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Asian Women's Handball Championship facts for kids

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For the men's tournament, see Asian Men's Handball Championship.
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Asian Women's Handball Championship
Sport Handball
Founded 1987
Inaugural season [[1987 in sports|1987]]
Continent Asia (AHF)
Most recent champion(s)  South Korea (14th title)
Most championships  South Korea (14 titles)

The Asian Handball Nations Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of Asia (since 2018, also includes teams from Oceania) and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the Asian champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Championship.

Summary

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Runner-up Third place Score Fourth place
1987
Details
Jordan
Amman

South Korea
34–24
China

Japan
26–9
Syria
1989
Details
People's Republic of China
Beijing

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
1991
Details
Japan
Hiroshima

South Korea
No playoffs
Japan

China
No playoffs
North Korea
1993
Details
People's Republic of China
Shantou

South Korea
43–26
China

North Korea
25–21
Japan
1995
Details
South Korea
Seoul

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
1997
Details
Jordan
Amman

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Uzbekistan
1999
Details
Japan
Kumamoto

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
North Korea
2000
Details
People's Republic of China
Shanghai

South Korea
33–23
Japan

North Korea
24–18
China
2002
Details
Kazakhstan
Almaty

Kazakhstan
27–25
South Korea

China
29–23
Japan
2004
Details
Japan
Hiroshima

Japan
No playoffs
China

South Korea
No playoffs
Chinese Taipei
2006
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People's Republic of China
Guangzhou

South Korea
No playoffs
China

Japan
No playoffs
Kazakhstan
2008
Details
Thailand
Bangkok

South Korea
35–23
China

Japan
39–16
Thailand
2010
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Kazakhstan
Almaty

Kazakhstan
33–32
South Korea

China
26–25
Japan
2012
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Indonesia
Yogyakarta

South Korea
40–22
China

Japan
21–20
Kazakhstan
2015
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Indonesia
Jakarta

South Korea
36–22
Japan

China
28–25
Kazakhstan
2017
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South Korea
Suwon

South Korea
30–20
Japan

China
34–26
Kazakhstan
2018
Details
Japan
Kumamoto

South Korea
30–25
Japan

China
27–21
Kazakhstan
2020
Details

Notes:

1. Played in January 2000.

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea 14 2 1 17
2  Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2
3  Japan 1 5 8 14
4  China 0 10 6 16
5  North Korea 0 0 2 2
Totals (5 nations) 17 17 17 51

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