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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Home
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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
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Spain national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Team
Bronze 2000 Sydney Team
Bronze 2008 Beijing Team
World Championship
Gold 2005 Tunisia Team
Gold 2013 Spain Team
Bronze 2011 Sweden Team
European Championship
Silver 1996 Spain Team
Silver 1998 Italy Team
Silver 2006 Switzerland Team
Bronze 2000 Croatia Team
Bronze 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. They are as of January 2013 the current reigning World Champions, having won the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship.

Participation[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L
Germany 1972 15th 5 1 0 4
Canada 1976 Did not enter
Soviet Union 1980 5th 6 3 1 2
United States 1984 8th 6 2 0 4
Korea 1988 9th 6 3 0 3
Spain 1992 5th 6 4 0 2
United States 1996 3 7 5 0 2
Australia 2000 3 8 5 0 3
Greece 2004 7th 6 4 0 2
China 2008 3 8 5 0 3
United Kingdom 2012 7th 6 3 0 3
Brazil 2016 TBD
Total 10/12 64 35 1 28

World Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L
Germany 1938 Did not enter
Sweden 1954 Did not enter
Germany 1958 12th 3 1 0 2
Germany 1961 Did not enter
Czechoslovakia 1964 Did not enter
Sweden 1967 Did not enter
France 1970 Did not enter
East Germany 1974 13th 3 1 0 2
Denmark 1978 10th 3 1 0 2
Germany 1982 8th 6 3 1 2
East Germany 1986 5th 6 2 2 2
Czechoslovakia 1990 5th 6 4 0 2
Sweden 1993 5th 6 3 1 2
Iceland 1995 11th 6 4 0 2
Japan 1997 7th 7 5 1 1
Egypt 1999 4th 9 7 0 2
France 2001 5th 9 7 0 2
Portugal 2003 4th 9 7 0 2
Tunisia 2005 1 10 8 1 1
Germany 2007 7th 10 6 0 4
Croatia 2009 13th 9 6 0 3
Sweden 2011 3 10 8 1 1
Spain 2013 1 9 8 0 1
Qatar 2015 Qualified
Total 18/24 121 81 7 33

European Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L
Portugal 1994 5th 5 3 0 2
Spain 1996 2 7 5 0 2
Italy 1998 2 7 5 1 1
Croatia 2000 3 7 5 0 2
Sweden 2002 7th 6 3 1 2
Slovenia 2004 10th 6 2 0 4
Switzerland 2006 2 8 6 1 1
Norway 2008 9th 6 3 0 3
Austria 2010 6th 7 4 1 2
Serbia 2012 4th 8 5 1 2
Denmark 2014 3 8 6 0 2
Poland 2016 TBD
Total 11/11 75 47 5 23

Squad[edit]

This is the squad for the 2014 European Men's Handball Championship.

Head coach: Manolo Cadenas

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
3 RB Eduardo Gurbindo (1987-08-11)11 August 1987 (aged 26) 1.94 m 58 83 Spain FC Barcelona
4 RW Albert Rocas (1982-06-21)21 June 1982 (aged 31) 1.88 m 150 532 Denmark KIF Kolding
5 RB Jorge Maqueda (1988-12-06)6 December 1988 (aged 25) 1.97 m 73 171 France HBC Nantes
8 RW Víctor Tomás (1985-02-15)15 February 1985 (aged 28) 1.78 m 121 390 Spain FC Barcelona
9 CB Raúl Entrerríos (1981-12-02)02 December 1981 (aged 32) 1.93 m 172 380 Spain FC Barcelona
11 CB Daniel Sarmiento (1983-08-25)25 August 1983 (aged 30) 1.86 m 59 132 Spain FC Barcelona
12 GK José Manuel Sierra (1978-05-21)21 May 1978 (aged 35) 1.94 m 101 0 France Paris Handball
13 P Julen Aguinagalde (1982-12-08)8 December 1982 (aged 31) 1.95 m 112 298 Poland Vive Targi Kielce
15 LW Cristian Ugalde (1987-10-19)19 October 1987 (aged 26) 1.88 m 91 212 Hungary MKB Veszprém KC
19 P Juan Andreu (1985-01-20)20 January 1985 (aged 28) 1.97 m 24 50 Germany TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
21 CB Joan Cañellas (1986-09-30)30 September 1986 (aged 27) 1.98 m 92 214 Germany HSV Hamburg
24 LB Viran Morros (1983-12-15)15 December 1983 (aged 30) 1.99 m 125 124 Spain FC Barcelona
25 LB Carlos Ruesga (1985-03-10)10 March 1985 (aged 28) 1.84 m 62 128 Hungary MKB Veszprém KC
26 LB Antonio García Robledo (1984-03-06)6 March 1984 (aged 29) 1.91 m 35 64 France Paris Handball
28 LW Valero Rivera (1985-02-22)22 February 1985 (aged 28) 1.85 m 31 90 France HBC Nantes
30 P Gedeón Guardiola (1984-10-01)1 October 1984 (aged 29) 2.00 m 49 62 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
33 GK Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (1991-01-10)10 January 1991 (aged 23) 1.89 m 11 0 France Fenix Toulouse HB

Famous players[edit]

 

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