Hans Baumann Trophy
The Hans Baumann Trophy is awarded to a member federation every two years at the IHF Ordinary Congress. It is awarded for particular services to the development and spread of Handball in the member federation’s own country and/or throughout the world.
The recipient is selected and the trophy awarded by the IHF Council at the recommendation of the IHF Executive Committee. Member federations may submit a detailed recommendation to the IHF Head Office, specifying the reasons, no later than six months before the Congress.
The member federation receiving the award is given a diploma drawn up by the donors and a small replica of the trophy.
In 1986, Spain has been selected as the recipient of the Hans Baumann Trophy. The Spanish Handball Federation has made a particular contribution by organizing the symposium and special tournament for studying and testing new ideas for the format of the game.
List of Winners
From the commencement of the Trophy till date, the trophy has been awarded to the following countries for their extra ordinary contribution to the development of Handball.
Year 1972 - 1998
|1972||British Handball Association|
|1974||Italian Handball Federation|
|1976||Algerian Handball Federation|
|1978||Kuwait Handball Association|
|1980||French Handball Federation|
|1982||Korea Handball Federation|
|1984||Federation de Handball du Congo|
|1986||Royal Spanish Handball Federation|
|1988||Austrian Handball Association|
|1990||Portuguese Handball Federation|
|1992||Federation Ivoirienne de Handball,|
|1996||Brazilian Handball Confederation|
|1998||Japan Handball Association|
Year 2000 - 2100
|2000||Chinese Handball Association|
|2002||Handball Union of Russia|
|2004||Croatian Handball Federation|
|2007||Romanian Handball Federation|
|2009||German Handball Association|
|2011||Argentinean Handball Confederation|
|2013||Danish Handball Federation|
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