|Host country||United States|
|Dates||31 July – 11 August|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions|| Yugoslavia (men)|
|Runner-up|| West Germany (men)|
South Korea (women)
|Third place|| Romania (men)|
|Fourth place|| Denmark (men)|
West Germany (women)
| Handball at the|
1984 Summer Olympics
Handball at the 1984 Summer Olympics featured competition for men and women. Due to the USSR-led boycott some strong handball nations from Eastern Bloc did not compete; this gave an opportunity to the Yugoslav team to take both gold medals. Games were played at Titan Gym in Fullerton, California.
|Men || Yugoslavia (YUG)|
| West Germany (FRG)|
| Romania (ROU)|
|Women || Yugoslavia (YUG)|
| South Korea (KOR)|
| China (CHN)|
Each qualified country was allowed to enter one team of 15 players and they all were eligible for participation. Four nations competed in both tournaments.
A total of 259(*) handball players (177 men and 82 women) from 14 nations (men from 12 nations - women from 6 nations) competed at the Los Angeles Games:
(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least.
|2||South Korea (KOR)||0||1||0||1|
|West Germany (FRG)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (5 nations)||2||2||2||6|
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