Welcome to the 26th IHF Men’s World Championship where 24 teams are competing for the World Championship title.
The preliminary round is played in 4 groups of 6 teams in the cities of Berlin, Munich, Herning and Copenhagen.
Germany is playing in group A in Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin.
France or Croatia is playing in Group B in Olympiahalle in Munich.
Denmark is playing in group C in Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning except for their first match that is played in Royal Arena, Copenhagen.
Norway or Sweden is playing in group D in Royal Arena in Copenhagen.
The top 3 teams of each group goes to the main round which is played in two groups in the cities of Cologne and Herning. The teams ranked 4 to 6 in the preliminary round groups continue to the President’s Cup played over 2 days in the cities of Cologne and Copenhagen.
4 teams from the main round groups qualify for the semifinals that are played in Hamburg.
The final and the bronze match are played in Herning.