Handball at the Friendship Games
Handball at the Friendship Games was contested in two events. Men's event took place in Rostock and Magdeburg, East Germany between 17 and 21 July 1984, with eight teams competing. Women's events was contested in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia between 21 and 26 August 1984 with six teams competing.
Eight teams were drawn into two groups.
The host nation, East Germany, had two teams in the tournament. However, the East Germany "B" team competed "off competition". Despite ending the tournament on the sixth place, this result was not included in the final rankings. The seventh team (i. e. Czechoslovakia) was instead counted as the sixth place team, etc.
All matches played in Magdeburg.
|East Germany B||3||1||0||2||63||71||-8||2|
|East Germany B||17:24||18:26||28:21|
All matches played in Rostock.
|East Germany A||3||3||0||0||88||56||+32||6|
|East Germany A||24:20||29:16||35:20|
|A1||East Germany A||18|
|3rd place match|
|5th place match|
|A3||East Germany B||22|
|7th place match|
|East Germany A|
|–||East Germany B*|
* – East Germany B competed "off competition" and was not included in the final ranking table.
- Péter Kovács (HUN) – 26 goals
Six teams competed in a round-robin tournament.
Winning teams' squads
Host nations (Czechoslovakia, East Germany)
- Chmielewski (1987), p. 227