Nordic Handball Championship

Short History

     The Nordic Handball Championship was an international handball competition in the Nordic countries. It was played between national teams of Denmark, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The first edition was held in 1975 in Denmark. It was played only four times, tha last in 1984.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1975 Denmark 3 - 5 February 1975 6 nations 9 matches 6 venues 6 cities
2. 1977 Iceland 27 - 30 October 1977 6 nations 9 matches 2 venues 2 cities
3. 1980 Norway 23 - 26 October 1980 6 nations 15 matches 6 venues 6 cities
4. 1984 Finland 25 - 28 October 1984 5 nations 10 matches 3 venues 3 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1975 Denmark SWEDEN Norway Denmark
2. 1977 Iceland DENMARK Sweden Norway
3. 1980 Norway DENMARK Sweden Iceland
4. 1984 Finland DENMARK Iceland Norway

Results

Edition Year Host Final 3. place play-off Semi-finals
1. 1975 Denmark Sweden - Norway 17-15 Denmark - Iceland 17-15 Round 2 group stage
1. go to final, 2. go to 3P match
2. 1977 Iceland Denmark - Sweden 21-20 Norway - Finland 25-20 Round 2 group stage
1. go to final, 2. go to 3P match
3. 1980 Norway 1. Denmark, 2. Sweden 3. Iceland, 4. Norway
5. Finland, 6. Faroe Islands
Round-robin group
4. 1984 Finland 1. Denmark, 2. Iceland 3. Norway, 4. Sweden
5. Finland
Round-robin group

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