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31px 1958 World Men's Handball Championship
|Founder||International Amateur Handball Federation|
|No. of teams||6|
The World Men's Handball Championship has been organized by the International Handball Federation since 1938. The competition has been dominated by European countries.
The first World Championship took place in Germany in 1938, involving four teams from Europe who competed in a round robin stage to find a winner. It wouldn't be until sixteen years later where the second World Championship was held in the country of Sweden.
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