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Handball is one of the 33 sports events in the Tokyo Olympics. Handball has been part of the Olympics since 1952. At that period, only Men’s handball was part of the Summer Olympics. In the 1976 Montreal Olympics, women’s handball was introduced. Since then, the Olympics consists of both Men’s and women’s events.
Team Handball at the Olympics. Handball was first introduced at the Olympic Games at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin (see Field Handball 1936 ), in a competition for men only, and was played outdoors on a grass surface. The sport was dropped from the program after this single appearance, and not played again until 1952, when field handball was again played, though this time as a demonstration sport (see Field Handball 1952 ).
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Field Handball was first introduced in the Olympics as a medal event in 1936. Unlike the current version of the sport which is played indoors, the game was played outdoors on a football field, and hence the name field handball. The sport was officially played in the Olympics only once.
Handball at the Summer Olympics refers to two different sports. Field handball was introduced for men at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, but dropped after that. At the 1952 Olympics, field handball was a demonstration sport. handball was introduced for men at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Women's handball competition was introduced at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.