Uruguay women's national handball team

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Uruguay Uruguay
Information
Nickname La Celeste (The Sky Blue [One]), Los Charrúas
Association Uruguay Handball Federation
Coach Leonardo Puñales
Captain Soledad Faedo
Colours
Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Team colours
Home
Team colours
Team colours
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Away
Results
World Championship
Appearances 5 (first in 1997)
Best result Round 1, 2011
Pan-American Handball Championship
Appearances 11 (first in 1991)
Best result 2nd 2000
Infobox last updated on: 8 June 2013.

The Uruguay women's national handball team is the national team of Uruguay. It takes part in international team handball competitions.

History[edit]

The team participated in the 1997,[1] 2001,[2] 2003, 2005 and 2011 editions of the World Championship.

In 2003 They won the bronze medal at the Pan American Games

Results[edit]

World Women's Handball Championships[edit]

Panamerican Games record[edit]

Year Round
Canada 1999 5th Place
Dominican Republic 2003 3rd Place
Mexico 2011 7th Place

Pan American Women's Handball Championship[edit]

South American Games record[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Players[edit]

The following players were named in the squad for the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship:[3][4]

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Noelia Artigas (1989-06-04)04 June 1989 (aged 22) 1.64 m Uruguay Hebraica y Macabi
2 P Eliana Falco (1987-07-21)21 July 1987 (aged 24) 1.80 m Uruguay Layva
3 LW Soledad Faedo (1987-12-17)17 December 1987 (aged 23) 1.70 m Uruguay Layva
5 RB Mercedes Saiz (1992-09-12)12 September 1992 (aged 19) 1.73 m Uruguay Malvin
6 LW Mariana Gomez (1990-07-11)11 July 1990 (aged 21) 1.60 m Uruguay Scuola Italiana
8 LB Ornella Palla (1990-03-30)30 March 1990 (aged 21) 1.72 m Uruguay Scuola Italiana
9 LB Alesandra Ferrari (1987-01-06)06 January 1987 (aged 24) 1.76 m Uruguay Layva
10 RB Mariana Fleitas (1981-03-06)06 March 1981 (aged 30) 1.67 m Uruguay Layva
11 RW Paula Fynn (1988-04-11)11 April 1988 (aged 23) 1.64 m Uruguay Layva
12 GK Rossina Soca (1988-05-17)17 May 1988 (aged 23) 1.68 m Uruguay Layva
13 CB Jussara Castro (1982-01-21)21 January 1982 (aged 29) 1.75 m Uruguay Scuola Italiana
15 LB Fernanda Marrochi (1988-07-02)02 July 1988 (aged 23) 1.70 m Uruguay Nautico
17 CB Paula Basaistegui (1988-11-14)14 November 1988 (aged 23) 1.61 m Uruguay Layva
18 P Joaquina Rosillo (1993-08-11)11 August 1993 (aged 18) 1.75 m Uruguay Malvin
19 LW Sofia Cherone (1988-05-21)21 May 1988 (aged 23) Uruguay Scuola Italiana
20 RW Viviana Ferrari (1992-03-25)25 March 1992 (aged 19) 1.70 m Uruguay Goes

Technical staff[edit]

  • Head coach: Leonardo Puñales
  • Assistant coach: Daniela Mata
  • Manager: Graciela Martínez
  • Doctor: Sofía González

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Previous Women's World Champions. Indoor/en salle/Halle – 1997 — GER. 30.11-14.12-1997". International Handball Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Previous Women's World Champions. Indoor/en salle/Halle – 2001 — ITA. 4.12-16.12-2001". International Handball Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "XX Women's World Championship 2011 Brasil: Uruguay team roster". International Handball Federation. 3 December 2011. Retrieved 3 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "XX Women's World Championship 2011 Brasil: Cumulative Statistics Uruguay". International Handball Federation. 14 December 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011.