Handball at the Asian Games

Handball has been an Asian Games event since 1982 when the sport was first played in New Delhi, India.

Summary

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Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1982
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New Delhi
 
China
24–19  
Japan
 
South Korea
32–22  
Kuwait
1986
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Seoul
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
China
 
Japan
No playoffs  
Kuwait
1990
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Beijing
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Japan
 
Saudi Arabia
No playoffs  
China
1994
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Hiroshima
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Japan
 
China
No playoffs  
Kuwait
1998
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Bangkok
 
South Korea
29–18  
Kuwait
 
Japan
28–23  
Iran
2002
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Busan
 
South Korea
22–21  
Kuwait
 
Qatar
28–21  
Japan
2006
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Doha
 
Kuwait
27–24  
Qatar
 
Iran
31–27  
South Korea
2010
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Guangzhou
 
South Korea
32–28  
Iran
 
Japan
27–20  
Saudi Arabia
2014
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Incheon
 
Qatar
24–21  
South Korea
 
Bahrain
28–25  
Iran
2018
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JakartaPalembang
 
Qatar
32–27 OT  
Bahrain
 
South Korea
24–23  
Japan
Year Host Final Third place match
Winner Score Runner-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1990
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Beijing
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
China
 
Chinese Taipei
No playoffs  
North Korea
1994
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Hiroshima
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Japan
 
China
No playoffs  
Kazakhstan
1998
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Bangkok
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
North Korea
 
Japan
No playoffs  
China
2002
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Busan
 
South Korea
No playoffs  
Kazakhstan
 
China
No playoffs  
Japan
2006
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Doha
 
South Korea
29–22  
Kazakhstan
 
Japan
25–22  
China
2010
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Guangzhou
 
China
31–22  
Japan
 
South Korea
38–26  
Kazakhstan
2014
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Incheon
 
South Korea
29–19  
Japan
 
Kazakhstan
27–26  
China
2018
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JakartaPalembang
 
South Korea
29–23  
China
 
Japan
43–14  
Thailand

Medal table

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RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea (KOR)131317
2  China (CHN)2338
3  Qatar (QAT)2114
4  Kuwait (KUW)1203
5  Japan (JPN)06612
6  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0213
7  Bahrain (BRN)0112
  Iran (IRI)0112
9  North Korea (PRK)0101
10  Chinese Taipei (TPE)0011
  Saudi Arabia (KSA)0011
Totals (11 nations)18181854
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References

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