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Women’s EHF EURO 2024

Hungary - Switzerland - Austria

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In a handball team, players work together to achieve a common goal. This requires different roles with different skills. You can rely on these; you always know what to expect from each other. This is how a great team works.

We are the same

Three different countries with three different strengths, working as a team towards a common goal: to promote and celebrate women’s handball with a unique event. We strongly believe that all of our different roles are needed to create something great in 2024. You can trust on the world-famous punctuality of the Swiss people, the aimed of all things Austrian, and the passionate creativity of Hungarians. It is a constellation aims towards perfection. With our strengths combined, you can be rest assured that the Women’s EHF European Handball Championship 2024 will be unforgettable, because we are stronger together. In our team, trust is a keyword. No matter where we come from or what our skills are, this is a value we all share. Ultimately, trust is something that’s equally important for the host countries, and in terms of trust, it is guaranteed that we are capable of living up to the expectations and to exceed them.

Hungary

Though the Alps do stop at the border and punctuality may not be the the first characteristic that comes to the mind regarding Hungarians, you can trust that even a given word is as good as a contract here. Passion can deliver the same results as calculated precision, even if through different paths but the result is the same. Things will be done with wits and heart.

Switzerland

For centuries, reliability has been a connotation of all things Swiss – from the punctuality or their timepieces through to the sharpness of their knives to the taste of their chocolate. It may sound stereotypical, but the basis of all are exist within the Swiss people: always striving for perfection. For this reason, you can be rest assured that every given task will be handled with the exact same perfectionism.

Austria

Just as the Alps do not stop at the border, the same solid values and punctuality surround the traveller all across Austria. Keen on sustainability, Austrians always put effort into delivering quality results regardless of the field of activity. And you can trust it will be so in the future.

Competition Locations

Host Cities

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is a charming, compact city, rich in architecture and history, buzzing with energy, vitality and freshness. Its unique history, attractive sights, rich cultural life, excellent local gastronomy, quality wine and modern shopping centres make Budapest an ideal destination for all. In this city everything is close and within easy reach. Over the past few years, the country and the capital have demonstrated its excellent hospitality and skills in organising impressive major sporting events multiple times.

Debrecen, Hungary

Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary that has even played the role of capital city in historical periods. Today, it is the capital of the Northern Great Plain region of the country. The “Calvinist Rome” is nowadays most popular for its blossoming culture, superb higher education and a bustling international student life. The city, rich in monuments as well as modern buildings, shopping streets, pubs and cafés, also attracts a lot of attention for its internationally renowned events.

Basel, Switzerland

A traditional Swiss city on the border of France and Germany, Basel (also known as Basle or Bâle in French), is a beautiful place to visit, filled with plenty of interesting activities. It is best known for its art scene, Swiss architecture and mouth-watering chocolate creations. As well as being one of the most beautiful places to visit in Switzerland, those with an interest in culture will be pleased to know that the city has also become an art city of sorts, filled with numerous beautiful museums and galleries.

Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol, offers an exceptional setting where city, culture, nature and sports come together to delight anyone who wants to explore, enjoy and be inspired. In Innsbruck, the mountains are constant companions, even when you are standing at the heart of the fifth-largest city of Austria.

Innsbruck is an internationally renowned winter and summer sports centre, and hosted the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics as well as the 1984 and 1988 Winter Paralympics.

Venues

Multifunctional Hall, Budapest

  • Construction start: 6 September 2019 | Construction finish: 15 November 2021
  • Lower tier with approx. 9,000 seats, partly configured with mobile tribunes
  • VIP tribune seating for approx. 120 guests
  • Upper tier with approx. 10,000 seats
  • Lower tier with approx. 100 disabled spaces

Főnix Hall, Debrecen

  • Capacity: 6,500
  • Parking spaces: 500 cars + 30 buses
  • 6 large changing rooms for teams
  • Meeting rooms: 3
  • VIP capacity: 622

St. Jakobshalle, Basel

  • Capacity: 12, 400
  • St. Jakobshalle is the most functional and flexible arena in Switzerland with state-of-the-art infrastructure and technology for international events.
  • Total 10 smaller and bigger halls at the St. Jakobshalle with different opportunities.

Olympiahalle, Innsbruck

  • Capacity: 8 ,000
  • Parking garage
  • Direct connection to the motorway
  • VIP area on several levels with panorama view to the famous mountains “Nordkette“
  • Several meeting areas