Handball at the Mediterranean Games

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Handball

Handball has been played consistently at the Mediterranean Games since the year 1967 for men except in 1971 and since the year 1979 for women except 1983. The Yugoslavian national handball team is the most successful men's team and the French women's national handball team is the most successful team for women.

Men's tournaments[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold medalist Score Silver medalist Bronze medalist Score Fourth place
1967
details
Tunisia
Tunis

Yugoslavia
n/a
Spain

Tunisia
1971
details
Turkey
İzmir
canceled canceled
1975
details
Algeria
Algiers

Yugoslavia

Spain

Algeria

Tunisia
1979
details
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Split

Yugoslavia

Italy

Tunisia

France
1983
details
Morocco
Casablanca

Yugoslavia

Algeria

Spain

Tunisia
1987
details
Syria
Latakia

Algeria

France

Spain

Syria
1991
details
Greece
Athens

Yugoslavia

Egypt

Italy

Greece
1993
details
France
Narbonne

Croatia

France

Slovenia

Egypt
1997
details
Italy
Bari

Croatia
21 – 20
Italy

Spain
31 – 27
Slovenia
2001
details
Tunisia
Tunis

Croatia
25 – 24[1]
Tunisia

France
22 – 21[2]
Spain
2005
details
Spain
Almería

Spain
28 – 21
Croatia

Tunisia
32 – 26
Serbia & Montenegro
2009
details
Italy
Pescara

Serbia
35 – 31
France

Tunisia
28 – 24
Turkey
2013
details
Turkey
Mersin

Egypt
28 – 23
Croatia

Turkey
32 – 26
Italy

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Serbia [3] 6 0 0 6
2  Croatia 3 2 0 5
3  Spain 1 2 3 6
4  Algeria 1 1 1 3
5  Egypt 1 1 0 2
6  France 0 3 1 4
7  Italy 0 2 1 3
8  Tunisia 0 1 4 5
9  Slovenia 0 0 1 1
 Turkey 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36

Women's tournaments[edit]

Year Host Gold medal game Bronze medal game
Gold medalist Score Silver medalist Bronze medalist Score Fourth place
1979
details
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Split

Yugoslavia

Spain

Italy

Algeria
1983
details
Morocco
Casablanca
canceled canceled
1987
details
Syria
Latakia

Italy

France

Spain

Syria
1991
details
Greece
Athens

Yugoslavia

France

Spain

Italy
1993
details
France
Narbonne

Croatia

France

Spain

Slovenia
1997
details
Italy
Bari

France

Croatia

Slovenia

FR Yugoslavia
2001
details
Tunisia
Tunis

France
26 – 21[4]
Spain

Slovenia
32 – 26[5]
FR Yugoslavia
2005
details
Spain
Almería

Spain
30 – 29
Serbia & Montenegro

Croatia
26 – 22
France
2009
details
Italy
Pescara

France
33 – 32
Over Time

Turkey

Montenegro
30 – 25
Spain
2013
details
Turkey
Mersin

Serbia
25 – 19
Slovenia

Croatia
25 – 24
Montenegro

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  France 3 3 0 6
2  Serbia [6] 3 1 0 4
3  Spain 1 2 3 6
4  Croatia 1 1 2 4
5  Italy 1 0 1 2
6  Turkey 0 1 0 1
7  Slovenia 0 1 2 3
8  Montenegro 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Updates on Mediterranean Games" (2008-04-24) Tunisia Online. Archived from the original. Retrieved on 2012-08-09.
  2. ^ "Updates on Mediterranean Games" (2008-04-24) Tunisia Online. Archived from the original. Retrieved on 2012-08-09.
  3. ^ IHF considers Serbia as the inheritor of the records of SFR Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro
  4. ^ "Updates on Mediterranean Games" (2008-04-24) Tunisia Online. Archived from the original. Retrieved on 2012-08-09.
  5. ^ "Updates on Mediterranean Games" (2008-04-24) Tunisia Online. Archived from the original. Retrieved on 2012-08-09.
  6. ^ IHF considers Serbia as the inheritor of the records of SFR Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro

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