London 2012 Olympics

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Olympic Handball Overview

Handball is a sport that is most popular in Europe. It is played indoors and is fast and furious with 50 or more goals usually being scored per game. The athletes are agile, often flying through the air to make shots. Handball was first played at the Berlin 1936 Olympics but dropped until it was reintroduced in 1972 for the men's event. A women's event was introduced in 1976.

Handball Venue

Preliminary and quarterfinal rounds will be held at the Handball Arena and semis and finals at the Basketball Arena.

2012 Handball Schedule

Coming later.

2012 Handball Favourites

Coming later.

Beijing 2008 Olympic Medalists

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

Men's Team

France
France

Iceland
Iceland

Spain
Spain

Women's Team

Norway
Norway

Russia
Russia

South Korea
South Korea


2012 Olympics Dates

July 27th - August 12th

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