Handball World Championships Final Tickets
Don't miss the Handball World Championship Finals
The Handball World Championship Finals is the premier tournament for national handball teams from across the globe who gather and compete over two weeks of exciting action to determine the world's best team. Handball World Championships Final tickets are available now for purchase or sale via StubHub.
Celebrate 80 years of World Championship Handball
Germany was the first nation to host the Handball World Championship Finals back in 1938, which was contested by only four countries, with the hosts winning the round robin tournament over the team from Austria. The interregnum caused by World War II lasted until 1954 when Sweden hosted the second tournament and emerged victorious over the other five teams in the competition. The 1958 Competition was held in what was then East Germany and saw an expanded field of 16 teams for the first time, where Sweden was fortunate enough to continue their reign as champions over the team from then Czechoslovakia by a score of 22-12. The West Germans hosted the fourth edition of the Handball World Championships where Romania edged out the Czech team 9-8 in an exciting double overtime final. The Handball World Championships Final is as important to fans of the sport as IIHF World Men's Ice Hockey World Championship Final, Men's Volleyball World Championship and World Women's Championship Hockey are for fans of other national sporting championships, so don't miss out. Handball World Championships Final tickets are available now for purchase or sale via StubHub.
Competition format changes and other facts
The governing body also changed the competition to a bi-annual event as of 1993, when Sweden hosted the competition for the third time, but it was the team from the Russian Federation that stood atop the podium as gold medal winners - the country's first win since the break-up of the Soviet Union. The IHF would continue to use the 16-team format until 1995, when Iceland hosted 24 national teams, and that year, the French national squad emerged victorious. This began the French domination of world handball, as they went on to win a further five titles in eleven contests, including back-to-back gold medals in 2009 and 2011 and again in 2015 and 2017. Although France have been known to collect titles, Sweden continually put up a fight for winners of the most medals. Fans of the sport can follow both teams as they continue to battle it out for top spot in the race for the gold and world bragging rights. Handball World championships Final tickets are ready now for purchase or sale via StubHub.
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