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1999 World Men's Handball Championship

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Host country  Egypt
Teams  24
Champions  Sweden
Dates  1–15 June
Venue(s)  4 (in 3 host cities)
Runner-up  Russia
1999 World Men's Handball Championship

The 1999 World Men's Handball Championship was the 16th edition of the World Championship in team handball. It was held in Egypt, from 2 to 15 June, in the cities of Cairo, Ismailia and Port Said. Sweden won the championship.


Preliminary round

In the following tables:

  • Pld = total games played
  • W = total games won
  • D = total games drawn (tied)
  • L = total games lost
  • GF = total goals scored (goals for)
  • GA = total goals conceded (goals against)
  • GD = goal difference (GF−GA)
  • Pts = total points accumulated
  • The teams placed first, second,third and fourth (shaded in green) qualified to the next round.

    Group A (Cairo)

    All times are (UTC+3)

    Group B (Cairo)

    All times are (UTC+3)

    Group C (Ismailia)

    All times are (UTC+3)

    Group D (Port Said)

    All times are (UTC+3)

    All Star Team

  • Best Player : Stefan Lövgren (Sweden)
  • Goalkeeper : Andreï Lavrov (Russian Federation)
  • Left Wing : Rafael Guijosa (Spain)
  • Left Back : Vassili Koudinov (Russian Federation)
  • Center Back : Nedeljko Jovanović (FR Yugoslavia)
  • Pivot : Rolando Uríos (Cuba)
  • Right Back : Staffan Olsson (Sweden)
  • Right Wing : Johan Petersson (Sweden)
  • References

    1999 World Men's Handball Championship Wikipedia