1967 World Men's Handball Championship


The 1967 World Men's Handball Championship was the sixth team handball World Championship. It was held in Sweden. Czechoslovakia won the championship.

1967 World Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Sweden
Teams16
Final positions
Champions Czechoslovakia
Runner-up Denmark
Third place Romania
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Final standings


  1.  Czechoslovakia
  2.  Denmark
  3.  Romania
  4.  Soviet Union
  5.  Sweden
  6.  West Germany
  7.  Yugoslavia
  8.  Hungary
  9.  East Germany
  10.  France
  11.  Japan
  12.  Poland
  13.  Norway
  14.   Switzerland
  15.  Tunisia
  16.  Canada

Results


Preliminary Round

Main Round

The top two teams from each group progressed to the quarter finals. The four quarter final winners progressed to the Semi-Finals, while losers played for positions 5-8.

Date Game Res.
Quarter-Finals
 ? Denmark - Yugoslavia14-13
 ? USSR - West Germany19-16
17 Jan Czechoslovakia - Sweden18-11
 ? Romania - Hungary20-19
Semi-Finals
 ? Czechoslovakia - Romania19-17
 ? Denmark - USSR17-12
Bronze medal game
 ? Romania - USSR21-19•
Final
 ? Czechoslovakia - Denmark14-11
• After extra time.
5.-8.place
Dat Game Res.
Semi-Final Round
 ? West Germany- Yugoslavia31-30•
18 Jan Sweden - Hungary21-19
7-8 place
 ? Yugoslavia - Hungary24-20
5-6 place
20 Jan Sweden - West Germany24-22
• After extra time.

Source: International Handball Federation