Argentina national handball team

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Argentina
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Nickname Los Gladiadores (The Gladiators)
Association Confederación Argentina de Handball
Coach Manuel Cadenas[1]
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 2 (First in 2012)
Best result 10th (2012, 2016)
World Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1997)
Best result 12th (2011, 2015)
Pan American Handball Championship
Appearances 15 (First in 1979)
Best result 1st (2000, 2002, 2004, 2010, 2012, 2014)
Last updated on Unknown.

The Argentina national handball team is the national handball team of Argentina and is controlled by the Argentina Handball Association.

Tournament results[edit]

Summer Olympics[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 Did not qualify
Canada 1976 Montreal
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow
United States 1984 Los Angeles
South Korea 1988 Seoul
Spain 1992 Barcelona
United States 1996 Atlanta
Australia 2000 Sydney
Greece 2004 Athens
China 2008 Beijing
United Kingdom 2012 London preliminary round 10th of 12 5 1 0 4 113 138 -25
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro preliminary round 10th of 12 5 1 0 4 110 126 -16
Total 2/13 10 2 0 8 223 264 -41

World Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Nazi Germany 1938 Did not enter
Sweden 1954
East Germany 1958
West Germany 1961
Czechoslovakia 1964
Sweden 1967
France 1970
East Germany 1974
Denmark 1978
West Germany 1982
Switzerland 1986
Czechoslovakia 1990
Sweden 1993
Iceland 1995
Japan 1997 preliminary round 22 5 0 0 5 96 140
Egypt 1999 preliminary round 21 5 0 1 4 96 129
France 2001 round of 16 15 6 2 1 3 117 150
Portugal 2003 preliminary round 17 5 1 1 3 127 156
Tunisia 2005 preliminary Round 18 5 1 0 4 133 141
Germany 2007 presidents cup 16 6 2 0 4 146 172
Croatia 2009 presidents cup 18 9 3 0 6 231 245
Sweden 2011 main round 12 9 3 1 5 235 247
Spain 2013 presidents cup 18 7 2 0 5 169 183
Qatar 2015 round of 16 12 6 2 1 3 152 156
France 2017 presidents cup 18 7 2 0 5 154 183
Total 11/25 70 18 5 47 1658 1902

Pan American Games[edit]

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
United States 1987 Indianapolis group round 5th 4 0 0 4 56 100 -44
Cuba 1991 Havana group round 5th 4 1 0 3 72 96 -24
Argentina 1995 Mar del Plata bronze medal match 3rd 6 4 0 2 131 96 35
Canada 1999 Winnipeg bronze medal match 3rd 5 4 0 1 135 84 51
Dominican Republic 2003 Santo Domingo gold medal match 2nd 5 4 0 1 175 98 77
Brazil 2007 Rio de Janeiro gold medal match 2nd 5 4 0 1 170 116 54
Mexico 2011 Guadalajara gold medal match 1st 5 5 0 0 147 103 44
Canada 2015 Toronto gold medal match 2nd 5 4 0 1 150 104 46
Total 7/7 1 Title 39 26 0 13 1036 797 239

Pan American Championship[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Mexico 1979 round robin 5 5 1 0 4 75 99
Argentina 1981 3rd place match 4 5 3 0 2 137 111
United States 1983 Did not enter
Brazil 1985 round robin 4 5 1 0 4 86 122
Cuba 1989 Did not enter
Brazil 1994 round robin 4 6 3 0 3 151 104
United States 1996 final 2 5 3 0 2 119 100
Cuba 1998 final 2 6 5 0 1 162 105
Brazil 2000 final 1 5 5 0 0 123 93
Argentina 2002 final 1 5 5 0 0 139 70
Chile 2004 final 1 5 5 0 0 153 87
Brazil 2006 final 2 5 4 0 1 162 100
Brazil 2008 final 2 5 4 0 1 150 121
Chile 2010 final 1 5 5 0 0 142 79
Argentina 2012 final 1 6 5 1 0 177 103
Uruguay 2014 final 1 5 5 0 0 160 90
Argentina 2016 3rd place match 3 7 5 0 2 210 124
Total 15/17 6 titles 80 59 1 20 2146 1508

Other Competitions[edit]

South American Games
Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
Brazil 2002 São Bernardo do Campo Gold medal match 1st 5 5 0 0 139 69 70
Argentina 2006 Mar del Plata Gold medal match 1st 5 5 0 0 168 76 92
Colombia 2010 Medellin round robin 2nd 4 3 0 1 133 94 39
Chile 2014 Santiago gold medal match 2nd 4 3 0 1 111 78 33
Total 4/4 2 Titles 18 16 0 2 551 317 234

Juniors Team[edit]

World Juniors Championship[edit]

  • 1991: 11th
  • 1995: 17th
  • 2001: 20th
  • 2003: 16th
  • 2005: 11th
  • 2007: 13th
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Egypt 2009 placement matches 6th 9 5 1 3 237 217
Greece 2011 placement matches 20th 7 2 0 5 186 216
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2013 placement matches 16th 9 2 0 7 220 274
Brazil 2015 placement matches 13th 7 3 0 4 162 176

Pan American Junior Championship[edit]

  • 1993: Gold medal icon.svg
  • 1997: Silver medal icon.svg
  • 1999: Silver medal icon.svg
  • 2001: Silver medal icon.svg
  • 2002: Gold medal icon.svg
  • 2005: Gold medal icon.svg
  • 2007: Gold medal icon.svg
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Argentina 2009 round robin 1st 5 5 0 0 163 81
Brazil 2011 round robin 1st 5 5 0 0 132 70
Argentina 2013 gold medal match 2nd 5 4 0 1 140 93
Brazil 2015 round robin 2nd 5 4 0 1 169 97

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.[2]

Head coach: Eduardo Gallardo

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Matías Schulz (1982-02-12) 12 February 1982 (age 35) 1.90 m 177 0 Switzerland Pfadi Winterthur
2 LW Federico Fernández (1989-10-17) 17 October 1989 (age 27) 1.91 m 99 349 Argentina UNLu
3 RW Federico Pizarro (1986-07-06) 6 July 1986 (age 30) 1.83 m 132 592 Argentina UNLu
4 CB Sebastián Simonet (1986-05-12) 12 May 1986 (age 31) 1.90 m 81 345 Spain Ademar León
5 P Pablo Sebastián Portela (1980-06-21) 21 June 1980 (age 37) 1.92 m 132 68 Argentina Colegio Ward
6 CB Diego Esteban Simonet (1989-12-26) 26 December 1989 (age 27) 1.89 m 90 458 France Montpellier
8 LB Pablo Simonet (1992-05-04) 4 May 1992 (age 25) 1.85 m 53 118 Spain CB Benidorm
9 RB Leonardo Facundo Querín (1982-04-17) 17 April 1982 (age 35) 1.97 m 164 244 France Billère
10 RB Federico Matías Vieyra (1988-07-21) 21 July 1988 (age 28) 1.92 m 105 249 Spain Ademar León
11 P Lucas Moscariello (1992-02-19) 19 February 1992 (age 25) 1.90 m 22 58 Spain Villa de Aranda
12 GK Fernando Gabriel García (1981-08-31) 31 August 1981 (age 35) 1.90 m 198 5 France Vernon Saint-Marcel
13 CB Juan Pablo Fernández (1988-09-30) 30 September 1988 (age 28) 1.92 m 104 309 Argentina UNLu
15 P Gonzalo Carou (1979-08-15) 15 August 1979 (age 37) 1.90 m 207 462 Spain Ademar León
18 LW Adrián Portela (1986-03-08) 8 March 1986 (age 31) 1.85 m 42 116 Argentina River Plate
23 CB Julián Souto Cueto (1992-10-01) 1 October 1992 (age 24) 1.81 m 37 148 Argentina Villa Ballester
24 LB Sebastien Dechamps (1994-01-12) 12 January 1994 (age 23) 1.84 m 15 65 Argentina Quilmes
25 RW Pablo Vainstein (1987-07-18) 18 July 1987 (age 29) 1.84 m 40 55 Spain Ciudad Encantada

2016 Olympics squad[edit]

The following is the Argentine roster in the men's handball tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3] view · talk

Head coach: Eduardo Gallardo

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Matías Schulz (1982-02-12)12 February 1982 (aged 34) 1.90 m 172 0 Switzerland Pfadi Winterthur
2 LW Federico Fernández (1989-10-17)17 October 1989 (aged 26) 1.87 m 94 335 Argentina UNLu
3 RW Federico Pizarro (1986-07-06)6 July 1986 (aged 30) 1.83 m 127 568 Argentina UNLu
4 CB Sebastián Simonet (1986-05-12)12 May 1986 (aged 30) 1.90 m 76 328 Spain Ademar León
5 P Pablo Sebastián Portela (1980-06-21)21 June 1980 (aged 36) 1.90 m 127 62 Argentina Colegio Ward
8 LB Pablo Simonet (1992-05-04)4 May 1992 (aged 24) 1.89 m 48 98 Spain Benidorm
9 RB Leonardo Facundo Querín (1982-04-17)17 April 1982 (aged 34) 1.97 m 159 238 France Billère
10 RB Federico Matías Vieyra (1988-07-21)21 July 1988 (aged 28) 1.92 m 101 235 Spain Ademar León
12 GK Fernando Gabriel García (1981-08-31)31 August 1981 (aged 34) 1.90 m 193 5 France Vernon
13 LB Juan Pablo Fernández (1988-09-30)30 September 1988 (aged 27) 1.90 m 101 303 Argentina UNLu
14 LB Agustín Vidal (1987-07-08)8 July 1987 (aged 29) 1.94 m 80 162 Spain Ciudad Encantada
15 P Gonzalo Carou (1979-08-15)15 August 1979 (aged 36) 1.94 m 202 450 France Istres
18 LW Adrián Portela (1986-03-08)8 March 1986 (aged 30) 1.83 m 37 112 Argentina River Plate
23 RW Pablo Vainstein (1987-07-18)18 July 1987 (aged 29) 1.83 m 35 45 Argentina Colegio Ward

Statistics[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manolo Cadenas dirigirá a Argentina hasta 2020". www.marca.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 24 April 2017. 
  2. ^ 2017 World Championship roster
  3. ^ "La lista de la Selección Masculina para Río 2016" [The list of the selected male players for Rio 2016] (in Spanish). Argentina Handball Association. 26 July 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 

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