World Handball Council World One Wall Championships Women’s Singles 1997-Present

World Handball Council Logo [Reference: 1]

Women’s Singles Finals

Small Ball
1997Winnipeg, CanadaSydell SmithBarbara Canton
2000Des Plaines, USAKaren McConneyDori Ten
2009Portland, OregonTracy DavisDanielle Daskalakis
2012Dublin, IrelandTracy DavisSandy Ng
Big Ball
2003Kilkenny City, IrelandAnna CalderonLian Chin
2006Edmonton, CanadaTheresa McCourtNa Liu
2009Portland, OregonKaren McConneyBrenda Pares-Dubose
2012Dublin, IrelandMichelle MelendezJessica Lopez
2015Calgary, CanadaDanielle DaskalakisSandy Ng
World Handball Council World One-Wall Championships Women’s Singles 1997-Present [Reference:-3]


The World Handball Council World One-Wall Championships have taken place every three years since 1997, with Kilkenny City (2003) and Dublin (2012) hosting the Games for Ireland. It is due to be played hosted again in Dublin in 2021.

About World Handball

Handball is described on the GAA Handball website as the only real GAA World Sport. The World Handball Council says Handball was first played in Ireland, and it is very popular throughout the United States of America and Canada, with the World Handball Players the top Professional Competition, and variations such as Inner City Handball. It is also played in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, Australia and Japan, and throughout Europe (see European Handball for more details)



[1] US Handball (2020) WHClogo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 15 May 2018]


[2] US Handball (2015) World One-Wall [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 12 May 2018]

[3] R2 Sports (2015) 2018 World Handball Championships [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 14 August 2020]


Thanks to Jillian Glynn.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 13 November 2020

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