Official Handball results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Full list of gold, silver and bronze medallists as well as photos and videos of medal-winning moments.
The International Amateur Handball Federation (IAHF) was set up in 1928 on the occasion of the Olympic Games in Amsterdam, leading to the first Field Handball World Championships being played in Germany in 1938, following its appearance at the 1936 Berlin Games.
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The handball tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics took place from 24 July to 8 August 2021 at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo.. It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The women's handball tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics was the 12th edition of the handball event for women at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held from 25 July to 8 August 2021. All games were played at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.
The team also dominated the Pan American championship between 1997 and 2017, winning gold at 10 of the 11 tournaments over that period. In 2018 the tournament was replaced by the South and Central American Women's Handball Championship, with Brazil winning the first edition.
Brazil champions of South and Central America; three teams qualify for Spain 2021. A victory over historic rivals and neighbours Argentina saw Brazil win the 2021 South and Central America Handball Confederation (SCAHC) Women's Championship in Asunción, the capital of Paraguay.
Handball at the Summer Olympics. Handball at the Summer Olympics refers to two different sports. Field handball was introduced for men at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, but dropped after that. At the 1952 Olympics, field handball was a demonstration sport. (Indoor) handball was introduced for men at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.