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Olympic Games - Handball

Men's Handball was dropped immediately after being introduced to the Olympics in Berlin, but was revived when the Games returned to the then-divided Germany in Munich in 1972. Women's Handball was first played at Olympic level in 1976.

Venues for the finals:
1936: Olympic Stadium, Berlin, Germany
1972:
Olympiahalle, Munich, West Germany
1976: Claude Robillard Complex, Montreal, Canada
1980: Sokolniki Sports Palace, Moscow, Soviet Union
1984: Titan Gymnasium, Fullerton, United States
1988: Suwon Gymnasium, Suwon, South Korea
1992: Palau Saint Jordi, Barcelona, Spain
1996: Georgia Dome (Men)/Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, United States
2000: The Dome & Exhibition Complex, Sydney, Australia
2004: Helliniko Indoor Arena, Athens, Greece
2008: National Inddor Stadium, Beijing, China


Medallists

1936  GOLD SILVER   BRONZE
Men  GERMANY Austria Switzerland

1972

GOLD 

SILVER 

BRONZE
Men
 YUGOSLAVIA  Czechoslovakia  Romania

1976

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
SOVIET UNION
Romania
Poland
Women
SOVIET UNION East Germany
Hungary

1980

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men EAST GERMANY
Soviet Union
Romania
 Women
SOVIET UNION Yugoslavia East Germany

1984

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
YUGOSLAVIA West Germany
Romania
Women
YUGOSLAVIA South Korea China

1988

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
SOVIET UNION
South Korea
Yugoslavia
Women
SOUTH KOREA
Norway Soviet Union

1992

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
UNIFIED TEAM
Sweden
France
Women
SOUTH KOREA Norway Unified Team

1996

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
CROATIA
Sweden
Spain
Women
DENMARK
South Korea
Hungary

2000

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
RUSSIA
Sweden
Spain
Women
DENMARK
Hungary Norway

2004

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men
CROATIA
Germany
Russia
Women
DENMARK
South Korea Ukraine

2008

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE
Men FRANCE
Iceland Spain
Women NORWAY Russia South Korea


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