What size ball is used in handball?

Men’s handball  
– Circumference: 58-60 cm
– Diameter:
– Weight range:425-475g

Women’s handball  
– Circumference: 54-56 cm
– Diameter:
– Weight range:325-375g

For reference a handball is slightly smaller than a volleyball. However, a handball is heavier and is textured for easier gripping. Sometimes a cantaloupe is also used as a reference point for describing the size and weight of the ball.

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