2019 World Women's Handball Championship

2019 World Women's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Japan
Dates 2019
Teams 24 (from 5 confederations)

The 2019 World Women's Handball Championship, the 24th event hosted by the International Handball Federation, will be held in Japan in 2019.[1]


Kumamoto region will be entrusted the organization of the World Championship. Additionally the Japanese Organizing Committee will have a venue in Tokyo in order prepare for the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo. Kumamoto has had a lot of experience with handball tournaments. In 1997 Kumamoto hosted the Men’s World Championships.[2]


Competition Dates Vacancies Qualified
Host nation 28 October 2013 1  Japan


  1. "Japan and Denmark/Germany are the hosts of the 2019 World Championships". 28 October 2013.
  2. "Japan will host Women´s World Cup 2019". handball-world.com. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2015.

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