Russian Women's Handball Super League

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Women's Superleague
SportHandball
Founded1993
No. of teams11
CountryRussia Russia
Most recent
champion(s)
Rostov-Don
(5th title)
Most titlesDinamo Volgograd
(12 titles)
International cup(s)Champions League
EHF Cup
Challenge Cup
Official websitewww.rushandball.ru (in Russian)

The Russian Women's Handball Superleague is the premier women's handball competition in Russia. Dinamo Volgograd, formerly known as Rotor and Akva, is the championship's most successful club as of 2019 with 12 titles. It also holds the record for consecutive wins, with six titles in a row.

Currently eleven clubs take part in the competition, with the top eight playing the championship play-offs.[1]

The Russian Championship's leading teams have been successful in EHF's competitions. Zvezda Zvenigorod won the Champions League and the EHF Cup, while Dynamo Volgograd, Istochnik Rostov and Lada Togliatti have won either the EHF Cup or the Cup Winners' Cup. Kuban Krasnodar, Luch Moscow (f. Trud) and Rostselmash also won international competitions back in the Soviet era.[2]

List of champions[edit]

Statistics[edit]

EHF coefficients[edit]

The following data indicates Russian coefficient rankings between European handball leagues.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Table and results in the Handball Union of Russia's website
  2. ^ List of champions of EHF competitions in the-sports.org
  3. ^ "2019/20 season ranking" (PDF). European Handball Federation. Retrieved 24 May 2019.