Handball at the 2003 Pan American Games

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The Handball Tournament at the 2003 Pan American Games took place at Handball Hall in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. There was two competitions with one each for each gender. Cuba was the defending champion in the men's while Brazil were the defending champion in the women.

The tournament took place between August 2 to 11 with the winning sides of both the men’s and women’s tournament will directly qualify for the 2004 Olympic Handball Tournaments. That nation would be Brazil who would win both tournaments over Argentina.[1]

Men's Competition[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Argentina 6 3 3 0 0 109 50 +59
 United States 4 3 2 0 1 75 74 +1
 Mexico 2 3 1 0 2 70 90 -20
 Puerto Rico 0 3 0 0 3 59 99 -40
2 September
15:15
Argentina  46 – 15  Mexico Handball Hall

2 September
18:45
United States  31 – 24  Puerto Rico Handball Hall

3 September
15:15
Mexico  33 – 19  Puerto Rico Handball Hall

3 September
18:45
Argentina  28 – 19  United States Handball Hall

5 September
17:00
United States  25 – 22  Mexico Handball Hall

5 September
20:30
Argentina  35 – 16  Puerto Rico Handball Hall

Pool B[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Brazil 6 3 3 0 0 105 47 +58
 United States 4 3 2 0 1 73 86 -13
 Dominican Republic 2 3 1 0 2 66 89 -23
 Chile 0 3 0 0 3 63 85 -22

Final ranking[edit]

RANK TEAM
Gold medal america.svg  Brazil [2]
Silver medal america.svg  Argentina
Bronze medal america.svg  United States
4  Uruguay
5  Chile
6  Puerto Rico
7  Dominican Republic
8.  Mexico

Awards[edit]


 2003 Pan American Games Winners 

Brazil
First title

Women's Tournament[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

RANK TEAM
1.  Brazil [3]
2.  Argentina
3.  Uruguay
4.  United States
5.  Dominican Republic
6.  Mexico

Awards[edit]


 2003 Pan American Games Winners 

Brazil
Second title

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation Gold medal america.svg Silver medal america.svg Bronze medal america.svg Total
1  Brazil (BRA) 2 0 0 2
2  Argentina (ARG) 0 2 0 2
3  United States (USA) 0 0 1 1
 Uruguay (URU) 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 2 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PLUS: PAN AM GAMES; U.S. Wins Bronze In Team Handball". August 12, 2003. Retrieved December 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Brazil qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece
  3. ^ Brazil qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece