Asian Women's Handball Championship


The Asian Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Asia (since 2018, also includes teams from Oceania) and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the Asian champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Championship.

Asian Women's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
2021 Asian Women's Handball Championship
SportHandball
Founded1987
Inaugural season1987
ContinentAsia (AHF)
Most recent
champion(s)
 South Korea (14th title)
Most titles South Korea (14 titles)

Summary


Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1987
Details

Amman

South Korea
34–24
China

Japan
26–9
Syria
1989
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Beijing

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
1991
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Hiroshima

South Korea
No playoffs
Japan

China
No playoffs
North Korea
1993
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Shantou

South Korea
43–26
China

North Korea
25–21
Japan
1995
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Seoul

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
1997
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Amman

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Uzbekistan
19991
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Kumamoto

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
North Korea
2000
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Shanghai

South Korea
33–23
Japan

North Korea
24–18
China
2002
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Almaty

Kazakhstan
27–25
South Korea

China
29–23
Japan
2004
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Hiroshima

Japan
No playoffs
China

South Korea
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
2006
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Guangzhou

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Kazakhstan
2008
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Bangkok

South Korea
35–23
China

Japan
39–16
Thailand
2010
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Almaty

Kazakhstan
33–32
South Korea

China
26–25
Japan
2012
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Yogyakarta

South Korea
40–22
China

Japan
21–20
Kazakhstan
2015
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Jakarta

South Korea
36–22
Japan

China
28–25
Kazakhstan
2017
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Suwon

South Korea
30–20
Japan

China
34–26
Kazakhstan
2018
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Kumamoto

South Korea
30–25
Japan

China
27–21
Kazakhstan
2021
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Medal table


RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Korea142117
2 Kazakhstan2002
3 Japan15814
4 China010616
5 North Korea0022
Totals (5 nations)17171751

Participating nations


Nation
1987

1989

1991

1993

1995

1997

1999

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

2012

2015

2017

2018
Years
 Australia 5th 1
 China 2nd2nd3rd2nd2nd2nd2nd4th3rd2nd2nd2nd3rd2nd3rd3rd3rd 17
 Chinese Taipei 5th4th5th6th4th5th5th7th5th4th7th 11
 Hong Kong 5th8th8th7th 4
 India 7th6th8th8th7th8th 6
 Indonesia 11th9th 2
 Iran 7th8th9th6th7th6th 6
 Japan 3rd3rd2nd4th3rd3rd3rd2nd4th1st3rd3rd4th3rd2nd2nd2nd 17
 Jordan 6th 1
 Kazakhstan 5th5th1st4th5th1st4th4th4th4th 10
 Kuwait 12th 1
 New Zealand 10th 1
 North Korea 4th3rd4th3rd5th5th 6
 Qatar 10th 1
 Singapore 9th 1
 South Korea 1st1st1st1st1st1st1st1st2nd3rd1st1st2nd1st1st1st1st 17
 Syria 4th 1
 Thailand 4th7th 2
 Turkmenistan 6th10th 2
 Uzbekistan 4th7th9th6th6th5th5th 7
 Vietnam 6th6th 2
Total65574557744108129810

See also


Notes


1.^ Played in January 2000.