Handball — Handball, Women

Times held 12
Total participants 1138
Total countries 36

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1976 Handball, Women Olympic 82 6
1980 Handball, Women Olympic 82 6
1984 Handball, Women Olympic 82 6
1988 Handball, Women Olympic 111 8
1992 Handball, Women Olympic 113 8
1996 Handball, Women Olympic 118 8
2000 Handball, Women Olympic 146 10
2004 Handball, Women Olympic 149 10
2008 Handball, Women Olympic 171 12
2012 Handball, Women Olympic 171 12
2016 Handball, Women Olympic 176 12
2020 Handball, Women Olympic 182 12

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1976 Soviet UnionURS East GermanyGDR HungaryHUN
1980 Soviet UnionURS YugoslaviaYUG East GermanyGDR
1984 YugoslaviaYUG Republic of KoreaKOR People's Republic of ChinaCHN
1988 Republic of KoreaKOR NorwayNOR Soviet UnionURS
1992 Republic of KoreaKOR NorwayNOR Unified TeamEUN
1996 DenmarkDEN Republic of KoreaKOR HungaryHUN
2000 DenmarkDEN HungaryHUN NorwayNOR
2004 DenmarkDEN Republic of KoreaKOR UkraineUKR
2008 NorwayNOR Russian FederationRUS Republic of KoreaKOR
2012 NorwayNOR MontenegroMNE SpainESP
2016 Russian FederationRUS FranceFRA NorwayNOR
2020 FranceFRA Russian Olympic CommitteeROC NorwayNOR

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Denmark DEN 3 0 0 3
Republic of Korea KOR 2 3 1 6
Norway NOR 2 2 3 7
Soviet Union URS 2 0 1 3
France FRA 1 1 0 2
Russian Federation RUS 1 1 0 2
Yugoslavia YUG 1 1 0 2
Hungary HUN 0 1 2 3
East Germany GDR 0 1 1 2
Montenegro MNE 0 1 0 1
Russian Olympic Committee ROC 0 1 0 1
People's Republic of China CHN 0 0 1 1
Spain ESP 0 0 1 1
Ukraine UKR 0 0 1 1
Unified Team EUN 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Katrine Lunde-Haraldsen NOR 2 0 2 4
Marit Malm Frafjord NOR 2 0 2 4
Larisa Karlova URS
UKR
2 0 1 3
Zinaida Turchina URS
UKR
2 0 1 3
Kari Aalvik Grimsbø NOR 2 0 1 3
Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth Koren NOR 2 0 1 3