France defeated Qatar (25-22) in World Handball Final match held in Qatar and become world champions for the fifth time. It is important to note that France is European as well as Olympic Champions in Handball. After this win, France has became the only country in handball history to win five World Championships.
Knowledge is Wealth
- The highest Governing body of Handball is International Handball Federation, which is based in Basel, Switzerland.
- The venue for 2017 World Handball Championship is France.
- In India Handball was founded by Jagat Singh Chauhan of Haryana.
- Handball Federation of India is the governing body of this game inside the country. Handball is played only at local level in India.