The IHF World Women's Handball Championship, the 23rd event hosted by the International Handball Federation, will be held in Germany from 1 to 17 December Germany was the only applicant for this championship. Germany was host of the World Championships in and Teams : 24 (from 4 confederations). Year - Country, World champion, Information. - Denmark, NOR, Detalis. - Serbia, BRA, Detalis. - Brazil, NOR, Detalis. - China, RUS. - NEWS REPORT: Defending champions face Sweden, while hoste Germany meet the Netherlands when the Women's World Championships.