Spain national handball team

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Spain
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Information
Nickname Hispanos
Association Royal Spanish Handball Federation
Coach Manolo Cadenas
Most caps David Barrufet (280)
Most goals Juanín García (780)
Colours
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Team colours
Team colours
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Team colours
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Team colours
Home
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Team colours
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Team colours
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Team colours
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Team colours
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 10 (first in 1972)
Best result 3rd (1996, 2000, 2008)
World Championship
Appearances 17 (first in 1958)
Best result 1st (2005, 2013)
European Handball Championship
Appearances 11 (first in 1994)
Best result 2nd (1996, 1998, 2006)
Last updated on Unknown.
Spain national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2005 Tunisia Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 Spain Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Sweden Team
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 1996 Spain Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Italy Team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Switzerland Team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Croatia Team
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Denmark Team
Spain national handball team in 2013.

The Spain national handball team is the national handball team of Spain. It is governed by the Royal Spanish Handball Federation.

Competitive record[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

Olympic Games[edit]

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
Germany 1936 Berlin Did not enter
Not held from 1948 to 1968
West Germany 1972 Munich Match for 15th place 15th of 16 5 1 0 4 82 89 −7
Canada 1976 Montreal Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Match for 5th place 5th of 12 6 3 1 2 126 129 −3
United States 1984 Los Angeles Match for 7th place 8th of 12 6 2 0 4 122 124 −2
South Korea 1988 Seoul Match for 9th place 9th of 12 6 3 0 3 122 121 +1
Spain 1992 Barcelona Match for 5th place 5th of 12 6 4 0 2 133 119 +14
United States 1996 Atlanta Third Place 3rd of 12 7 5 0 2 161 147 +14
Australia 2000 Sydney Third Place 3rd of 12 8 5 0 3 222 206 +16
Greece 2004 Athens Match for 7th place 7th of 12 8 5 0 3 242 222 +20
China 2008 Beijing Third Place 3rd of 12 8 5 0 3 246 234 +12
United Kingdom 2012 London Quarter-finals 7th of 12 6 3 0 3 162 159 +3
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Not yet qualified
Total 10/12 0 Titles 66 36 1 29 1,618 1,550 +68

World Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L
1938 Did not enter
1954 Did not enter
1958 12th 3 1 0 2
1961 Did not enter
1964 Did not enter
1967 Did not enter
1970 Did not enter
1974 13th 3 1 0 2
1978 10th 3 1 0 2
1982 8th 6 3 1 2
1986 5th 6 2 2 2
1990 5th 6 4 0 2
1993 5th 6 3 1 2
1995 11th 6 4 0 2
1997 7th 7 5 1 1
1999 4th 9 7 0 2
2001 5th 9 7 0 2
2003 4th 9 7 0 2
2005 1st 10 8 1 1
2007 7th 10 6 0 4
2009 13th 9 6 0 3
2011 3rd 10 8 1 1
2013 1st 9 8 0 1
2015 4th 9 7 0 2
Total 18/24 130 88 7 35

European Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L
1994 5th 5 3 0 2
1996 2nd 7 5 0 2
1998 2nd 7 5 1 1
2000 3rd 7 5 0 2
2002 7th 6 3 1 2
2004 10th 6 2 0 4
2006 2nd 8 6 1 1
2008 9th 6 3 0 3
2010 6th 7 4 1 2
2012 4th 8 5 1 2
2014 3rd 8 6 0 2
2016 TBD
Total 11/11 75 47 5 23

Current squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2015 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Manolo Cadenas

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
4 RW Albert Rocas (1982-06-16) 16 June 1982 (age 32) 1.88 m 162 555 Spain Logroño
5 RB Jorge Maqueda (1988-02-06) 6 February 1988 (age 27) 1.97 m 87 214 France Nantes
8 RW Víctor Tomás (1985-02-15) 15 February 1985 (age 30) 1.78 m 131 430 Spain Barcelona
9 CB Raúl Entrerríos (c) (1981-02-12) 12 February 1981 (age 34) 1.93 m 184 402 Spain Barcelona
12 GK José Manuel Sierra (1978-05-21) 21 May 1978 (age 36) 1.94 m 111 0 Hungary Pick Szeged
13 P Julen Aguinagalde (1982-12-08) 8 December 1982 (age 32) 1.95 m 120 328 Poland Vive Targi Kielce
15 LW Cristian Ugalde (1987-10-19) 19 October 1987 (age 27) 1.87 m 105 235 Hungary MKB Veszprém
19 P Juan Andreu (1985-01-20) 20 January 1985 (age 30) 1.97 m 38 74 Germany TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
20 CB Chema Rodríguez (1980-01-05) 5 January 1980 (age 35) 1.87 m 113 150 Hungary MKB Veszprém
21 CB Joan Cañellas (1986-09-30) 30 September 1986 (age 28) 1.98 m 104 282 Germany THW Kiel
24 LB Viran Morros (1983-12-15) 15 December 1983 (age 31) 1.99 m 137 133 Spain Barcelona
26 LB Antonio García Robledo (1984-03-06) 6 March 1984 (age 31) 1.91 m 47 91 Hungary Pick Szeged
28 LW Valero Rivera Folch (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 30) 1.85 m 45 125 France Nantes
30 P Gedeón Guardiola (1984-10-01) 1 October 1984 (age 30) 2.00 m 61 76 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
33 GK Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (1991-01-10) 10 January 1991 (age 24) 1.89 m 125 0 Spain Barcelona
40 RB Alex Dujshebaev (1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 22) 1.87 m 7 13 Republic of Macedonia Vardar

Famous players[edit]

Kit suppliers[edit]

Since 2005 Spain's kits have been supplied by Rasan.

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