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2020 Tokyo – Women Olympic Qualification Tournaments

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2020 Tokyo – Women Olympic Qualification Tournaments
Ibolya Szekeres

The IHF Council, via secret ballot, has awarded the three federations to host the 2020 Women’s Olympic Qualification Tournaments, which will take place from 20 to 22 March.

The following three nations (in alphabetical order) have obtained the highest number of votes by the IHF Council:

ESP – Spain
HUN – Hungary
MNE – Montenegro

In case any difficulties occur in the preparation phase, the IHF Executive Committee is authorized to elect a substitute nation in order to have the chance to react immediately and to replace the National Federation concerned, if applicable.

QUALIFIED TEAMS
 

Tournament 1 (ESP):     Spain, Sweden, Senegal, Argentina 
Tournament 2 (HUN):    Russia, Serbia, People’s Republic of China, Hungary
Tournament 3 (MNE):    Norway, Montenegro, Romania, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Other teams already qualified: Brazil (Panamerican champion), South Korea (Asian champion), France (European Champion 2018), Netherlands (World Champion 2019), Japan (host), Angola (African champion)

source: ihf.info

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Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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