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The women's handball tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics was the 12th edition of the handball event for women at the Summer Olympic Games. It was held from 25 July to 8 August 2021. All games were played at the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan . It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The day has finally arrived to find out who will stand on the podium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic women's handball. The day gets underway at 11:00 (local time) with the bronze-medal match between Norway and Sweden. That will then be followed by the gold-medal match which will get underway from 15:00 (local time) and see Team ROC and France go for the big prize.
The qualification for the 2020 Women's Olympic Handball Tournament assigned quota places to twelve teams: the hosts, the World champion, four continental champions and six teams from the World Olympic qualification tournaments respectively. The 2020 Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The handball tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics took place from 24 July to 8 August 2021 at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo. It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic meant that there were no spectators. The format was the same as it has been since 2000 for the men and 2008 for the women: 12 teams in two groups playing round robin followed by knock-out matches for the eight best sta
Norway’s Stine Bredal Oftedal tries to score during the women’s handball Olympic qualifying match between Norway and Romania in Podgorica, Montenegro, on March 20, 2021. The Norwegian team has challenged a rule that forces its players to wear bikini bottoms in competition. Risto Bozovic, Associated Press. Over the weekend, the Norwegian women’s handball team decided to compete in its usual training uniforms.
Handball at the Summer Olympics refers to two different sports. Field handball was introduced for men at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, but dropped after that. At the 1952 Olympics, field handball was a demonstration sport. handball was introduced for men at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Women's handball competition was introduced at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.