7 September 2013 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 Lima 1  Argentina
AHF Men’s Asian qualification event 17–26 October 2019 Qatar Doha 1  Bahrain
2020 European Championship 10–26 January 2020  Austria /  Norway /  Sweden 1  Spain
2020 African Championship 16–26 January 2020  Tunisia 1  Egypt
2020 IHF Men's Olympic Qualification Tournaments 12–14 March 2021  Norway 2
France Montpellier 2
 Germany 2
Total 12

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Women[edit]

Qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host nation election 7 September 2013 N/A 1  Japan
2018 European Championship 29 November – 16 December 2018  France 1  France
2019 Pan American Games 24–30 July 2019 Peru Lima 1  Brazil
2019 Asian Qualification Tournament 23–29 September 2019 China Chuzhou 1  South Korea
2019 African Qualification Tournament 26–29 September 2019 Senegal Dakar 1  Angola
2019 World Championship 29 November – 15 December 2019  Japan 1  Netherlands
2020 IHF Women's Olympic Qualification Tournaments 19–21 March 2021  Spain 2
 Hungary 2
 Montenegro 2
Total 12

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Qualification System confirmed". ihf.info. 3 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Tokyo 2020: One Year to Go, handball schedule confirmed". ihf.info. 23 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Schedule – Handball Tokyo 2020 Olympics". Olympian Database. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Handball Competition Schedule". Tokyo 2020. Retrieved 8 March 2020.