In close cooperation with the Spanish organisers and TV rights-holder UFA Sports the IHF fixed the official match schedule including the throw-off times for the Men’s World Championship to be taking place in Spain from 11 to 27 January 2013.
The preliminary round (11- 19 January) will be played in Granollers, Barcelona (group A), Sevilla (group B), Zaragoza (group C) and Madrid (group D), followed by the eighth-finals (20/21 January) and the quarter-finals (23 January), both in Barcelona and Zaragoza. The President’s Cup will take place on 21/22 January in Guadalajara. Semi-finals (25 January), bronze final (26 January) and final (27 January) will be played in Barcelona (Palau Sant Jordi, home of the 1992 Olympic handball tournament with 16,500 seats).
You can find the detailed playing schedule hereafter.
The IHF reserves the right to change the throw-off times at any time.