1994 European Men's Handball Championship

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1994 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Portugal
Dates3–12 June
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Sweden (1st title)
Runner-up Russia
Third place Croatia
Fourth place Denmark
Tournament statistics
Top scorer(s) Vasily Kudinov (RUS) (50 goals)
Best player Magnus Andersson (SWE)
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The 1994 European Men's Handball Championship was the inaugural edition of the tournament, held in Portugal from 3–12 June, in the cities of Porto and Almada. Sweden won the tournament with Russia second and Croatia third.

Teams[edit]

Group A Group B
 Croatia  Denmark
 Belarus  Hungary
 Romania  Portugal
 Russia  Sweden
 France  Spain
 Germany  Slovenia

Venues[edit]

City Stadium Capacity
Almada Complexo Desportivo de Almada 4.000
Porto Pavilhão Rosa Mota 5.400

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team P W T L GF GA GD Pts.
 Russia 5 5 0 0 122 94 +28 10
 Croatia 5 3 0 2 120 114 +6 6
 France 5 2 1 2 123 120 +3 5
 Belarus 5 2 0 3 130 139 –9 4
 Germany 5 1 1 3 107 113 –6 3
 Romania 5 1 0 4 113 135 –22 2
3. June 1994
Germany  23 – 24  Belarus
Russia  27 – 20  Romania
France  27 – 25  Croatia
4. June 1994
Croatia  24 – 22  Germany
Belarus  23 – 31  Russia
Romania  27 – 26  France
5. June 1994
France  21 – 21  Germany
Russia  21 – 18  Croatia
Romania  24 – 33  Belarus
7. June 1994
Germany  16 – 25  Russia
France  32 – 29  Belarus
Croatia  24 – 23  Romania
8. June 1994
Germany  25 – 19  Romania
Belarus  21 – 29  Croatia
Russia  18 – 17  France

Group B[edit]

Team P W T L GF GA GD Pts.
 Sweden 5 5 0 0 114 91 +23 10
 Denmark 5 3 1 1 107 99 +8 7
 Spain 5 3 0 2 114 101 +13 6
 Hungary 5 2 0 3 100 107 –7 4
 Slovenia 5 1 1 3 94 111 –17 3
 Portugal 5 0 0 5 96 116 –20 0
3. June 1994
Sweden  22 – 17  Slovenia
Spain  25 – 20  Hungary
Denmark  24 – 17  Portugal
4. June 1994
Slovenia  19 – 19  Denmark
Hungary  18 – 22  Sweden
Portugal  18 – 24  Spain
5. June 1994
Hungary  19 – 18  Portugal
Sweden  22 – 16  Denmark
Spain  24 – 16  Slovenia
7. June 1994
Slovenia  19 – 24  Hungary
Sweden  26 – 21  Portugal
Denmark  25 – 22  Spain
8. June 1994
Denmark  23 – 19  Hungary
Portugal  22 – 23  Slovenia
Spain  19 – 22  Sweden

Finals[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Russia 29
 
 
 
 Denmark 20
 
 Russia 21
 
 
 
 Sweden 34
 
 Sweden 24
 
 
 Croatia 21
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 Denmark 23
 
 
 Croatia 24

Ranking and statistics[edit]

References[edit]