2021 Asian Women's Handball Championship

The 2021 Asian Women's Handball Championship was the 18th edition of the championship held from 15 to 25 September 2021 in Amman, Jordan under the aegis of Asian Handball Federation.[1] It is the third time in history that the championship is organised by the Jordan Handball Federation.[2] It also acted as the qualification tournament for the 2021 World Women's Handball Championship, with the top five teams from the championship directly qualifying for the event to be held in Spain.[3]

2021 Asian Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Jordan
Dates15–25 September
Teams11 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions South Korea (15th title)
Runner-up Japan
Third place Kazakhstan
Fourth place Iran
Tournament statistics
Goals scored1836 (54 per match)

On 9 August 2020, the AHF decided to postpone the championship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the championship was scheduled to take place from 10 to 22 December 2020.[4] On 3 August 2021, the AHF announced to move the event from South Korea to Jordan due to the pandemic.[5]

South Korea won their fifth straight and 15th overall title aftet defeating Japan in the final.[6]