Venues for 2015 Womens World Championship decided

There will be a beautiful geographical spread within the borders of Denmark when the World Championship in Women’s handball will be played from December 5th to December 20th 2015.

Main venue will of couse be The Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning which with its 14.000 capacity was the perfect environment for the big matches both at the Men’s European Championship 2014 and at the Women’s European Championship 2010.

“The Box” almost on the west coast of Denmark will be home of the Danish team’s preliminary round as well as matches at all levels further on in the tournament including the final weekend when the medals are handed out.

To the north “Arena Nord” in Frederikshavn with its capacity of 2500 spectators will host yet another preliminary round and one match in the round of last 16, and the same goes for the arena in southern Naestved – a venue which which is still under construction.

Three-For Arena, Kolding, will host the fourth preliminary group as well as matches in the rounds of last 16 and two quarter finals and together with Herning the home of the Danish male champions will be the venue for the President’s Cup.

“In The Danish Handball Association, we are especially pleased that we at the World Championship 2015 have the opportunity to bring out this unique event out to handball enthusiasts in cities we’ve never played at before,” says Per Bertelsen, President of the Danish Handball Association who in cooperation with Sport Event Denmark are responsible for the championship.

“Both as far as the sportive level and as far as the quality of arrangement of the championship is concerned we will set the highest standards possible and together with the host cities and venues we will do our utmost to make this event an experience for everybody involved to remember.”