In the men’s competition the hosts, Great Britain, will face France (the reigning Olympic champions), Sweden, Iceland, Argentina and Tunisia. Group B is made up of Spain, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia, Denmark and Korea.
The women’s draw sees Great Britain in the same group as Montenegro, Russia, Croatia, Brazil and Angola, and the reigning women's Olympic champions Norway take on Korea, Sweden, France, Denmark and Spain.
Debbie Jevans, Director of Sport at LOCOG said: ‘ Today’s draw has provided some excellent matches that will showcase this great sport during the Games in London this summer.’
This dynamic sport made a big impression during the test event in 2011, noticed for its speed and the skill of the players.Debbie Jevans, LOCOG Director of Sport
The Handball tournament begins on the 28 July with 10 days of preliminary competition. The knockout matches start on 7 August, with the women's medals awarded on 11 August, followed by the men's the next day.
The London 2012 Handball draw
Men: Group A
Men: Group B
Women: Group A
Women: Group B