Update: Men's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification Tournaments

27 Jan. 2020

Update: Men's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualification Tournaments

Following the conclusion of both the 2020 EHF Men’s European Championship and the 2020 CAHB Men’s African Championship last night (Sunday 26 January), the teams and host nations are now confirmed for all three IHF Tokyo 2020 Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournaments (OQT).

Each OQT will take place over three matchdays: Friday 17 April, Saturday 18 April and Sunday 19 April 2020. The tournaments will feature four teams each. They will play each other once in a round-robin format with the top two teams in each group qualifying directly through to Tokyo 2020.

The match schedule for every OQT relates to which qualification slot each nation took.

All throw-off times in all three Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournaments are set to be confirmed after consultation between the IHF, local organising committees and marketing/television partners.

Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament #1
Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim, Norway*

1. Norway
2. Brazil
3. Chile
4. Korea Republic

Friday 17 April 2020
Chile vs Korea Republic
Norway vs Brazil

Saturday 18 April 2020
Norway vs Chile
Brazil vs Korea Republic

Sunday 19 April 2020
Korea Republic vs Norway
Brazil vs Chile

Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament #2
AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France*

1. France
2. Croatia
3. Tunisia
4. Portugal

Friday 17 April 2020
Tunisia vs Portugal
France vs Croatia

Saturday 18 April 2020
France vs Tunisia
Croatia vs Portugal

Sunday 19 April 2020
Portugal vs France
Croatia vs Tunisia

Men’s Olympic Qualification Tournament #3
Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin, Germany

1. Germany
2. Sweden
3. Slovenia
4. Algeria

Friday 17 April 2020
Slovenia vs Algeria
Germany vs Sweden

Saturday 18 April 2020
Germany vs Slovenia
Sweden vs Algeria

Sunday 19 April 2020
Algeria vs Germany
Sweden vs Slovenia

*Pending successful venue inspection.

For further information about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, visit the official website.