Canada’s Olympic History (Pre-Tokyo 2020) Canada has competed in handball at just one Olympic Games, Montreal 1976, when it was guaranteed entry as the host nation.
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The C anadian T eam H andball F ederation (Handball Canada) is the official governing body of Handball in Canada as recognized by both Sport Canada and the International Handball Federation, the governing body of handball world wide. Founded in 1962, Handball Canada is a non-profit organization led by its elected volunteer Board of Directors and serves to support and grow the sport of handball across the country with a specific emphasis on player, coaching, and referee development.
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Indoor handball was presented for the first time at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. Yugoslavia was victorious and won the first gold medal after a competition between 16 men’s teams. The introduction of women’s handball to the Games took place in 1976 in Montreal. The Soviet Union won this first women’s Olympic competition, taking home ...
1976 Men's Olympic handball tournament; Tournament details; Host country Canada: Dates: 18–28 July: Teams: 12: Venue(s) 4 (in 3 host cities) Final positions; Champions Soviet Union (1st title) Runner-up Romania: Third place Poland: Fourth place West Germany: Tournament statistics; Matches: 30: Goals scored: 1215 (40.5 per match) Top scorer(s) Ștefan Birtalan Bent Larsen
A total of 230(*) handball players (148 men and 82 women) from 12 nations (men from 11 nations – women from 6 nations) competed at the Montreal Games: Canada (28) (men:14 women:14) Czechoslovakia (13) (men:13 women:0) Denmark (13) (men:13 women:0) East Germany (14) (men:0 women:14) West Germany (14) (men:14 women:0)
Canada has never won an Olympic medal in the following current summer sports or disciplines: Archery, Badminton, Baseball, 3-on-3 basketball, BMX freestyle, BMX racing, Canoeing and kayaking (slalom), Fencing, Field hockey, Greco-Roman Wrestling, Handball, Indoor Volleyball, Karate, Modern pentathlon, Skateboarding, Sport climbing, Surfing, Table tennis, and Water polo.