The Croatia men’s handball team have so far played in 12 world championships and won one gold, three silver and one bronze medal, reports HRT on January 11, 2019. Already in their first appearance at the World Championship in Iceland in 1995, Croatia won the silver after losing to France in the final.
Final Tournament C. Thu Jan 13, 2022 20:30, Szeged (HUN) Croatia 0. vs. France 0. Final Tournament C. EHF competition history. 2020 Men's European Championship. Final Tournament 26.01.2020.
History. The Handball Working Committee was first formed in Zagreb in 1940 and the following year the HRS itself was formed within the Independent State of Croatia. After the Second World War, it was renamed the Handball Federation of Croatia and ceded some powers to the Yugoslav Handball Federation. Upon Croatia's independence from Yugoslavia, the Croatian Handball Federation again represented the country.
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Handball is another sport where Croatia reigns supreme. The ‘Cowboys’ have a history of international success. This includes two Olympic Golds (Atlanta in 1996, Athens in 2004), as well as a Bronze in London in 2012.
January 26, 2021 - We experienced nothing short of a Croatia handball fiasco on Monday night, which resulted in Croatia's worst placement in World Champs history. Will coach Lino Cervar stick to his resignation? After losing to Denmark, the Croatia national handball team said goodbye to the World Championship in Egypt. Apart from the debacle in the decisive match for the quarterfinals, Croatia has achieved its worst placement in the World Championship history.
The Croatian Handball Premier League (Croatian: Hrvatska rukometna premijer liga) is the top team handball league in Croatia. It is organized by the Croatian Handball Federation (Hrvatski rukometni savez). The league comprises 12 teams. The league was formed in 1991 with the dissolution of the Yugoslav leagues.
The earliest known description of a sporting event in Croatia is from the 16th century. It reffered to the 1593 regatta of seventy four (yes, 74) wooden fishing boats called falkusa , from the harbour of the town of Komiza on the island of Vis to the islet of Palagruza. It was the oldest known boat race in Europe.