W19 EHF Euro

Short History

     W19 EHF Euro, also commonly referred to as the European Women's U-19 Handball Championship, is a under 19 women's international handball competition that is governed by EHF. The first edition was held in 1996 in Poland, as the European Women's Junior Handball Championship. In the first four editions twelve teams played, in order to expand to sixteen teams in 2004, when it was also renamed to its current name. It takes place biannually and also serves as a qualifying tournament for the IHF Women's Junior World Handball Championship.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
European Women's Junior Championship
1. 1996 Poland 6 - 14 September 1996 12 nations 38 matches 1 venues 1 cities
2. 1998 Slovakia 29 Aug - 6 Sep 1998 12 nations 38 matches 2 venues 2 cities
3. 2000 France 25 Aug - 2 Sep 2000 12 nations 38 matches 2 venues 1 cities
4. 2002 Finland 23 Aug - 1 Sep 2002 12 nations 38 matches 1 venues 1 cities
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5. 2004 Czech Republic 30 Jul - 8 Aug 2004 16 nations 56 matches 2 venues 2 cities
6. 2007 Turkey 10 - 19 August 2007 16 nations 56 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 2009 Hungary 14 - 23 August 2009 16 nations 56 matches 3 venues 3 cities
8. 2011 Netherlands 4 - 14 August 2011 16 nations 56 matches 5 venues 5 cities
9. 2013 Denmark 1 - 11 August 2013 16 nations 56 matches 2 venues 2 cities
10. 2015 Spain 23 Jul - 2 Aug 2015 16 nations 56 matches 2 venues 1 cities
11. 2017 Slovenia 27 Jul - 7 Aug 2017 16 nations 56 matches 2 venues 1 cities
12. 2019 Hungary 11 - 21 July 2019 16 nations 56 matches 2 venues 1 cities
13. 2021 Slovenia 8 - 18 July 2021 15 nations 49 matches 2 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
European Women's Junior Championship
1. 1996 Poland DENMARK Ukraine Russia
2. 1998 Slovakia ROMANIA Lithuania Russia
3. 2000 France ROMANIA Russia Croatia
4. 2002 Finland RUSSIA Hungary Spain
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5. 2004 Czech Republic RUSSIA Norway Serbia & Montenegro
6. 2007 Turkey DENMARK Spain Romania
7. 2009 Hungary NORWAY Hungary Russia
8. 2011 Netherlands DENMARK Netherlands Austria
9. 2013 Denmark RUSSIA Hungary Denmark
10. 2015 Spain DENMARK Russia Sweden
11. 2017 Slovenia DENMARK Denmark
12. 2019 Hungary HUNGARY Netherlands Norway
13. 2021 Slovenia HUNGARY Russia France

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
European Women's Junior Championship
1. 1996 Poland Denmark - Ukraine 24-23 Russia - Norway 22-19 Denmark - Russia 21-20
Ukraine - Norway 31-21
2. 1998 Slovakia Romania - Lithuania 33-24 Russia - Turkey 28-27 Romania - Russia 23-21
Lithuania - Turkey 33-32
3. 2000 France Romania - Russia 30-28 Croatia - Sweden 25-23 Romania - Sweden 23-15
Russia - Croatia 42-28
4. 2002 Finland Russia - Hungary 25-24 Spain - Netherlands 27-19 Russia - Spain 28-24
Hungary - Netherlands 24-16
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5. 2004 Czech Republic Russia - Norway 25-24 Serbia & Montenegro - France 39-28 Russia - Serbia & Montenegro 42-41
Norway - France 24-20
6. 2007 Turkey Denmark - Spain 29-19 Romania - Sweden 36-31 Denmark - Romania 29-24
Spain - Sweden 29-22
7. 2009 Hungary Norway - Hungary 29-27 Russia - Germany 29-24 Norway - Germany 30-21
Hungary - Russia 30-23
8. 2011 Netherlands Denmark - Netherlands 29-27 Austria - Serbia 34-28 Denmark - Austria 29-17
Netherlands - Serbia 42-33
9. 2013 Denmark Russia - Hungary 36-28 Denmark - Norway 33-22 Russia - Denmark 35-33 (2ET)
Hungary - Norway 28-20
10. 2015 Spain Denmark - Russia 29-26 Sweden - Hungary 25-24 Denmark - Sweden 28-20
Russia - Hungary 28-17
11. 2017 Slovenia France - Russia* 31-26 Denmark - Hungary 28-26 France - Hungary 31-26
Russia* - Denmark 28-27
12. 2019 Hungary Hungary - Netherlands 27-20 Norway - Russia 29-26 Hungary - Russia 29-27
Netherlands - Norway 31-29
13. 2021 Slovenia Hungary - Russia 31-22 France - Sweden 30-29 Hungary - Sweden 33-26
Russia - France 25-24


       2017 Russia* - Russian team was disqualified and stripped of their silver medals due to doping violations committed by three players on the team.

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