1983 Asian Men's Handball Championship


The 1983 Asian Men's Handball Championship was the third Asian Championship, which was taking place from 25 September to 1 October 1983 in Seoul, South Korea.

1983 Asian Championship
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Dates25 September – 1 October
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (1st title)
Runner-up Japan
Third place Kuwait
Fourth place Bahrain
Tournament statistics
Matches18
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Preliminary round


Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 South Korea (H) 3 3 0 0 122 54 +68 6
 Kuwait 3 2 0 1 102 70 +32 4
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 0 2 91 64 +27 2
 Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 29 156 127 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
25 September 1983 Hong Kong  15–54  Kuwait Seoul
25 September 1983 South Korea  35–21  Saudi Arabia Seoul

Kuwait  21–18  Saudi Arabia Seoul
South Korea  50–6  Hong Kong Seoul

Saudi Arabia  52–8  Hong Kong Seoul
Kuwait  27–37  South Korea Seoul

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Japan 3 3 0 0 96 41 +55 6
 Bahrain 3 2 0 1 69 68 +1 4
 Qatar 3 1 0 2 52 65 13 2
 Jordan 3 0 0 3 50 93 43 0
Source: [citation needed]
Japan  37–8  Jordan Seoul
25 September 1983 Qatar  14–18  Bahrain Seoul

Japan  28–17  Qatar Seoul
Jordan  23–35  Bahrain Seoul

Qatar  21–19  Jordan Seoul
29 September 1983 Bahrain  16–31  Japan Seoul

Final round


 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
29 September – Seoul
 
 
 South Korea25
 
1 October – Seoul
 
 Bahrain22
 
 South Korea25
 
29 September – Seoul
 
 Japan19
 
 Japan26
 
 
 Kuwait22
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
1 October – Seoul
 
 
 Bahrain21
 
 
 Kuwait31

Semifinals

29 September 1983 South Korea  25–22  Bahrain Seoul

29 September 1983 Japan  26–22  Kuwait Seoul

Bronze medal match

1 October 1983 Bahrain  21–31  Kuwait Seoul

Gold medal match

1 October 1983 South Korea  25–19  Japan Seoul

Final standing


RankTeam
 South Korea
 Japan
 Kuwait
4  Bahrain
5  Saudi Arabia
6  Qatar
7  Jordan
8  Hong Kong

References