03.02.2016, 05:40
IHF confirms hosts for Olympic Qualification Tournaments

NEWS REPORT: Following the confirmation of all participants, the International Handball Federation has named the hosts for the Olympic Qualification Tournaments


IHF confirms hosts for Olympic Qualification Tournaments

The International Handball Federation has confirmed the hosts for the Men's Olympic Qualification Tournaments. The hosts for the women's events were already known.

The women's qualification is played from 18 to 20 March, the tournaments wll be played in Metz (France), Aarhus (Denmark) and Astrakhan (Russia).

The men's qualification is played from 8 to 10 April 2016 in Poland, Sweden and Denmark. The host cities will be announced at a later date.

The first two teams of each qualification tournament make it to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

In the women's event Brazil, Spain, Angola, Argentina, South Korea and Norway are already qualified; in the men's event Brazil, France, Qatar, Argentina, Germany and Egypt are already qualified.

Women's qualification tournaments

Tournament 1 Tournament 2 Tournament 3
Netherlands Romania Poland
France (hosts) Denmark (hosts) Russia (hosts)
Japan Uruguay Sweden
Tunisia Montenegro Mexico

Men's qualification tournaments

Tournament 1 Tournament 2 Tournament 3
Poland (hosts) Spain Denmark (hosts)
FYR Macedonia Slovenia Croatia
Chile Iran Norway
Tunisia Sweden (hosts) Bahrain

 

TEXT: EHF / ts


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