European Women's Handball Championship

international handball competition in Europe for women's national teams

The European Women's Handball Championship is the official competition for the women's national handball teams of Europe. It takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the European champions, the tournament is also a qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games and World Championship.

European Women's Handball Championship
Founded1994
RegionEurope (EHF)
Current champions Norway (6th title)
Most successful team(s) Norway (6 titles)
2016

As of December 2014, the only teams that have ever won the championship are Norway (six times), Denmark (three times), Hungary and Montenegro (once). Denmark has hosted the most European Championships for three times, in 2010 Denmark was co-host with Norway.

SummaryEdit

Year Host(s) Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1994   Germany  
Denmark
27 - 23  
Germany
 
Norway
24 - 19  
Hungary
1996   Denmark  
Denmark
25 - 23  
Norway
 
Austria
30 - 23  
Germany
1998   Netherlands  
Norway
24 - 16  
Denmark
 
Hungary
30 - 24  
Austria
2000   Romania  
Hungary
32 - 30 (ET)  
Ukraine
 
Russia
21 - 16  
Romania
2002   Denmark  
Denmark
25 - 22  
Norway
 
France
27 - 22  
Russia
2004   Hungary  
Norway
27 - 25  
Denmark
 
Hungary
29 - 25  
Russia
2006   Sweden  
Norway
27 - 24  
Russia
 
France
29 - 25  
Germany
2008   Macedonia  
Norway
34 - 21  
Spain
 
Russia
24 - 21  
Germany
2010   Denmark
  Norway
 
Norway
25 - 20  
Sweden
 
Romania
16 - 15  
Denmark
2012   Serbia  
Montenegro
34 - 31 (2ET)  
Norway
 
Hungary
41 - 38  
Serbia
2014   Croatia
  Hungary
 
Norway
28 - 25  
Spain
 
Sweden
25 - 23  
Montenegro
2016   Sweden

Medal countEdit

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total Titles
1   Norway 6 3 1 10 (1998, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014)
2   Denmark 3 2 0 5 (1996, 1996 2002)
3   Hungary 1 0 3 4 (2000)
4   Montenegro 1 0 0 1 (2012)
5   Spain 0 2 0 2
6   Russia 0 1 2 3
7   Sweden 0 1 1 2
8   Germany 0 1 0 1
  Ukraine 0 1 0 1
9   France 0 0 2 2
10   Austria 0 0 1 1
  Romania 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33 11