Women's EHF Euro

Short History

     Women's EHF Euro, also commonly referred to as the European Women's Handball Championship, is a women's international handball competition that is governed by EHF. Even though the International Handball Federation was founded in 1946 by European nations, the European Handball Federation was founded only in 1991, and the first edition was held only in 1994 in Germany. It takes place biannually in even years and also serves as a qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games and World Women's Championship. In the first four editions twelve teams played, in order to expand to sixteen teams in 2002. For the 2024 edition the tournament will be expanded to twenty four teams.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1994 Germany 17 - 25 September 1994 12 nations 38 matches 4 venues 4 cities
2. 1996 Denmark 6 - 15 December 1996 12 nations 38 matches 4 venues 4 cities
3. 1998 Netherlands 11 - 20 December 1998 12 nations 38 matches 2 venues 2 cities
4. 2000 Romania 8 - 17 December 2000 12 nations 38 matches 2 venues 2 cities
5. 2002 Denmark 6 - 15 December 2002 16 nations 48 matches 3 venues 3 cities
6. 2004 Hungary 9 - 19 December 2004 16 nations 48 matches 5 venues 5 cities
7. 2006 Sweden 7 - 17 December 2006 16 nations 47 matches 4 venues 4 cities
8. 2008 FYR Macedonia 2 - 14 December 2008 16 nations 47 matches 2 venues 2 cities
9. 2010 Denmark / Norway 7 - 19 December 2010 16 nations 47 matches 5 venues 5 cities
10. 2012 Serbia 4 - 16 December 2012 16 nations 47 matches 5 venues 4 cities
11. 2014 Croatia / Hungary 7 - 21 December 2014 16 nations 47 matches 6 venues 6 cities
12. 2016 Sweden 4 - 18 December 2016 16 nations 47 matches 5 venues 5 cities
13. 2018 France 29 Nov - 16 Dec 2018 16 nations 47 matches 5 venues 5 cities
14. 2020 Denmark 3 - 20 December 2020 16 nations 47 matches 2 venues 2 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1994 Germany DENMARK Germany Norway
2. 1996 Denmark DENMARK Norway Austria
3. 1998 Netherlands NORWAY Denmark Hungary
4. 2000 Romania HUNGARY Ukraine Russia
5. 2002 Denmark DENMARK Norway France
6. 2004 Hungary NORWAY Denmark Hungary
7. 2006 Sweden NORWAY Russia France
8. 2008 FYR Macedonia NORWAY Spain Russia
9. 2010 Denmark / Norway NORWAY Sweden Romania
10. 2012 Serbia MONTENEGRO Norway Hungary
11. 2014 Croatia / Hungary NORWAY Spain Sweden
12. 2016 Sweden NORWAY Netherlands France
13. 2018 France FRANCE Russia Netherlands
14. 2020 Denmark NORWAY France Croatia

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1994 Germany Denmark - Germany 27-23 Norway - Hungary 24-19 Denmark - Hungary 29-28
Germany - Norway 22-18
2. 1996 Denmark Denmark - Norway 25-23 Austria - Germany 30-23 Denmark - Germany 24-22
Norway - Austria 22-20
3. 1998 Netherlands Norway - Denmark 24-16 Hungary - Austria 30-24 Norway - Hungary 28-14
Denmark - Austria 35-24
4. 2000 Romania Hungary - Ukraine 32-30 (ET) Russia - Romania 21-16 Hungary - Romania 25-24
Ukraine - Russia 28-24
5. 2002 Denmark Denmark - Norway 25-22 France - Russia 27-22 Denmark - Russia 22-18
Norway - France 21-16
6. 2004 Hungary Norway - Denmark 27-25 Hungary - Russia 29-25 Norway - Hungary 44-29
Denmark - Russia 31-27
7. 2006 Sweden Norway - Russia 27-24 France - Germany 29-25 Norway - France 28-24
Russia - Germany 33-29
8. 2008 FYR Macedonia Norway - Spain 34-21 Russia - Germany 24-21 Norway - Russia 24-18
Spain - Germany 32-29
9. 2010 Denmark / Norway Norway - Sweden 25-20 Romania - Denmark 16-15 Norway - Denmark 29-19
Sweden - Romania 25-23
10. 2012 Serbia Montenegro - Norway 34-31 (ET) Hungary - Serbia 41-38 (ET) Montenegro - Serbia 27-26
Norway - Hungary 30-19
11. 2014 Croatia / Hungary Norway - Spain 28-25 Sweden - Montenegro 25-23 Norway - Sweden 29-25
Spain - Montenegro 19-18
12. 2016 Sweden Norway - Netherlands 30-29 France - Denmark 25-22 Norway - France 20-16
Netherlands - Denmark 26-22
13. 2018 France France - Russia 24-21 Netherlands - Romania 24-20 France - Netherlands 27-21
Russia - Romania 28-22
14. 2020 Denmark Norway - France 22-20 Croatia - Denmark 25-19 Norway - Denmark 27-24
France - Croatia 30-19

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