2008 European Women's Handball Championship

2008 EHF European Women's
Handball Championship
MACEDONIA 2008 ,2/14 DECEMBER Европско првенство во ракомет за жени 2008
2008 European Women's Handball Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host country Republic of Macedonia
Dates2 December–14 December
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Norway (4th title)
Runner-up Spain
Third place Russia
Fourth place Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches47
Goals scored2500 (53.19 per match)
Attendance81,500 (1,734 per match)
Top scorer(s) Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth (NOR) (51 goals)
Best player Kristine Lunde (NOR)
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The 2008 EHF European Women's Handball Championship was held in the Republic of Macedonia from 2–14 December, it was won by Norway after beating Spain 34–21 in the final match.

Venues

Two Macedonian cities have been selected as hosts for the 2008 Championship:

Skopje
Host cities
Ohrid
TrajkovskiSportsArenaSkopjeMacedonia.JPG Sala Biljanini Izvori.jpg
Boris Trajkovski Sports Arena
Capacity: 10,000
Biljanini Izvori Sports Hall
Capacity: 4,500
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