2008 European Men's Handball Championship

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2008 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
Håndball-EM 2008. (in Norwegian)
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Tournament details
Host countryFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
Dates17–27 January
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsFlag of Denmark.svg  Denmark (1st title)
Runner-upFlag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
Third placeFlag of France.svg  France
Fourth placeFlag of Germany.svg  Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches47
Goals scored2,643 (56 per match)
Top scorer(s) Flag of Croatia.svg Ivano Balić
Flag of Denmark.svg Lars Christiansen
Flag of France.svg Nikola Karabatić
(44 goals)
Best player Flag of France.svg Nikola Karabatić
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The 2008 EHF European Men's Handball Championship (8th tournament) was held in Norway from 17 to 27 January, in the cities of Bergen, Drammen, Lillehammer, Stavanger and Trondheim. Denmark won the tournament with Croatia second and France third.

Contents

Venues

Drammen Stavanger
Drammenshallen
Capacity: 4,000
Stavanger Idrettshall
Capacity: 7,000
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Bergen Trondheim
Haukelandshallen
Capacity: 4,000
Trondheim Spektrum
Capacity: 4,000
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Lillehammer
Håkons Hall
Capacity: 10,500
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Qualification

Qualification matches took place in 2007. According to the EHF rules, the host (Norway) and the top six nations from the 2006 European Championship (France, Croatia, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Russia) were automatically qualified. The other nine places were determined after the play-off matches, held in June; nine teams were seeded, after qualifying for the 2006 Championship, while their opponents qualified through the preliminary group stages.

Qualified teams

CountryQualified asPrevious appearances in tournament
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Host2 (2000, 2006)
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Semifinalist of 2006 European Championship 7 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000 , 2002, 2004, 2006)
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Semifinalist of 2006 European Championship 6 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
Flag of France.svg  France Semifinalist of 2006 European Championship 7 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006 )
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Semifinalist of 2006 European Championship 7 (1994, 1996 , 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Fifth place of 2006 European Championship 7 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004 , 2006)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Sixth place of 2006 European Championship 7 (1994, 1996 , 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Playoff winner1 (1994)
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Playoff winner4 (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004)
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Playoff winner5 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006)
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Playoff winner4 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Playoff winner0 (Debut)
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Playoff winner3 (2002, 2004, 2006)
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Playoff winner1 (2006)
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia Playoff winner6 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004 , 2006)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Playoff winner6 ( 1994 , 1996, 1998 , 2000 , 2002 , 2004)

Note: Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.

Draw

The draw was held on 22 June 2007 in the TV2 Studio in Oslo. [1]

Seeding

The seedings were announced on 19 June 2007. [2]

Pot 1Pot 2Pot 3Pot 4

Preliminary round

All times are local (UTC+1).

Group A

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 33009177+146 Main round
2Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 32019389+44
3Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 3102859492
4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 3003889790
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
17 January 2008
18:15
Slovenia  Flag of Slovenia.svg34–32Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Kavtičnik 12(16–14) Filip 10
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17 January 2008
20:15
Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg32–27Flag of Poland.svg  Poland Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 1,000
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Balić, Horvat 7(14–14) Jurasik 11
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18 January 2008
18:15
Czech Republic  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg26–30Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 1,200
Referees: Vakula, Ljudovik (UKR)
Vítek 7(13–13) Balić 6
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18 January 2008
20:15
Poland  Flag of Poland.svg33–27Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 2,655
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Bielecki 9(23–14) Pajovič 7
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20 January 2008
15:15
Poland  Flag of Poland.svg33–30Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 2,000
Referees: Bejenariu, Cirligeanu (ROU)
Bielecki 9(13–14) Nocar 7
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20 January 2008
17:15
Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg29–24Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 2,500
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Balić 7(16–15) Pajovič 7
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Group B

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (H)33008669+176 Main round
2Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 32018979+104
3Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 30127184131 [lower-alpha 1]
4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 30127488141 [lower-alpha 1]
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. 1 2 Russia 25–25 Montenegro
17 January 2008
17:00
Russia  Flag of Russia.svg25–25Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Drammenshallen, Drammen
Attendance: 4,000
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Koksharov 8(15–16) Mrvaljević, Muratović 7
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17 January 2008
19:15
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg26–27Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Drammenshallen, Drammen
Attendance: 4,700
Referees: Vakula, Ljudovik (UKR)
Boesen 9(10–14) Tvedten 8
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18 January 2008
18:15
Norway  Flag of Norway.svg32–21Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Drammenshallen, Drammen
Attendance: 4,650
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Hagen 9(15–10) Starykh 5
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18 January 2008
20:15
Montenegro  Flag of Montenegro.svg24–32Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Drammenshallen, Drammen
Attendance: 2,100
Referees: Bejenariu, Cirligeanu (ROU)
Muratović 9(9–18)three players 5
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20 January 2008
17:15
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg31–28Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Drammenshallen, Drammen
Attendance: 4,500
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Christiansen 13(18–11) Koksharov 6
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20 January 2008
19:15
Norway  Flag of Norway.svg27–22Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Drammenshallen, Drammen
Attendance: 4,700
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Tvedten 5(16–11) Muratović 8
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Group C

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 32019082+84 [lower-alpha 1] Main round
2Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 32019488+64 [lower-alpha 1]
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 32018480+44 [lower-alpha 1]
4Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 300383101180
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
Notes:
  1. 1 2 3 Hungary 2 Pts, +3 GD; Spain 2 Pts, +1 GD; Germany 2 Pts, –4 GD
17 January 2008
17:15
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg34–26Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Haukelandshallen, Bergen
Attendance: 2,110
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Baur 7(16–13) Pukhouski 10
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17 January 2008
19:15
Spain  Flag of Spain.svg28–35Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary Haukelandshallen, Bergen
Attendance: 2,130
Referees: Baum, Góralczyk (POL)
Garabaya 8(12–14) Ilyés, Nagy 7
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19 January 2008
18:10
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg24–28Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Haukelandshallen, Bergen
Attendance: 2,340
Referees: Višekruna, Stanojević (SRB)
three players 4(12–13) Baur, Jansen 5
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19 January 2008
20:15
Belarus  Flag of Belarus.svg31–36Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Haukelandshallen, Bergen
Attendance: 2,340
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
Pukhouski 8(15–18) Rocas 11
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20 January 2008
16:30
Spain  Flag of Spain.svg30–22Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Haukelandshallen, Bergen
Attendance: 3,238
Referees: Poladenko, Chernega (RUS)
García 8(12–12)three players 4
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20 January 2008
18:30
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg31–26Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus Haukelandshallen, Bergen
Attendance: 3,238
Referees: Reisinger, Kaschütz (AUT)
G. Iváncsik, Nagy 9(18–16) Kurchev 7
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Group D

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of France.svg  France 33009076+146 Main round
2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 32018972+174
3Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 3102687682
4Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 300378101230
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
17 January 2008
18:15
France  Flag of France.svg32–31Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,585
Referees: Višekruna, Stanojević (SRB)
Girault 6(20–18) Šulc 10
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17 January 2008
20:15
Iceland  Flag of Iceland.svg19–24Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,930
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
G. Sigurðsson, Stefánsson 4(9–11) Jurasik 11
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19 January 2008
18:15
Slovakia  Flag of Slovakia.svg22–28Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 3,410
Referees: Reisinger, Kaschütz (AUT)
Kozlov 7(5–16) G. Sigurðsson 7
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19 January 2008
20:15
Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg24–28Flag of France.svg  France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 3,640
Referees: Poladenko, Chernega (RUS)
three players 4(13–18)three players 5
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20 January 2008
16:15
Slovakia  Flag of Slovakia.svg25–41Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 1,870
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Dudáš, Mikéci 4(12–20) Andersson 8
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20 January 2008
18:15
France  Flag of France.svg30–21Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,335
Referees: Baum, Góralczyk (POL)
Karabatić 10(17–8) Petersson 5
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Main round

Group I

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 5401152120+328 Semifinals
2Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 5311138130+87
3Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (H)5221130128+26 Fifth place game
4Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 5212149142+75
5Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia 5203138148104
6Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro 5005124163390
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host
22 January 2008
16:15
Slovenia  Flag of Slovenia.svg31–29Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 2,815
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Pajovič 9(16–13) Mrvaljević 5
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22 January 2008
18:15
Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg20–30Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 4,601
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Horvat 5(9–15) Lindberg 7
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22 January 2008
20:15
Poland  Flag of Poland.svg24–24Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Lijewski 8(12–13) Strand 9
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23 January 2008
16:15
Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg34–26Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 2,745
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Vori 9(12–13) Kapisoda 7
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23 January 2008
18:15
Poland  Flag of Poland.svg26–36Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 4,757
Referees: Vakula, Ljudovik (UKR)
Jurasik 7(13–17) Boesen 8
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23 January 2008
20:15
Slovenia  Flag of Slovenia.svg33–29Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 6,869
Referees: Bejenariu, Cirligeanu (ROU)
Natek 9(14–13) Kjelling, Loke 7
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24 January 2008
16:15
Poland  Flag of Poland.svg39–23Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 2,309
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Jachlewski 6(19–13) Kapisoda 6
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24 January 2008
18:15
Slovenia  Flag of Slovenia.svg23–28Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 6,412
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Natek 5(11–15) Christiansen 8
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24 January 2008
20:15
Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg23–23Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Stavanger Idrettshall, Stavanger
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Balić 9(10–11)three players 5
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Group II

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of France.svg  France 5401140126+148 Semifinals
2Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 5302139136+36
3Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 521213113105 [lower-alpha 1] Fifth place game
4Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 521214514725 [lower-alpha 1]
5Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 5203144138+64
6Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland 5104129150212
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
Notes:
  1. 1 2 Sweden 27–27 Hungary
22 January 2008
16:20
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg35–27Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 1,380
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Glandorf 9(17–12) Stefánsson 8
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22 January 2008
18:30
Spain  Flag of Spain.svg27–28Flag of France.svg  France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 1,890
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
three players 5(15–15) Narcisse 7
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22 January 2008
20:30
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg27–27Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 1,103
Referees: Višekruna, Stanojević (SRB)
G. Iváncsik 8(16–14) Ahlm 8
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23 January 2008
16:15
Spain  Flag of Spain.svg26–27Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,730
Referees: Baum, Góralczyk (POL)
García 8(14–13) Källman 8
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23 January 2008
18:15
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg23–26Flag of France.svg  France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,945
Referees: Poladenko, Chernega (RUS)
Kraus 6(10–11) Karabatić 8
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23 January 2008
20:15
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg28–36Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 1,012
Referees: Reisinger, Kaschütz (AUT)
Mocsai 6(16–16) Guðjónsson 11
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24 January 2008
15:20
Spain  Flag of Spain.svg33–26Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,280
Referees: Olesen, Pedersen (DEN)
García 9(18–15) Guðjónsson, G. Sigurðsson 7
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24 January 2008
17:20
Hungary  Flag of Hungary.svg31–28Flag of France.svg  France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,360
Referees: Abrahamsen, Kristiansen (NOR)
Ilyés 9(15–11) Guilbert 6
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24 January 2008
19:20
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg31–29Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 2,915
Referees: Višekruna, Stanojević (SRB)
Glandorf, Hens 7(16–18) Andersson 9
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Final round

Bracket

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
26 January
 
 
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 26
 
27 January
 
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 25
 
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 24
 
26 January
 
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 20
 
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 24
 
 
Flag of France.svg  France 23
 
Third place
 
 
27 January
 
 
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 26
 
 
Flag of France.svg  France 36

Semifinals

26 January 2008
15:30
Croatia  Flag of Croatia.svg24–23Flag of France.svg  France Håkons Hall, Lillehammer
Attendance: 6,012
Referees: Baum, Góralczyk (POL)
Metličić 6(11–9) Abalo, Narcisse 7
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26 January 2008
18:00
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg26–25Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Håkons Hall, Lillehammer
Attendance: 6,012
Referees: Poladenko, Chernega (RUS)
Christiansen 6(10–13) Kehrmann 6
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Fifth place game

26 January 2008
13:00
Norway  Flag of Norway.svg34–36 (ET)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Håkons Hall, Lillehammer
Attendance: 5,840
Referees: Lemme, Ullrich (GER)
Strand 10(13–15) Boquist, Källman 7
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FT: 26–26  ET: 4–4, 4–6

Third place game

27 January 2008
13:30
Germany  Flag of Germany.svg26–36Flag of France.svg  France Håkons Hall, Lillehammer
Attendance: 7,940
Referees: Vakula, Liudovyk (UKR)
Jansen 7(9–18) Girault 8
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Final

27 January 2008
16:00
Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg24–20Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia Håkons Hall, Lillehammer
Attendance: 9,052
Referees: Breto, Huelin (ESP)
Boesen, Christiansen 7(13–10) Metličić 5
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Ranking and statistics

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">2016 European Men's Handball Championship</span> 2016 edition of the European Mens Handball Championship

The 2016 EHF European Men's Handball Championship was the twelfth edition and was held for the first time in Poland from 15–31 January 2016. Croatia and Norway were the other applicants in the bidding process.

2016 European Womens Handball Championship

The 2016 European Women's Handball Championship was held in Sweden from 4 to 18 December 2016. It was the second time that Sweden hosts the tournament, after it also hosted the 2006 European Women's Handball Championship.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">2020 European Men's Handball Championship</span> 14th edition of the European Mens Handball Championship

The 2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship was the 14th edition of the tournament and the first to feature 24 national teams. It was co-hosted for the first time in three countries – Austria, Norway and Sweden – from 9 to 26 January 2020.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">2018 European Men's Handball Championship</span> 2018 edition of the European Mens Handball Championship

The 2018 EHF European Men's Handball Championship was the 13th edition and was hosted for the second time in Croatia from 12 to 28 January 2018. Croatia was awarded hosting the tournament during the EHF congress in Dublin on 20 September 2014.

2018 European Womens Handball Championship

The 2018 European Women's Handball Championship was held in France in from 29 November to 16 December 2018. It was the first time France hosts the women's tournament. The matches were played in Brest, Montbéliard, Nancy, Nantes and Paris.

This article describes the qualification for the 2020 European Men's Handball Championship.

2020 European Womens Handball Championship

The 2020 European Women's Handball Championship was held from 3 to 20 December 2020. The games were played in Herning and Kolding, Denmark.

2017 Mens Youth World Handball Championship

The 2017 IHF Men's Youth World Championship was the seventh edition of the U-19 tournament and held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 8 to 20 August 2017. All matches were played in two halls at the Olympic Palace.

2018 European Mens Under-20 Handball Championship

The 2018 European Men's U-20 Handball Championship was the twelfth edition of the European Men's U-20 Handball Championship, held in Celje, Slovenia from 19 to 29 July 2018.

The 2018 World University Handball Championship was the 24th edition of this Handball event organized by the FISU. It was held in Rijeka, Croatia at the Zamet Hall, from 30 July to 5 August.

2018 European Mens U-18 Handball Championship

The 2018 European Men's U-18 Handball Championship was the fourteenth edition of the European Men's U-18 Handball Championship, held in Varaždin and Koprivnica, Croatia from 9 to 19 August 2018.

2019 European Womens U-17 Handball Championship

The 2019 European Women's U-17 Handball Championship was the 14th edition, which took place in Celje, Slovenia.

2022 Womens Junior World Handball Championship

The 2022 IHF Women's Junior World Championship was the 23rd edition of the IHF Women's Junior World Championship, held in Slovenia from 22 June to 3 July 2022 under the aegis of International Handball Federation (IHF). For the first time, the championship was organised by the Handball Federation of Slovenia. The number of teams increased from 24 to 32.

2021 Womens U-19 European Handball Championship

The 2021 Women's U-19 European Handball Championship was the 13th edition of the European Women's U-19 Handball Championship, and was held in Celje, Slovenia from 8 to 18 July 2021.

The 2021 European Women's U-17 Handball Championship was the 15th edition of the European Women's U-17 Handball Championship, which was held in Podgorica, Montenegro from 5 to 15 August 2021.

References

  1. "2008 Men's European Handball Championship Draw" (PDF). EHF . 22 June 2007. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
  2. "22 June: Follow the Draw Live on our Website!". EHF. 19 June 2007. Archived from the original on 20 June 2007. Retrieved 17 September 2020.