Official Game Ball of the
26th IHF Women’s World Championship 2023
to feature a Custom Commemorative Design
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 26th IHF Women’s World Championship 2023 Denmark・Norway・Sweden. The event will take place from November 29 through December 17, 2023 in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
This marks the fifth 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 end of October 2023.
The new X5000 Denmark/Norway/Sweden 2023 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 flag colors of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
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 Denmark/Norway/Sweden 2023 Edition handball was developed based on the X5000 featuring the flag colors of the host countries, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. In addition, the design features the X design representing the passion and spectators showing the unity of the three host countries creating an atmosphere of excitement and passion for the Games.
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.
26th IHF Women’s World Championship 2023 Denmark・Norway・Sweden
Schedule : November 29 - December 17, 2023
Venues : Denmark , Norway , Sweden （6 venues in 3 countries）
Official website : https://handball23.com/
Molten, a manufacturer of balls and sports equipment, has been making and marketing handballs, basketballs, 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.