Monday 15 March 2021
The International Handball Federation announced the classification according to which the draw for the Olympic Games “Tokyo 2020”, which will be held next summer, after it was postponed for a year due to the Corona virus.
According to an official statement published by the International Handball Federation on its official website, the Egyptian team will be in the fifth classification alongside its Spanish counterpart.
12 teams qualified for the Olympic Games, and they are Egypt, Denmark, Norway, France, Sweden, Germany, Portugal, Brazil, Japan, Spain, Argentina, Bahrain.
The International Federation did not announce the date of the handball draw in the Olympic Games.
According to the classification announced by the International Federation, the lottery will be conducted according to the following vessels:
The first bowl: Denmark and Norway.
The second bowl: France and Sweden.
The third bowl: Germany and Portugal.
The fourth bowl: Brazil and Japan.
The Fifth Bowl: Egypt and Spain.
Sixth vessel: Argentina and Bahrain.
It is worth noting that handball in the Tokyo Olympics will be divided into two groups each consisting of six teams, with four teams from each group qualifying for the quarter-finals.