European Men's Handball Championship is one of the most anticipated and popular sporting event worldwide. It is held every year and allure sportsmen from different countries. The Championship has taken place recently that is why Poland Post decided to release two original stamps to popularize and to celebrate this competition.
The 2016 EHF European Men's Handball Championship was the twelfth edition and was held for the first time in Poland from 15–31 January 2016. Croatia and Norway were the other applicants in the bidding process.
Poland was awarded the championship on the EHF Congress in Monaco on 23 June 2012 with 58% votes. Germany won their second title by beating Spain 24–17 in the final. Croatia captured the bronze medal after defeating Norway 31–24.