There might not have been a photo-finish but the Women's Handball semi-final at the Beijing 2008 Olympics could be compared to one. Don't blink or you might ...
McLaughlin set the previous world record of 51.90 seconds in June. Muhammad, who set the world record twice in 2019 and won the world championship gold medal that year, finished in 51.58.
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Olympic History. After 1936, field handball was no longer played at the Games, except as a demonstration sport in 1952 in Helsinki. Indoor handball was presented for the first time at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Yugoslavia was victorious and won the first gold medal after a competition between 16 men’s teams.
Women's handball has featured at the Summer Games since Montreal 1976 and South Korea has made the medal matches in eight of the 11 Olympics so far: LA 1984 (silver), Seoul 1988 (gold), Barcelona 1992 (gold), Atlanta 1996 (silver), Sydney 2000 (fourth), Athens 2004 (silver), Beijing 2008 (bronze), London 2012 (fourth).
42: Germany 1958 vs. Luxemburg (46-4) 40: Iceland 2003 vs. Australia (55-15) 40: Spain 2013 vs. Australia (51-11)
Men's field handball was played at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. During the next several decades, indoor handball flourished and evolved in the Scandinavian countries. The sport re-emerged onto the world stage as team handball for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Women's team handball was added at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal ...
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Handball is one of five Summer Olympic sports in which the U.S. has never won an Olympic medal, and that drought will remain intact at the Tokyo Olympics.
03/26/2021 12:11 CET - Test Matches - PM Verein, red. Official Guinness World Record: German Josefine Meerkamp is the oldest female handball player of the world