Serbia national handball team
|Nickname||Орлови – Orlovi
|Association||Rukometni savez Srbije –
Serbian Handball Federation
|Assistant coach||Saša Marković|
|Appearances||2 (first in 2000)|
|Best result||4th (2000)|
|Appearances||8 (first in 1997)|
|Best result||1999, 2001|
|Appearances||8 (first in 1996)|
|Last updated on Unknown.|
|Competitor for FR Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) / Serbia|
For the results before 1991 when Serbia was part of SFR Yugoslavia, please see Yugoslavia national handball team.
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.
Champions Runners-up Third Place Fourth Place
|1996 Atlanta||Did not qualify|
|2000 Sydney||Fourth place||4th of 12||8||4||0||4||204||203||+1|
|2004 Athens||Did Not Qualify|
|2012 London||Group stage||9th of 12||5||1||0||4||120||131||−11|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||Qualification in progress|
World Championship record
|1997 Japan||Round of 16||9||6||4||0||2||162||148|
|1999 Egypt||Third place||3||9||6||1||2||257||221|
|2001 France||Third place||3||9||7||0||2||254||182|
|2003 Portugal||7th/8th place||8||9||5||1||3||263||228|
|2005 Tunisia||5th/6th place||5||9||5||2||2||253||221|
|2007 Germany||Did not qualify|
|2009 Croatia||7th/8th place||8||9||4||1||4||280||281|
|2011 Sweden||9th/10th place||10||9||3||1||5||246||251|
|2013 Spain||Round of 16||10||6||3||0||3||170||159|
|2015 Qatar||Did not qualify|
European Championship record
|1996 Spain||Third place||3||7||5||1||1||166||162|
|1998 Italy||5th/6th Place||5||6||4||0||2||159||145|
|2000 Croatia||Did not qualify|
|2002 Sweden||9th/10th Place||10||6||2||1||3||160||161|
|2004 Slovenia||7h/8th Place||8||7||3||1||3||206||199|
|2006 Switzerland||Main round||9||6||2||0||4||161||177|
|2008 Norway||Did not qualify|
|2010 Austria||Preliminary round||13||3||0||1||2||83||94|
|2014 Denmark||Preliminary round||13||3||1||0||2||73||77|
|2016 Poland||Qualification in progress|
- * 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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