2019 World Women's Handball Championship

The 2019 IHF World Women's Handball Championship, the 24th event hosted by the International Handball Federation, was held in Japan from 30 November to 15 December 2019.[1]

2019 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates30 November – 15 December
Teams24 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)5 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Netherlands (1st title)
Runner-up Spain
Third place Russia
Fourth place Norway
Tournament statistics
Goals scored5179 (53.95 per match)
Attendance315,748 (3,289 per match)
Top scorer(s) Lois Abbingh
(71 goals)
Best player Estavana Polman

The Netherlands won their first title after defeating Spain in the final.[2]