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Handball at the Olympics
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Facts about Handball in the Olympics

Handball in the Olympic Games  Olympics Handball has been part of the Olympic program 14 times (including this year).
Handball medal sets in the Olympics  Medals

A total of 26 Handball events have been held all-time in the Olympics (including planned events this year).

Number of Handball events in the Olympic Games  Events There has been 2 different events in Olympic Handball.

Medal table for Handball in the Olympics

Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. FRA 42 1 7
2. URS 41 1 6
3. DEN 41 0 5
4. YUG 31 1 5
5. KOR 24 1 7
All-time Olympic Handball Medal table

Handball in the Olympic Programme

Olympic Games Venue Events
Women Men
Berlin 1936 Polizeistadion 0 1
Munich 1972 Olympiahalle, Olympiapark 0 1
Montreal 1976 Montreal Forum 1 1
Moscow 1980 Sokolniki Sports Palace 1 1
Los Angeles 1984 Titan Gymnasium 1 1
Seoul 1988 Olympic Gymnastic Hall 1 1
Barcelona 1992 Palau Sant Jordi 1 1
Atlanta 1996 Georgia World Congress Center 1 1
Sydney 2000 The Dome, Olympic Park 1 1
Athens 2004 Helliniko Olympic Complex 1 1
Beijing 2008 Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium 1 1
London 2012 Basketball Arena, Olympic Park 1 1
Rio 2016 Olympic Hall 4, Olympic park 1 1
Tokyo 2020 Yoyogi National Stadium 1 1

International Handball Federation

The Olympic competitions in Handball is organized by the International Handball Federation (IHF) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organization, general history of
These facts about Handball in the Olympics is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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