Pádár László – Men’s EHF European Handball Championship 2022


  • The top ten biggest moments of the EHF Euro 2022
    It is for sure that we all had unforgettable moments from the EHF Euro 2022 which ended on Sunday, so let’s see a compilation of the most cathartic experiences.
  • Sweden win the handball throne of Europe
    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.
  • Were you there, did you see when…?
    ... when Hungary's first men's international handball tournament came to an end?
  • Announcement
    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.
  • ‘I don’t remember such a close EURO’ – Michael Wiederer
    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.
  • Spain-Sweden for the throne of Europe
    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.
  • Will the pressure eliminate the hopes of the Danes?
    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 eight years, will the French sit on the throne of Europe again?
    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: the team of superstars
    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.
  • Sweden: they always fight until the last moment
    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.
  • France reached the semi-finals by the resurrection against Denmark
    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.
  • Historic comeback by Sweden in Bratislava
    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.
  • Superheroes of the EHF EURO 2022: The volunteers
    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.
  • Denmark vs France: the rematch of the Olympic final
    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.
  • The main characters of the EHF EURO 2022 are grateful to the fans
    Handball fans were able to enjoy high-quality matches with great moments on Monday in the Budapest Handball Arena. Some thoughts from the dominant players of the day.
  • Denmark is through to the semifinals, Croatia helps out France
    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!
  • Diversity at its best
    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 excitement intensifies as EHF EURO 2022 gets closer to the finish line
    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.
  • He was making skull implants on Friday and became the man of the match on Saturday
    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.
  • More than 11,000 spectators watch heroic Iceland and Netherlands in Budapest
    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.

EHF EURO 2022: 10 reasons why you should be at the PICK Arena

Szeged is set to host six EHF EURO 2022 matches at the PICK Arena. Tickets and bundles are still available.

We are hunting for the name for the official mascot of the Men’s EHF EURO 2022 Will you help us out?

We’ve been enriched with a real master of fun, but we haven’t baptized our new friend. The decision is in your hands: you can choose from three names on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Nándor Fazekas: The domestic environment can give a huge boost

A series of interviews until the start of the European Championship: we ask the dominant Hungarian handball players of the last decades about the Hungarian tournament, their previous European Championship experiences and expectations.

For a greener EHF EURO 2022: the Do More Idea Competition is over

With great interest, the environmental programme of the Organizing Committee of the 2022 Men’s European Handball Championship ended with excellent project proposals. During the Do More Idea Competition, the organizers were looking for innovative ideas that could help reduce the European Championship’s carbon footprint, while raising awareness of environmental and sustainability issues.

The WGSM team and BOOKR Kids are announcing an unusual drawing competition

Drawings of seven- to ten-year-old children are welcome as a continuation of a pre-defined basic story that addresses the theme of handball. Our co-organizer, the BOOKR Kids team, creates an animated fairy tale film with narration from the incoming drawings, using characters shaped by the children. The tale is also published in printed form, using environmentally friendly materials.

Bubble, Ferenc Liszt and goulash: here is the third episode of WGSM TV

Our video magazine, WGSM TV, is appearing with an unusual episode. We visited the men's Hungarian Cup Final Four, checked the specificity of the organization, and if we were already there, we asked six legionaries from the cup winner team, Telekom Veszprém about Hungary, their habits and much more. Sometimes we melted away from the answers, other times we were surprised, check out our latest show

High school students, attention: we have a class, sign up!

Our interactive online classes will continue, during which students will learn about the unique concept of the EHF EURO 2022, the festive programmes built around the European Championship, and Watch Games. See More. brand elements. In the classes, handball players, including national team players, talk about the European Championship and handball of course. We are waiting for high school students to apply by April 21st.

Do More Idea Competition: you can apply until 4 April!

More than 50 teams have already submitted their applications for the environmental programme of the Organizing Committee of EHF EURO 2022 and the WGSM team, and the application deadline has been extended to 4 April. Our goal is to hold the greenest European Championship, to reduce the ecological footprint of the tournament and the festival built around it

300 days until the start of the EHF EURO 2022!

There are only ten months left until the first European men’s handball championship in Hungary and Slovakia, and the team of organizing events and festival programmes in Hungary is not bored despite the pandemic situation.