2018 Pan American Men's Handball Championship

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2018 Pan American Men's Handball Championship
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Tournament details
Host country Greenland
Dates16–24 June
Teams11 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (7th title)
Runner-up Brazil
Third place Chile
Fourth place Greenland
Tournament statistics
Matches34
Goals scored1874 (55.12 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Fábio Chiuffa
(45 goals)
Best playerBrazil Henrique Teixeira
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The 2018 Pan American Men's Handball Championship was the 18th official competition for senior men's national handball teams of North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. It was held from 16 to 24 June 2018 in Nuuk, Greenland. It also acted as the qualifying competition for the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship in Denmark and Germany, securing three vacancies for the World Championship.[1][2]

Argentina won the tournament for the seventh time after defeating Brazil 29–24 in the final.[3]

Venue[edit]

Inussivik, the Sports Arena in Nuuk, Greenland, March 2018.
Nuuk
Inussivik
Capacity: 2,150

Qualification[edit]

Qualification Vacancies Qualified
Host 1  Greenland
Automatic qualifiers[4] 3  Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
Central American Games[4] 1  Guatemala
South Zone[5] 4  Colombia
 Paraguay
 Peru
 Uruguay
Nor.Ca. Championship[6] 3  Canada
 Cuba
 Puerto Rico

Cuba withdrew before the tournament.[7]

Draw[edit]

The draw was held on 14 April 2018 at Buenos Aires, Argentina.[8]

Seeding[edit]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6
 Brazil
 Chile
 Argentina
 Uruguay
 Greenland
 Cuba
 Canada
 Puerto Rico
 Colombia
 Guatemala
 Paraguay
 Peru

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local (UTC−2).[9]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 4 4 0 0 168 54 +114 8 Semifinals
2  Chile 4 3 0 1 126 77 +49 6
3  Puerto Rico 4 2 0 2 106 121 −15 4 5–8th place semifinals
4  Guatemala 4 1 0 3 76 151 −75 2
5  Peru 4 0 0 4 72 145 −73 0 9th place game
6  Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrawn[7]
Source: Panamhandball
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.
16 June 2018
14:00
Argentina  48–8  Peru Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 344
Referees: Alaufsen, Sørensen (GRL)
I. Pizarro 13 (24–4) Gutelius 3
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16 June 2018
18:00
Chile  33–26  Puerto Rico Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 600
Referees: Sosa, Lemes (URU)
R. Salinas 8 (18–14) Nazario 9
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17 June 2018
14:00
Puerto Rico  18–42  Argentina Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 230
Referees: Rocha, Magalhães (BRA)
Hiraldo 6 (11–23) I. Pizarro 7
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17 June 2018
18:00
Guatemala  14–39  Chile Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 200
Referees: López, Lenci (ARG)
Herrera 6 (7–17) Ayala 7
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18 June 2018
14:00
Puerto Rico  32–21  Guatemala Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 130
Referees: Meneses, Pinto (BRA)
Gutiérrez, Nazario 8 (14–10) Herrera 8
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18 June 2018
18:00
Chile  36–13  Peru Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 290
Referees: Rocha, Magalhães (BRA)
Feuchtmann 7 (18–6) Vélez 4
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20 June 2018
10:00
Argentina  54–10  Guatemala Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 100
Referees: Meneses, Pinto (BRA)
F. Pizarro 13 (29–4) García 3
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20 June 2018
14:00
Peru  25–30  Puerto Rico Inussivik, Nuuk
Referees: Alaufsen, Sørensen (GRL)
Camborda, López 5 (13–16) Hiraldo 6
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21 June 2018
10:00
Guatemala  31–26  Peru Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 90
Referees: Rocha, Magalhães (URU)
Martínez, M. Morales 10 (16–10) Gutelius 7
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21 June 2018
18:00
Chile  18–24  Argentina Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 1,760
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Feuchtmann 8 (9–10) F. Fernández 7
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Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil 5 5 0 0 195 96 +99 10 Semifinals
2  Greenland (H) 5 4 0 1 159 131 +28 8
3  Uruguay 5 3 0 2 136 137 −1 6 5–8th place semifinals
4  Canada 5 2 0 3 107 145 −38 4
5  Colombia 5 1 0 4 116 150 −34 2 9th place game
6  Paraguay 5 0 0 5 104 158 −54 0
Source: Panamhandball
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Draw.
(H) Host.
16 June 2018
12:00
Uruguay  34–25  Paraguay Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 222
Referees: López, Lenci (ARG)
Fabra 8 (18–12) Mendoza 6
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16 June 2018
16:00
Brazil  42–13  Canada Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 289
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Chiuffa 8 (21–6) Mercier, Touzel 3
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16 June 2018
20:30
Greenland  35–24  Colombia Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 1,900
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Høegh, Ak. Kreutzmann 6 (18–11) S. Restrepo 9
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17 June 2018
12:00
Canada  24–26  Uruguay Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 100
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Fischer 6 (8–14) Rostagno 6
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17 June 2018
16:00
Colombia  22–42  Brazil Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 247
Referees: Sosa, Lemes (URU)
S. Restrepo 9 (11–18) Borges 7
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17 June 2018
20:00
Paraguay  22–35  Greenland Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 933
Referees: Menezes, Pinto (BRA)
Melgarejo 6 (13–17) Heilmann 7
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18 June 2018
12:00
Canada  25–24  Colombia Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 120
Referees: López, Lenci (ARG)
Mercier 8 (11–11) Mosquera 11
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18 June 2018
16:00
Brazil  40–14  Paraguay Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 140
Referees: Sosa, Lemes (URU)
Chiuffa 9 (18–6) Mendoza 4
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18 June 2018
20:00
Uruguay  29–31  Greenland Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 1,920
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Fabra 6 (14–17) Høegh 7
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20 June 2018
12:00
Paraguay  21–25  Canada Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 200
Referees: López, Lenci (ARG)
V. Pérez 5 (9–12) three players 4
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20 June 2018
16:00
Uruguay  26–22  Colombia Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 219
Referees: Rocha, Magalhães (BRA)
Chaparro 5 (13–12) Cardona 5
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20 June 2018
20:00
Greenland  26–36  Brazil Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 2,150
Referees: Sosa, Lemes (URU)
Høegh 8 (11–21) Chiuffa 7
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21 June 2018
12:00
Colombia  24–22  Paraguay Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 150
Referees: Meneses, Pinto (BRA)
S. Restrepo 7 (11–12) Garcete 6
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21 June 2018
16:00
Brazil  35–21  Uruguay Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 300
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Chiuffa 7 (20–8) Fabra 7
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21 June 2018
20:00
Greenland  32–20  Canada Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 2,200
Referees: López, Lenci (ARG)
Sandgreen 8 (15–9) Touzel 6
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Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
23 June
 
 
 Argentina39
 
24 June
 
 Greenland17
 
 Argentina29
 
23 June
 
 Brazil24
 
 Chile24
 
 
 Brazil32
 
Third place
 
 
24 June
 
 
 Greenland36
 
 
 Chile (OT)39
5th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
23 June
 
 
 Guatemala15
 
24 June
 
 Uruguay36
 
 Uruguay22
 
23 June
 
 Canada29
 
 Puerto Rico26
 
 
 Canada30
 
Seventh place
 
 
24 June
 
 
 Guatemala20
 
 
 Puerto Rico32

Ninth place game[edit]

23 June 2018
12:00
Peru  26–33  Colombia Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 222
Referees: Alaufsen, Sørensen (GRL)
Buitrón 6 (15–15) S. Restrepo 11
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5–8th place semifinals[edit]

23 June 2018
14:00
Puerto Rico  26–30  Canada Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 200
Referees: Sosa, Lemes (URU)
Hiraldo 10 (14–14) Mercier 8
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23 June 2018
16:00
Guatemala  15–36  Uruguay Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 400
Referees: Rocha, Magalhães (BRA)
Herrera 4 (7–17) Melián, Rostagno 6
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Semifinals[edit]

23 June 2018
18:00
Chile  24–32  Brazil Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 2,122
Referees: López, Lenci (ARG)
Ayala 5 (11–14) Toledo 10
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23 June 2018
20:15
Argentina  39–17  Greenland Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 2,460
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
four players 5 (17–8) Høegh 3
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Seventh place game[edit]

24 June 2018
10:00
Guatemala  20–32  Puerto Rico Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 92
Referees: Alaufsen, Sørensen (GRL)
Grijalva, Herrera 4 (10–18) Gutiérrez, P. Rodríguez 7
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Fifth place game[edit]

24 June 2018
12:00
Uruguay  22–29  Canada Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 800
Referees: Meneses, Pinto (BRA)
Fabra 4 (9–14) Larouche, Touzel 5
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Third place game[edit]

24 June 2018
14:00
Greenland  36–39 (ET)  Chile Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 2,420
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Høegh 12 (16–16) R. Salinas 12
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FT: 31–31 ET: 5–8

Final[edit]

24 June 2018
16:00
Argentina  29–24  Brazil Inussivik, Nuuk
Attendance: 1,730
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
F. Pizarro 10 (13–8) Dos Santos 7
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Final ranking[edit]

Qualified for the 2019 World Championship
Rank Team
Gold medal icon.svg  Argentina
Silver medal icon.svg  Brazil
Bronze medal icon.svg  Chile
4  Greenland
5  Canada
6  Uruguay
7  Puerto Rico
8  Guatemala
9  Colombia
10  Peru
11  Paraguay

Awards[edit]

All-star team[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greenland to host 2018 senior Pan Am Championships". handball-world.news. 1 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Se llevó a cabo el Congreso 2016 de la PATHF, con renovación de autoridades y definición de sedes". panamhandball.org. 31 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Argentina reclaim Pan American title". ihf.info. 24 June 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Six teams vie for three tickets to Pan American Championship". ihf.info. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  5. ^ "2018 Men's Pan American Championship – 'South Zone' qualification". ihf.info. 16 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Cuba, Canada and Puerto Rico to Pan American Championship". ihf.info. 9 April 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Confirmado: Cuba NO juega el Panamericano de Groenlandia". blog.mundohandball.com. 15 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Draw for 2018 Pan American Men's Championship". ihf.info. 13 April 2018.
  9. ^ "2018 Men's Pan American Championship - Match schedule released". ihf.info. 27 April 2018.
  10. ^ "¡¡¡ARGENTINA CAMPEÓN PANAMERICANO!!!". handballargentina.org. 24 June 2018.

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