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2012 Summer Olympics Men’s Handball Schedule

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A total of 12 teams will compete for Olympic glory with the squads divided up into two groups of six. Each team plays every other in their group.

The four best teams in each group will advance to the quarterfinals, which will be conducted in a knockout format. The winners of the quarterfinals will advance to the semifinals. The winners of the semifinals will advance to the gold medal match while the losers will play for the bronze medal.

The 12 teams competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games are:

Group A:

Iceland

Argentina

Sweden

Tunisia

France

Great Britain

Group B:

Croatia

South Korea

Spain

Serbia

Hungary

Denmark

Note: All start times Eastern

Sunday, July 29

Preliminaries Group A: Iceland v. Argentina, 4:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Croatia v. South Korea, 6:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Sweden v. Tunisia, 9:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Spain v. Serbia, 11:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: France v. Great Britain, 2:30 p.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Hungary v. Denmark, 4:15 p.m.

Tuesday, July 31

Preliminaries Group A: Tunisia v. Iceland, 4:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: South Korea v. Hungary, 6:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Great Britain v. Sweden, 9:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Serbia v. Croatia, 11:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Denmark v. Spain, 2:30 p.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Argentina v. France, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, August 2

Preliminaries Group B: Spain v. South Korea, 4:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: France v. Tunisia, 6:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Croatia v. Hungary, 9:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Great Britain v. Argentina, 11:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Serbia v. Denmark, 2:30 p.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Sweden v. Iceland, 4:15 p.m.

Saturday, August 4

Preliminaries Group A: Tunisia v. Great Britain, 4:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: South Korea v. Serbia, 6:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Sweden v. Argentina, 9:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Croatia v. Denmark, 11:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Iceland v. France, 2:30 p.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Hungary v. Spain, 4:15 p.m.

Monday, August 6

Preliminaries Group B: Hungary v. Serbia, 4:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Argentina v. Tunisia, 6:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Denmark v. South Korea, 9:30 a.m.

Preliminaries Group A: Iceland v. Great Britain, 11:15 a.m.

Preliminaries Group B: Spain v. Croatia, 2:30 p.m.

Preliminaries Group A: France v. Sweden, 4:15 p.m.

Wednesday, August 8

Quarterfinal, 6 a.m.

Quarterfinal, 9:30 a.m.

Quarterfinal, 1 p.m.

Quarterfinal, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, August 10

Semifinal, 12 p.m.

Semifinal, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 12

Bronze Medal Match, 6 a.m.

Gold Medal Match, 10 a.m.

Sources:

London 2012

Paul Rados' first memory of the Olympic Games was watching with his family as a child in 1984 rampantly cheering for Team USA in any and every sport. He has been hooked ever since. Follow him on Twitter @PSRados

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