Handball at the Summer Olympics

Men’s handball

NationGold
Germany2
France2
Soviet Union2
Croatia2
Yugoslavia 0
Russia1
Denmark1
Unified Team (EUN) 0
YearHostGold medalistsScoreSilver medalistsBronze medalists
1972MunichYugoslavia
Vlado Stencl
21–16CzechoslovakiaRomania
1976MontrealSoviet Union
Anatoli Yevtushenko
19–15RomaniaPoland
1980MoscowEast Germany
Paul Tiedemann
23–22Soviet UnionRomania
1984Los AngelesYugoslavia
Branislav Pokrajac
18–17West GermanyRomania
1988SeoulSoviet Union32–25South KoreaYugoslavia
1992BarcelonaUnified Team22–20SwedenFrance
1996AtlantaCroatia27–26SwedenSpain
2000SydneyRussia28–26SwedenSpain
2004AthensCroatia
Lino Červar
26–24GermanyRussia
2008BeijingFrance
Claude Onesta
28–23IcelandSpain
2012LondonFrance
Claude Onesta
22–21SwedenCroatia
2016RioDenmark
Guðmundur Guðmundsson
28–26FranceGermany
2020Tokyo

Women’s handball

NationGoldSilverBronze
Denmark300
South Korea231
Norway222
Soviet Union201
Russia110
Yugoslavia 102
Hungary012
East Germany011
France010
Montenegro 101
China001
Spain 011
Ukraine 011
Unified Team (EUN) 011
YearHostGold medalists
(Head Coach)
ScoreSilver medalistsBronze medalists
1976MontrealSoviet Union
Igor Turchyn
Round robinEast GermanyHungary
1980MoscowSoviet Union
Igor Turchyn
Round robinYugoslaviaEast Germany
1984Los AngelesYugoslavia
Josip Samaržija
Round robinSouth KoreaChina
1988SeoulSouth KoreaRound robinNorwaySoviet Union
1992BarcelonaSouth Korea28–21NorwayUnified Team
1996AtlantaDenmark37–33South KoreaHungary
2000SydneyDenmark
Jan Pytlick
31–27HungaryNorway
2004AthensDenmark
Jan Pytlick
34–34
(ET, pen: 4–2)
South KoreaUkraine
2008BeijingNorway
Marit Breivik
34–27RussiaSouth Korea
2012LondonNorway
Thorir Hergeirsson
26–23MontenegroSpain
2016RioRussia
Yevgeni Trefilov
22–19FranceNorway
2020Tokyo

Men’s field handball

YearHostGold medalistsScore Bronze medalists Bronze medalists
1936Berlin, GermanyGermany
Kaundinya Otto-Günther
Round robinAustriaSwitzerland