Pan American Men's Handball Championship

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Pan American Men's Handball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016 Pan American Men's Handball Championship
Sport Handball
Founded 1979
Inaugural season 1979
No. of teams 12
Continent PATHF (Americas)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Brazil (3rd title)
Most titles  Cuba (8 titles)

The Pan American Men's Handball Championship, also called PanAmericano, is the official competition for senior national handball teams of North, Center, Caribbean and South America, and takes place every two years. In addition to crowning the Pan-American champions, the tournament also serves as a qualifying tournament for the World Men's Handball Championship.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Final 3rd place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1979
Details
Mexico
Mexico City

Cuba
Round-robin
Canada

United States
Round-robin
Brazil
6
1981
Details
Argentina
Buenos Aires

Cuba
34–20
Brazil

United States
25–22
Argentina
7
1983
Details
United States
Colorado Springs

Cuba
Round-robin
United States

Canada
Round-robin
Brazil
6
1985
Details
Brazil
Manaus

Cuba
Round-robin
United States

Brazil
Round-robin
Mexico
6
1989
Details
Cuba
Pinar del Río

Cuba
Round-robin
Brazil

United States
Round-robin
Canada
6
1994
Details
Brazil
Santa Maria

Cuba
Round-robin
Brazil

United States
Round-robin
Argentina
7
1996
Details
United States
Colorado Springs

Cuba
28–24
Argentina

United States
23–22
Brazil
8
1998
Details
Cuba
Havana

Cuba
31–26
Argentina

Brazil
27–22
United States
9
2000
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Argentina
26–25
Cuba

Brazil
38–17
United States
8
2002
Details
Argentina
Buenos Aires

Argentina
22–21
Brazil

Greenland
27–7
United States
8
2004
Details
Chile
Santiago

Argentina
24–21
Brazil

Canada
31–24
Chile
8
2006
Details
Brazil
Aracaju

Brazil
28–23
Argentina

Greenland
30–29
United States
8
2008
Details
Brazil
São Carlos

Brazil
27–24
Argentina

Cuba
37–30
Chile
7
2010
Details
Chile
Santiago

Argentina
28–27
Brazil

Chile
34–31
Cuba
8
2012
Details
Argentina
Burzaco

Argentina
22–21
Brazil

Chile
37–27
Uruguay
9
2014
Details
Uruguay
Canelones

Argentina
30–19
Brazil

Chile
25–24
Uruguay
8
2016
Details
Argentina
Buenos Aires

Brazil
28–24
Chile

Argentina
29–13
Uruguay
12
2018
Details
Greenland
Nuuk

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba 8 1 1 10
2  Argentina 6 4 1 11
3  Brazil 3 8 3 14
4  United States 0 2 5 7
5  Chile 0 1 3 4
6  Canada 0 1 2 3
7  Greenland 0 0 2 2
Total 17 17 17 51

Teams by year[edit]

Nation Mexico
1979
Argentina
1981
United States
1983
Brazil
1985
Cuba
1989
Brazil
1994
United States
1996
Cuba
1998
Brazil
2000
Argentina
2002
Chile
2004
Brazil
2006
Brazil
2008
Chile
2010
Argentina
2012
Uruguay
2014
Argentina
2016
Years
 Argentina 5th 4th - 5th - 4th 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 3rd 15
 Brazil 4th 2nd 4th 3rd 2nd 2nd 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 17
 Canada 2nd - 3rd 6th 4th - 5th 6th - 3rd - 7th 7th - - 10th 10
 Chile - 7th - - - - - - - 5th 4th 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 9
 Colombia - - - - - - - 8th - 8th - - - - - - 9th 3
 Costa Rica - - - - - - 8th - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Cuba 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd - - - 3rd 4th - - - 11
 Dominican Republic - - - - - - - - 6th - - - - 8th - - - 2
 Greenland - - - - - - - 5th 5th 3rd 5th 3rd 5th 6th 5th 5th 5th 10
 Guatemala - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8th 11th 2
 Mexico 6th 5th 5th 4th 5th 5th 6th 7th 7th 7th 8th 7th - - 9th 7th 7th 15
 Paraguay - 6th - - - 6th - - - 6th - - - - 6th - 12th 5
 Puerto Rico - - 6th - 6th - 7th - - - 6th 8th - - - - 6th 6
 Uruguay - - - - - 7th - 9th 8th - - 6th 6th 5th 4th 4th 4th 9
 United States 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 4th 4th 7th 4th - - 7th 6th 8th 15
 Venezuela - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8th - - 1
Total 6 7 6 6 6 7 8 9 8 8 8 8 7 8 9 8 12

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