Following the last match of the 24th IHF Women’s World Championship, the All-star Team has been selected. The selection is based on performance throughout Japan 2019, including the final games, and six national teams are represented among the positions.
Netherlands take first world title with last-second penalty
After a thrilling event full of nail-biting matches and surprises, the 24th IHF Women’s World Championship title was decided with a fitting final – and it was the Netherlands who ended the long wait for a trophy at the final buzzer when Lois Abbingh scored the winning goal.
Russia clinch bronze for first World Championship medal since 2009
Russia claimed the bronze medal at the 24th IHF Women’s World Championship with a clear win against Norway, after controlling the match from the 15th minute on. It was Russia’s first bronze medal at the Women’s World Championship, and ended a long wait for a piece of silverware after their last in 2009, when they raised the t…
Spain or Netherlands? New world champion to be crowned
On Sunday 15 December in Kumamoto, Japan, one team will write their name in the history books as the first of their nation to claim the IHF Women’s World Championship title. For the Netherlands, it is the second final appearance after they were defeated by Norway in the trophy match in 2015. For Spain, the final marks their d…