Serbia national handball team
|Nickname||Орлови – Orlovi
|Association||Рукометни савез Србије –
Serbian Handball Federation
|Assistant coach||Dejan Perić
|Appearances||2 (first in 2000)|
|Best result||4th 2000|
|Appearances||8 (first in 1997)|
|Best result||1999, 2001|
|Appearances||8 (first in 1996)|
|Infobox last updated on: Unknown.|
|Competitor for FR Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) / Serbia|
Olympic Committee of Serbia declared men's national handball team for the best male team of the year 1999.
2012 European Championship
The 2012 European Men's Handball Championship was held in Serbia from 15–29 January 2012, in the cities of Belgrade, Niš, Novi Sad and Vršac and is the tenth edition of the tournament. Germany and France were the other applicants for the championship.
At the 2012 European Championship in their home country, where they were pitted in Group A against Denmark, Poland and Slovakia. They finished first in their group following victories against Denmark and Poland. In the main round the team faced Germany, Sweden and Macedonia.
The team advanced by defeating two of their three opponents. In the semifinals Croatia was defeated by 26–22.
They faced Denmark in the finals, after having already defeated them in the second match at the group stage. Denmark emerged as the champion.
|United States 1996||Did not qualify|
|Australia 2000||Fourth place||4||8||4||0||4||204||203|
|Greece 2004||Did not qualify|
|United Kingdom 2012||Main round||9||5||1||0||4|
World Championship record
|Japan 1997||Round of 16||9||6||4||0||2||162||148|
|Egypt 1999||Third place||3||9||6||1||2||257||221|
|France 2001||Third place||3||9||7||0||2||254||182|
|Portugal 2003||7th/8th place||8||9||5||1||3||263||228|
|Tunisia 2005||5th/6th place||5||9||5||2||2||253||221|
|Germany 2007||Did not qualify|
|Croatia 2009||7th/8th place||8||9||4||1||4||280||281|
|Sweden 2011||9th/10th place||10||9||3||1||5||246||251|
|Spain 2013||Round of 16||10||6||3||0||3||170||159|
|Qatar 2015||Did not qualify|
European Championship record
|Spain 1996||Third place||3||7||5||1||1||166||162|
|Italy 1998||5th/6th Place||5||6||4||0||2||159||145|
|Croatia 2000||Did not qualify|
|Sweden 2002||9th/10th Place||10||6||2||1||3||160||161|
|Slovenia 2004||7h/8th Place||8||7||3||1||3||206||199|
|Switzerland 2006||Main round||9||6||2||0||4||161||177|
|Norway 2008||Did not qualify|
|Austria 2010||Preliminary round||13||3||0||1||2||83||94|
|Denmark 2014||Preliminary round||13||3||1||0||2||73||77|
- * Colored background indicates that medal was won on the tournament.
- ** Red border color indicates that tournament was held on home soil.
The roster for the 2014 European Men's Handball Championship.
Head coach: Vladan Matić
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