2023 World Men's Handball Championship

2023 World Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host countries  Poland

The 2023 IHF World Men's Handball Championship, will be the 28th event hosted by the International Handball Federation.

Bidding process

Eight nations initially expressed interest in hosting the tournament:[1]

However until the bidding phase expired on 15 April 2015 only three nations entered documents to bid for this event.[2] On 21 April 2015 it was announced that Poland and Sweden have agreed intentions to jointly hosting this tournament:[3]

A decision was scheduled for 4 June 2015, but the Congress was moved to 6 November 2015. Poland and Sweden were chosen as the hosts.[4]


  1. "Bidding process for the 2021/2023 Men's and Women's World Championships". ihf.info. 18 February 2015.
  2. "Applications for Men's World Championships 2021/2023". ihf.info. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  3. "Sverige söker värdskapet för VM 2023". Svensk Handball (in Swedish). 21 April 2015. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  4. "2021 and 2023 IHF Men's World Championships Awarded". ihf.info. 6 November 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
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