1964 World Men's Handball Championship

The 1964 World Men's Handball Championship was the fifth team handball World Championship. It was held in Czechoslovakia. Romania won the championship.

1964 World Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Czechoslovakia
Dates6–15 March 1964
Teams16 (from 4 confederations)
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Romania (2nd title)
Runner-up Sweden
Third place Czechoslovakia
Fourth place West Germany
Tournament statistics
Goals scored1171 (32.53 per match)

Final standings

4 West Germany
5 Soviet Union
6 Yugoslavia
7 Denmark
8 Hungary
9 Iceland
10 East Germany
11 Norway
12  Switzerland
13 Japan
14 France
15 Egypt
16 United States


Preliminary Round

Main Round

Results from Preliminary round carried over to Main round.

Final Round

Date Matches Res.
Match for 7th Place
14 mar Denmark - Hungary23-14
Match for 5th place
15 mar Soviet Union - Yugoslavia27-18
Bronze Medal Game
14 mar Czechoslovakia - West Germany22-15
Final (Prague)
15 Mar Romania - Sweden25-22