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Women’s Handball World Championship

"Tastes of JAPAN by ANA" is a regional vitalization project that collaborates with the different prefectures in Japan to present the Land of the Rising Sun in all of its diverse glory.

The Women’s Handball World Championship will be held in Kumamoto in 2019!

The world championship, which decides the world's best handball, is held once every two years. This tournament is often held in Europe where handball is popular, but in Japan it will be held for the second time since the men's match in 1997, all matches can be seen in Kumamoto. Let's support the Japanese national women’s handball team, Orihime JAPAN, who challenges the world!

The world championship, which decides the world's best handball will be held in Kumamoto!

Schedule: November 30 - December 15, 2019.
Number of match: 96 matches.
Venue: Park Dome Kumamoto, Aqua Dome Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium, Yatsushiro City Gymnasium, Yamaga City Gymnasium
Participating Team: 24 teams (all to be decided in qualifying rounds, except 2017 champions, France, and Japan as a host nation)

Location

Name Women’s Handball World Championship
Web Sites https://japanhandball2019.com/en/
Address 6-18-1 Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto
Inquiries TEL:096-333-2560 (Kumamoto International Sports Events Promotion Bureau)
Event Location Park Dome Kumamoto, Aqua Dome Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium, Yatsushiro City Gymnasium, Yamaga City Gymnasium
Event Period November 30 - December 15, 2019

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