2016 Asian Men's Handball Championship

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2016 Asian Championship
2016 Asian Men's Handball Champ. (logo).png
Tournament details
Host country  Bahrain
Dates 15–28 January
Teams 11
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Qatar (2nd title)
Runner-up  Bahrain
Third place  Japan
Fourth place  Saudi Arabia
Tournament statistics
Matches 35
Goals scored 1802 (51.49 per match)
Next

The 2016 Asian Men's Handball Championship was held from 15 to 28 January 2016 in Isa Town and Manama, Bahrain. It acted as the Asian qualifying tournament for the 2017 World Championship.[1]

Qatar secured their second consecutive title by defeating Bahrain 27–22 in the final. The bronze medal was captured by Japan, by beating Saudi Arabia 25–16.[2]

Draw[edit]

Group A Group B

 Qatar
 South Korea
 Oman
 Japan
 Syria
 Macau

 Iran
 United Arab Emirates
 Saudi Arabia
 China
 Lebanon
 Bahrain

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local (UTC+3).[3]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Qatar 4 4 0 0 136 76 +60 8 Advanced to semifinals
2  Japan 4 3 0 1 108 93 +15 6
3  South Korea 4 2 0 2 109 111 −2 4 Advanced to 5–8th place semifinals
4  Oman 4 1 0 3 96 113 −17 2
5  Syria 4 0 0 4 69 125 −56 0 Advanced to 9–11th place semifinal
6  Macau 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew
Source: asianhandball
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
16 January 2016
16:00
Japan  31–25  South Korea Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–10)
16 January 2016
18:00
Oman  19–37  Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–19)

18 January 2016
16:00
South Korea  23–22  Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–12)
18 January 2016
18:00
Syria  10–32  Qatar Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(6–18)

20 January 2016
16:00
Qatar  29–24  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–12)
20 January 2016
18:00
Oman  31–24  Syria Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–11)

22 January 2016
16:00
Oman  24–29  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–16)
22 January 2016
18:00
South Korea  38–20  Syria Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(19–5)

24 January 2016
16:00
Japan  24–15  Syria Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(11–6)
24 January 2016
18:00
Qatar  38–23  South Korea Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(19–13)

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Bahrain 5 5 0 0 162 102 +60 10 Advanced to semifinals
2  Saudi Arabia 5 3 1 1 133 96 +37 7
3  Iran 5 3 0 2 138 129 +9 6 Advanced to 5–8th place semifinals
4  United Arab Emirates 5 2 1 2 123 119 +4 5
5  Lebanon 5 1 0 4 110 159 −49 2 Advanced to 9–11th place semifinal
6  China 5 0 0 5 101 162 −61 0
Source: asianhandball
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
15 January 2016
14:00
China  17–21  United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(5–9)
15 January 2016
16:00
Saudi Arabia  26–21  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–10)
15 January 2016
19:30
Lebanon  18–41  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–16)

17 January 2016
15:00
United Arab Emirates  17–17  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(6–7)
17 January 2016
17:00
Lebanon  26–31  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(13–16)
17 January 2016
19:00
China  18–41  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–18)

19 January 2016
15:00
Iran  36–18  China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(17–10)
19 January 2016
17:00
Saudi Arabia  32–13  Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–4)
19 January 2016
19:00
Bahrain  28–26  United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–13)

21 January 2016
15:00
Saudi Arabia  34–20  China Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–8)
21 January 2016
17:00
United Arab Emirates  27–23  Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–16)
21 January 2016
19:00
Iran  16–27  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(8–13)

23 January 2016
15:00
Iran  34–32  United Arab Emirates Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–15)
23 January 2016
17:00
China  28–30  Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(18–15)
23 January 2016
19:00
Bahrain  25–24  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–12)

Knockout stage[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
26 January – Isa Town
 
 
 Qatar22
 
28 January – Isa Town
 
 Saudi Arabia13
 
 Qatar27
 
26 January – Isa Town
 
 Bahrain22
 
 Bahrain29
 
 
 Japan23
 
Third place
 
 
28 January – Isa Town
 
 
 Saudi Arabia16
 
 
 Japan25
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
25 January – Manama
 
 
 South Korea32
 
27 January – Manama
 
 United Arab Emirates23
 
 South Korea28
 
25 January – Manama
 
 Iran29
 
 Iran32
 
 
 Oman27
 
Seventh place
 
 
27 January – Manama
 
 
 United Arab Emirates31
 
 
 Oman30

9–11th place semifinal[edit]

25 January 2016
15:00
Syria  24–31  China Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(13–11)

5–8th place semifinals[edit]

25 January 2016
17:00
South Korea  32–23  United Arab Emirates Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(16–9)

25 January 2016
19:00
Iran  32–27  Oman Bahrain Handball Federation Hall, Manama
(14–14)

Semifinals[edit]

26 January 2016
17:00
Qatar  22–13  Saudi Arabia Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–9)

26 January 2016
19:00
Bahrain  29–23  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(15–10)

Ninth place game[edit]

27 January 2016
15:00
China  30–23  Lebanon Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(10–15)

Seventh place game[edit]

27 January 2016
17:00
United Arab Emirates  31–30  Oman Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(14–12)

Fifth place game[edit]

27 January 2016
19:00
South Korea  28–29  Iran Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(16–15)

Third place game[edit]

28 January 2016
17:00
Saudi Arabia  16–25  Japan Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(7–12)

Final[edit]

28 January 2016
19:00
Qatar  27–22  Bahrain Khalifa Sports City Hall, Isa Town
(12–11)

Final standing[edit]

Rank[4] Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  Qatar
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Bahrain
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Japan
4  Saudi Arabia
5  Iran
6  South Korea
7  United Arab Emirates
8  Oman
9  China
10  Lebanon
11  Syria
Team qualified for the 2017 World Championship

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian Championship 2016: Eleven teams to fight for four spots at WCh 2017". handball-planet.com. Retrieved 13 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Qatar wins Asian Handball Championship". kuna.net. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Match schedule
  4. ^ Final standing

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