Beach handball at the World Games

Beach handball is part of the World Games as an invitational sport since the 2001 edition. It has become an official sport of the World Games program since 2013.[1]

Men's Tournament

From 2001 to 2009 Beach Handball was contested as a demonstration event. Since the 2013 edition the sport is formally recognized as part of the World Games program.[2]

Year Host Gold Medal Match Bronze Medal Match
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2001
Details

Akita

Belarus
2 – 1
Spain

Brazil
2 – 1
Iran
2005
Details

Duisburg

Russia
2 – 0
Spain

Croatia
2 – 1
Germany
2009
Details

Kaohsiung

Brazil
2 – 0
Hungary

Croatia
2 – 0
Oman
2013
Details

Cali

Brazil
2 – 0
Russia

Croatia
2 – 1
Qatar
2017
Details

Wroclaw

Brazil
2 – 1
Croatia

Qatar
2 – 1
Hungary

Women's Tournament

From 2001 to 2009 Beach Handball was contested as a demonstration event. Since the 2013 edition the sport is formally recognized as part of the World Games program.

Year Host Gold Medal Match Bronze Medal Match
Gold Score Silver Bronze Score Fourth place
2001
Details

Akita

Ukraine
2 – 1
Germany

Brazil
2 – 0
Japan
2005
Details

Duisburg

Brazil
2 – 0
Hungary

Turkey
2 – 0
Croatia
2009
Details

Kaohsiung

Italy
2 – 1
Croatia

Brazil
2 – 0
Macedonia
2013
Details

Cali

Brazil
2 – 1
Hungary

Norway
2 – 0
Chinese Taipei
2017
Details

Wroclaw

Brazil
2 – 0
Argentina

Spain
2 – 1
Norway

See also

References

  1. "Beach Handball and Softball are on the official sports programme". worldgames2013.com.co. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
  2. "Beach handball - The World Games" (PDF). ihf.info. Retrieved 7 June 2012.
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