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Handball

Games: 13 games in 12 countries
Events: 2

Sports:

Participants: 2,702 (1,675 men and 1,027 women) from 47 countries
Youngest Participant: ALG Kamel Maoudj (14 years, 336 days), 1984 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: KOR Oh Yeong-Ran (43 years, 335 days), 2016 Summer Games
Top Athlete Medalist(s): KOR Oh Seong-Ok and URS EUN RUS Andrey Lavrov (4 medals)
Top Country Medalist(s): KOR South Korea (7 medals)

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Country Medal Leaders

Rk Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 South Korea 2 4 1 7
2 Soviet Union 4 1 1 6
3 Norway 2 2 2 6
4 Yugoslavia 3 1 1 5
5 France 2 2 1 5
6 Denmark 4 0 0 4
7 Russia 2 1 1 4
8 Sweden 0 4 0 4
9 Romania 0 1 3 4
10 Spain 0 0 4 4
11 Croatia 2 0 1 3
12 Germany 1 1 1 3
13 East Germany 1 1 1 3
14 Hungary 0 1 2 3
15 Unified Team 1 0 1 2
16 Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1
17 Austria 0 1 0 1
18 Montenegro 0 1 0 1
19 Iceland 0 1 0 1
20 West Germany 0 1 0 1
21 Poland 0 0 1 1
22 Switzerland 0 0 1 1
23 Ukraine 0 0 1 1
24 China 0 0 1 1

Athlete Medal Leaders

Rk Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Andrey Lavrov (RUS, EUN, URS) 3 0 1 4
2 Oh Seong-Ok (KOR) 1 2 1 4
3 Michaël Guigou (FRA) 2 1 0 3
4 Nikola Karabatic (FRA) 2 1 0 3
5 Daniel Narcisse (FRA) 2 1 0 3
6 Thierry Omeyer (FRA) 2 1 0 3
7 Luc Abalo (FRA) 2 1 0 3
8 Venio Losert (CRO) 2 0 1 3
9 Vasily Kudinov (EUN, RUS) 2 0 1 3
10 Larysa Karlova (URS) 2 0 1 3
11 Zinaïda Turchyna (URS) 2 0 1 3
12 Aleksandr Tuchkin (URS, RUS) 2 0 1 3
13 Kari Aalvik Grimsbø (NOR) 2 0 1 3
14 Kristine Lunde-Borgersen (NOR) 2 0 1 3
15 Marit Malm Frafjord (NOR) 2 0 1 3
16 Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth Koren (NOR) 2 0 1 3
17 Im O-Gyeong (KOR) 1 2 0 3
18 Hong Jeong-Ho (KOR) 1 1 1 3
19 Talant Duyshebayev (EUN, ESP) 1 0 2 3
20 Magnus Andersson (SWE) 0 3 0 3
21 Ola Lindgren (SWE) 0 3 0 3
22 Staffan Olsson (SWE) 0 3 0 3
23 Tomas Svensson (SWE) 0 3 0 3
24 Pierre Thorsson (SWE) 0 3 0 3
25 Magnus Wislander (SWE) 0 3 0 3
26 Heo Sun-Yeong (KOR) 0 2 1 3
27 Oh Yeong-Ran (KOR) 0 2 1 3
28 Ștefan Birtalan (ROU) 0 1 2 3
29 Adrian Cosma (ROU) 0 1 2 3
30 Alexandru Fölker (ROU) 0 1 2 3
31 Nicolae Munteanu (ROU) 0 1 2 3
32 Radu Voina (ROU) 0 1 2 3
33 Demetrio Lozano (ESP) 0 0 3 3