Molten Designs Custom Game Ball for the 25th IHF Women’s World Championship Spain 2021
Molten Corporation (Headquarters: Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Japan; President and CEO: Kiyo Tamiaki), a quality sports balls and equipment manufacturer, will supply the custom designed official ball for the 25th IHF Women’s World Championship Spain 2021. The event will take place from December 1 through 19, 2021 in Spain. This marks the fourth consecutive IHF Women’s Handball World Championship with Molten supplying the official ball. The custom official ball and replica models will be available for purchase in selected markets and regions starting in September 2021.
The new X5000 Spain 2021 Edition handball was developed based on the X5000 Handball, which is the official ball for international competitions held by the International Handball Federation (IHF). The special edition ball features a custom design using the colors of the Spanish flag and incorporating a traditional local craft technique called “trencadís”.
Molten strives to uphold our commitment to providing products “For the Real Game” with sophisticated design and functionality for the entire handball community.
1. Exclusive Official Game Ball Design
X5000 Spain 2021 Edition handball was developed based on the X5000 featuring the flag colors of the host country Spain. The surface design features a mosaic pattern using a traditional local technique called trencadis and combines it with the X design, which represents the flame of passion, to express the spreading passion of the tournament
2. The Ultimate Model Developed for Better Grip Performance
X5000 Handball features a premium cover material that improves ball control. Its soft foam panel construction provides a softer feel and allows for a better grip on the ball.
25th IHF Women’s World Championship Spain 2021
Schedule: December 1 - 19, 2021
Venues: Spain: Castelló / Granollers / Llíria / Torrevieja (4 venues)
Official website: https://spainhandball2021.com/
Molten, a manufacturer of balls and sports equipment, has been making and marketing basketballs,
handballs, soccer balls, and volleyballs, of uncompromising quality since 1958. Molten continues to raise global standards,
supplying the official game balls and sports equipment for major leagues, teams and international tournaments around the world.
For further information, please visit https://www.molten.co.jp/sports/en/
For the real game
Molten's brand statement, "For the real game", encapsulates what we hope to accomplish through our products and activities. It is our conviction that the real game happens only when impeccable balls and sports equipment enable athletes to realize their full potential and maximize performance.