The Qatar men's beach handball team won the sixth of the last seven Asian Beach Handball Championships ©Twitter/Alkass Digital

Qatar won the 2023 Men's Asian Beach Handball Championship title for a sixth time, redeeming themselves after their loss in the final to Iran last year, while Vietnam's women's side also claimed a title.

The Gulf nation defeated their rivals Oman 2-0, winning the sets 18-16, 14-12, in the final, while also qualifying for the International Handball Federation Men’s Beach Handball World Championships in the summer of 2024.

Qatar and Oman faced each other in the final six times, and the latter is still unable to defeat the champions.

Oman has one title to their name, as they won the 2004 edition after beating Bahrain in the final in their capital Muscat.

Last year's champions Iran secured third place after edging past Vietnam 2-0 in the third-place playoff.

The final standings of the women's Asian Beach Handball Championships ©Twitter/AHF
The final standings of the women's Asian Beach Handball Championships ©Twitter/AHF

On the women's side, Vietnam retained their title with a game to spare after winning all five of their matches.

Vietnam dominated, achieving a goal difference of 113, while the other teams' were in the negatives.

The women's format was different from the men's as there was only four teams competing in a round-robin tournament.

In second was the Philippines, who finished with a record of three wins and two losses, losing to the champions 2-0.

Hosts Indonesia managed to achieve third with one win and three losses, while Hong Kong lost all their matches.