Pan American Women's Handball Championship

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The Pan American Women's Handball Championship is the official competition for senior national handball teams of North, Center, Caribbean and South America, and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the Pan-American champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Women's Handball Championship.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Second place Third place Score Fourth place
1986
Details
Brazil
Novo Hamburgo

United States
No playoffs
Canada

Brazil
No playoffs
Argentina
1989
Details
United States
Colorado Springs

Canada
No playoffs
United States

Brazil
No playoffs
Mexico
1991
Details
Brazil
Maringá

United States
No playoffs
Canada

Brazil
No playoffs
Argentina
1997
Details
Brazil
Poços de Caldas

Brazil
21 – 17
Canada

Uruguay
19 – 14
Argentina
1999
Details
Argentina
Buenos Aires

Brazil
No playoffs
Cuba

Argentina
No playoffs
Uruguay
2000
Details
Brazil
Aracajú

Brazil
No playoffs
Uruguay

Greenland
No playoffs
Argentina
2003
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Brazil
39 – 12
Argentina

Uruguay
21 – 14
United States
2005
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Brazil
No playoffs
Argentina

Uruguay
No playoffs
Canada
2007
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo

Brazil
29 – 12
Argentina

Dominican Republic
25 – 24
Paraguay
2009
Details
Chile
Santiago

Argentina
26 – 25
OT

Brazil

Chile
34 – 30
2OT

Dominican Republic
2011
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Brazil
35 – 16
Argentina

Cuba
37 – 27
Uruguay
2013
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo

Brazil
38 – 15
Argentina

Dominican Republic
28 – 19
Paraguay


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

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 8 1 3 12
2  United States 2 1 0 3
3  Argentina 1 5 1 7
4  Canada 1 3 0 4
5  Uruguay 0 1 3 4
6  Cuba 0 1 1 2
7  Dominican Republic 0 0 2 2
8  Greenland 0 0 1 1
 Chile 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36

Participation history[edit]

Nation 1986 1989 1991 1997 1999 2000 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 Years
 Argentina 4th 4th 4th 3rd 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 11
 Brazil 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 12
 Canada 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 5th 4th 6th 9th 8
 Chile 3rd 5th 2
 Colombia 6th 6th 2
 Costa Rica 5th 10th 2
 Cuba 2nd 3rd 2
 Dominican Republic 6th 5th 3rd 4th 6th 3rd 6
 Greenland 5th 3rd 2
 Guatemala 7th 1
 Mexico 4th 6th 5th 8th 5th 7th 6th 7
 Paraguay 5th 5th 4th 7th 4th 5
 Puerto Rico 7th 1
 Uruguay 6th 6th 3rd 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd 5th 6th 4th 5th 11
 United States 1st 2nd 1st 4th 6th 7th 8th 7
 Venezuela 8th 7th 2

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