1990 World Women's Handball Championship


The 1990 World Women's Handball Championship took place in South Korea between 24 November-4 December 1990. It was the first World Championship not played in a European country. The championship was held after the German reunification, although East and West Germany participated separately.[1]

1990 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Teams16
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (3rd title)
Runner-up Yugoslavia
Third place East Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches54
Goals scored2357 (43.65 per match)
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Qualification


Host nation
Qualified from the 1988 Summer Olympics
Qualified from the 1989 World Championship B
Qualified from the 1989 Asian Women's Handball Championship
Qualified from the 1989 Pan American Women's Handball Championship
Qualified from the 1989 African Women's Handball Championship

Main round


     Team will compete for Places 1-2
     Team will compete for Places 3-4

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Yugoslavia 5 4 0 1 124 102 +22 8
 West Germany 5 3 0 2 109 100 +9 6
 Austria 5 3 0 2 101 111 10 6
 China 5 3 0 2 108 119 11 6
 Poland 5 2 0 3 117 103 +14 4
 South Korea 5 0 0 5 101 135 34 0
Source: [citation needed]

Results

Yugoslavia 19 : 18 + Poland
Austria 19 : 18 + South Korea
West Germany 21 : 18 + Poland
China 28 : 22 + South Korea
Yugoslavia 21 : 18 + West Germany
China 22 : 21 + Austria
Yugoslavia 28 : 24 South Korea
Austria 24 : 20 West Germany
Poland 31 : 17 China
Poland 29 : 14 South Korea
West Germany 19 : 14 China
Yugoslavia 30 : 15 Austria
Austria 22 : 21 Poland
West Germany 31 : 23 South Korea
China 27 : 26 Yugoslavia

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 126 106 +20 10
 East Germany 5 3 1 1 111 90 +21 7
 Norway 5 3 0 2 89 90 1 6
 Romania 5 1 1 3 90 100 10 3
 Denmark 5 1 0 4 97 103 6 2
 Bulgaria 5 1 0 4 99 123 24 2
Source: [citation needed]

Results

East Germany 23 : 19 + Denmark
Norway 22 : 18 + Bulgaria
Soviet Union 21 : 17 + Denmark
Romania 18 : 17 + Bulgaria
Soviet Union 21 : 20 + East Germany
Norway 13 : 12 + Romania
Soviet Union 33 : 23 Bulgaria
East Germany 15 : 15 Romania
Norway 20 : 16 Denmark
Bulgaria 20 : 19 Denmark
East Germany 22 : 14 Norway
Soviet Union 29 : 26 Romania
East Germany 31 : 21 Bulgaria
Denmark 26 : 19 Romania
Soviet Union 22 : 20 Norway

+ Results carried over from Preliminary Round

Finals


3/4 East Germany 25 : 19 West Germany
1/2 Soviet Union 24 : 22 Yugoslavia

Final standings


#Team
 Soviet Union
 Yugoslavia
 East Germany
4.
 West Germany
5.
 Austria
6.
 Norway
7.
 Romania
8.
 China
9.
 Poland
10.
 Denmark
11.
 South Korea
12.
 Bulgaria
13.
 Sweden
14.
 France
15.
 Canada
16.
 Angola

References


Source: International Handball Federation