After 20 years Sweden is European Champion again by their victory over Spain in a tense EHF EURO 2022 final being watched by over 14,000 spectators in the arena. Bronze medal goes to Denmark following a fierce battle against France, the Olympic Champion.
Due to extreme weather conditions of Sunday, Local Organizing Committee of EHF EURO 2022 has decided on extraordinary measures to ensure the safety of spectators arriving at the handball arena of Budapest.
The President of the European Handball Association thanked the Hungarian and Slovak organizing committees for their hard work at the closing press conference of the EHF EURO 2022 on Saturday, and also congratulated them on the successful organization of the tournament.
Surprisingly, Denmark and France were also eliminated in the Semi Finals of EHF EURO 2022 in the Budapest handball arena, so after 2018, Spain and Sweden will compete for the gold medal again. Norway took 5th place after an amazing match against Iceland, and with this result Norway qualified for the upcoming world championship.
After the Main Round of EHF EURO 2022 the semi finals and the placement games are just left. We put the top four teams under the microscope so everyone will be ready to cheer for their favorites. Denmark is treated by all experts as a clear favorite and trust has been earned so far.
After the Main Round of EHF EURO 2022 the Semi Finals and the Placement Games are just left. We put the top four teams under the microscope so everyone will be ready to cheer for their favorites. France’s victory would not be a surprise having looked at their current form, performance and the gold from Tokyo.
Spain is a team full of world class players. The team of Jordi Ribera is not by any chance the 2-time defending champion, and if they clinch the gold medal once again, they’ll copy the record of the great Swedish team back in the 90’s and early 00’s.
Record title winner, 4-time European gold medalist Sweden has been waiting for 20 years to finish first again at the Euro. They had a slow start at the EHF Euro 2022, arrived to the main round without a single point, but they’ve improved more and more since then, and finally managed to make it through to the semi-final thanks to a penalty goal scored by Valter Chrintz 11 seconds before the end of their decisive match against Norway.
Although Denmark had the control during almost the whole game against France, the Olympic champions took over at the very last minute. With this results, even though Iceland gathered two points against Montenegro earlier today, Gudmundur Gudmundsson’s team will face Norway for the 5th place.
The final day of the main round offered a lot of excitement in Budapest, but in Bratislava the fans could see an unbelievable match in the end, with Sweden going through to the semi-final literally in the last seconds of their decisive game against Norway. Spain finished first in the group.
Probably everyone agrees that there are so many organizational work behind a great event like the Men's EHF EURO 2022. Hundreds of people try the European championship to be seen as smooth and flawless by the public.
The main round contests will come to an end with a top derby in the Budapest Handball Arena. By Wednesday night we will know which team goes through to the semi-final besides Denmark, Spain and Sweden.
On the penultimate matchday of the Main Round in the EHF EURO 2022, Croatia surprisingly beat Iceland, which lost its lead on France. Denmark beat the Netherlands decisively, so they will play for a medal in the Budapest handball arena. But don’t forget, the Danish-French derby is still to come on Wednesday!
Viggo Kristjansson has quite a fascinating background story. The right back of the Iceland men’s national team is a multi-dimensional talent who made it to the international football stage before committing himself to handball.
The last week of the EHF EURO 2022 starts today, which means by the end of the week we will find out who claims the throne. There are only two matchdays left in the Main Round and five of the six teams still have a chance to advane to the Final 4. It’s guaranteed to be a thrilling and exciting day in the Budapest handball arena.
The fairy-tale story began with the coronavirus that decimated the Dutch national handball team among others. Thus, they lost both of their goalkeepers for a while and even goalkeeper Gerrie Eijlers, who jumped in as an emergency reserve bacame Corona positive. The head coach Erlingur Richardsson had no other chance, than to recruit goalkeepers with big routine. This is how he has choosen Thijs Van Leeuwen who will be 35 in February.
There have been more heroes of Saturday match day of EHF EURO 2022, in addition, all the three matches were played in a fantastic atmosphere in Budapest handball arena. Netherlands beat Montenegro, the hero of the game was a goalkeeper who had been at work in his home country 24 hours before. Despites some of their players missing, Iceland - also due to a great goalkeeper’s saves - gained a victory against Olympic Champion France.
Just one month before the start of the EHF EURO 2022, on December 16, the Hungarian organizing committee of the tournament will hold a large-scale test event at the Budapest Handball Arena. Punnany Massif rock band will give a concert, the key players in Hungarian handball in recent decades will play an All-Star game, as well as the crowd can enjoy the Battle of Mascots. The amount of tickets sold by the organizers will be offered for a fundraising campaign.
Six weeks before the EHF EURO 2022, which start on 13 January, the 24 participating teams have named their initial squad lists. The co-host Hungarian team nominated a maximum of 35 players for the deadline.
Each squad list contains a maximum of 35 players and will serve as the basis for the respective federation to select the 20-player squads participating at the EHF EURO 2022, together with eight officials.
The Hungarian-Slovakian Men’s European Handball Championship will start in just over 40 days, and the organizing committee has reached another milestone. The image film promoting the tournament will be available on the media from December 1.
The program series of Watch Games. See More continued in the fall during which we introduced our theme park to elementary school students. National team players helped us promote the European Championship and handball.
The medals of the Hungarian-Slovakian co-hosted European Championship, which starts on 13 January, were made in Kremnica, Slovakia. The fourth place finishers will also receive a commemorative medal on January 30, 2022 in Budapest, the closing day of the tournament.
Day tickets for the EHF EURO 2022, which start in less than two months, will be available at a limited discount of 20% on 26 November.
If it’s Black Friday, it’s discounts, and with our offer for the European Championship is very simple: on the I., II. and III. ticket category, day tickets can be purchased on 26th November with a 20 percent discount for all venues in Hungary.
The former 302-times Hungarian national team goalkeeper said that the host Hungarian team must be mentally up to the task at the European Championship in January.
In our series leading up to the European Championship, we ask former key players of the Hungarian national team about their expectations and the home team's chances.
Fight – that’s the title of the official song of the European Men’s Handball Championship, which will be co-hosted by Hungary and Slovakia in January, sung by Rúzsa Magdolna. The official “anthem” of the tournament is accompanied by a video clip with a unique atmosphere, featuring dozens of extras and professional dancers. The European Championship will start on 13 January 2022 in Budapest, Szeged, Debrecen, Bratislava and Košice.
On Monday, an external lighting test took place at the new multifunctional arena in Budapest, the first major event of which will be the European Men’s Championship, co-hosted by Hungary and Slovakia in January.
At the lighting test, the arena’s unique exterior lighting system bathed the facility in red, white and green, with 2,800 luminaires, a total of 3,300 metres of LED strip lighting and a 700 square metre projector.