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1970 World Men's Handball Championship

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Host country  France
Runner-up  East Germany
Champions  Romania
Third place  Yugoslavia
1970 World Men's Handball Championship

The 1970 World Men's Handball Championship was the seventh team handball World Championship. It was held in France between 26 February-8 March 1970. Romania won the championship.

Contents

Final standings

  1.  Romania
  2.  East Germany
  3.  Yugoslavia
  4.  Denmark
  5.  West Germany
  6.  Sweden
  7.  Czechoslovakia
  8.  Hungary
  9.  Soviet Union
  10.  Japan
  11.  Iceland
  12.  France
  13.  Norway
  14.  Poland
  15.   Switzerland
  16.  United States

Placement Round (9-12 pos.)

The four third placed teams from the preliminary round played a round robin tournament for positions 9-12.

Main Round

The top two finishers from each preliminary round group progressed to the quarter-finals. The winners progressed to the semi-final stage, while losers played for positions 5-8.

Positions 5-8

Source: International Handball Federation

References

1970 World Men's Handball Championship Wikipedia


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