25th IHF Women's World Championship

01 Dec. - 19 Dec. Spain

The 25th IHF Women's World Championship, the first edition to feature 32 teams, will take place in Spain in the period of 1 to 19 December 2021. 

The event will be staged in five venues in the cities of Barcelona, Castellón, Granollers, Llíria and Torrevieja.  


Hosts: Spain (ESP)

Reigning world champions: Netherlands (NED)

Africa: tbd

Asia: tbd

Europe: Austria (AUT), Croatia (CRO), Czech Republic (CZE), Denmark (DEN), France (FRA), Germany (GER), Hungary (HUN), Montenegro (MNE), Norway (NOR), Romania (ROU), Russian Handball Federation (RHF), Serbia (SRB), Slovenia (SLO), Sweden (SWE)

North America and the Caribbean: tbd

Oceania: tbd

South and Central America: tbd

Wild Card: tbd


Africa: 24th African Women's Championship, 8-18 June 2021 | Cameroon

Asia & Oceania: 18th Asian Women's Championship, 21-30 September | Hosts tbd

North America and the Caribbean: 2021 Women’s North America and the Caribbean Championship, 22-27 August | USA

Fans can also follow the event organisers as they prepare for the competition via the official event website as well as the official event Facebook and Twitter pages. 

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