1962 World Women's Handball Championship

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1962 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Flag of Romania Romania
Dates 7 July – 15 July
Teams 9
Final positions
Champions  Czechoslovakia (2nd title)
Runner-up  Yugoslavia
Third place  Hungary
Tournament statistics
Matches 21
Goals scored 316 (15 per match)
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The 1962 World Women's Handball Championship was the second edition of the World Women's Handball Championship , a tournament that has been held since 1957. The tournament took place in Romania from July 7-15. In the final, it was Czechoslovakia that defeated Yugoslavia in the final.7-4.

Preliminary round[edit | edit source]

Group A[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Czechoslovakia 2 2 0 0 24 12 +12 4
 Soviet Union 2 1 0 1 15 24 −9 2
 West Germany 2 0 0 2 16 19 −3 0
Source: Mind
Soviet Union  10–9  West Germany
Czechoslovakia  9–7  West Germany
Czechoslovakia  15–5  Soviet Union

Group B[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Hungary 2 2 0 0 27 13 +14 4
 Denmark 2 1 0 1 19 14 +5 2
 Japan 2 0 0 2 15 34 −19 0
Source: Mind
Hungary  20–8  Japan
Denmark  5–7  Hungary
Denmark  14–7  Japan

Group C[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Romania 2 2 0 0 11 7 +4 4
 Yugoslavia 2 1 0 1 7 6 +1 2
 Poland 2 0 0 2 6 11 −5 0
Source: Mind
Romania  7–4  Poland
Yugoslavia  4–2  Poland
Romania  4–3  Yugoslavia

Main Round[edit | edit source]

     Team will compete for Places 1–2
     Team will compete for Places 3–4

Group I[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Czechoslovakia 2 1 1 0 13 11 +2 3
 Denmark 2 1 0 1 15 14 +1 2
 Romania 2 0 1 1 11 14 −3 1
Source: Mind
Romania  6–9  Denmark
Czechoslovakia  8–6  Denmark
Romania  5–5  Czechoslovakia

Group II[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
 Yugoslavia 2 2 0 0 16 11 +5 4
 Hungary 2 1 0 1 12 10 +2 2
 Soviet Union 2 0 0 2 9 16 −7 0
Source: a
Yugoslavia  9–5  Soviet Union
Hungary  7–4  Soviet Union
Hungary  5–6  Yugoslavia

Classification Round[edit | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 2 2 0 0 21 10 +11 4
 Poland 2 1 0 1 18 15 +3 2
 Japan 2 0 0 2 16 30 −14 0
Source: Mind
Poland  14–10  Japan
West Germany  16–6  Japan
Poland  4–5  West Germany

Finals[edit | edit source]

5/6 Romania  13–8  Soviet Union
3/4 Hungary  6–5  Denmark
1/2 Czechoslovakia  7–4  Yugoslavia

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Rank Team
 Czechoslovakia
 Yugoslavia
 Hungary
4  Denmark
5  Romania
6  Soviet Union
7  West Germany
8  Poland
9  Japan

References[edit | edit source]

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