Pan American Women's Handball Championship

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The Pan American Women's Handball Championship 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 Women's Handball Championship.

Summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match
Champion Score Second place Third place Score Fourth place
1986
Details
Brazil
Novo Hamburgo

United States
No playoffs
Canada

Brazil
No playoffs
Argentina
1989
Details
United States
Colorado Springs

Canada
No playoffs
United States

Brazil
No playoffs
Mexico
1991
Details
Brazil
Maringá

United States
No playoffs
Canada

Brazil
No playoffs
Argentina
1997
Details
Brazil
Poços de Caldas

Brazil
21–17
Canada

Uruguay
19–14
Argentina
1999
Details
Argentina
Buenos Aires

Brazil
No playoffs
Cuba

Argentina
No playoffs
Uruguay
2000
Details
Brazil
Aracajú

Brazil
No playoffs
Uruguay

Greenland
No playoffs
Argentina
2003
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Brazil
39–12
Argentina

Uruguay
21–14
United States
2005
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Brazil
No playoffs
Argentina

Uruguay
No playoffs
Canada
2007
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo

Brazil
29–12
Argentina

Dominican Republic
25–24
Paraguay
2009
Details
Chile
Santiago

Argentina
26–25 (OT)
Brazil

Chile
34–30 (OT)
Dominican Republic
2011
Details
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo

Brazil
35–16
Argentina

Cuba
37–27
Uruguay
2013
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo

Brazil
38–15
Argentina

Dominican Republic
28–19
Paraguay
2015
Details
Cuba
Havana

Brazil
26–22
Cuba

Argentina
33–16
Puerto Rico

^n/a A round-robin tournament determined the final standings.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 9 1 3 13
2  United States 2 1 0 3
3  Argentina 1 5 2 8
4  Canada 1 3 0 4
5  Cuba 0 2 1 3
6  Uruguay 0 1 3 4
7  Dominican Republic 0 0 2 2
8  Chile 0 0 1 1
 Greenland 0 0 1 1
Total 12 12 12 36

Participation history[edit]

Nation Brazil
1986
United States
1989
Brazil
1991
Brazil
1997
Argentina
1999
Brazil
2000
Brazil
2003
Brazil
2005
Dominican Republic
2007
Chile
2009
Brazil
2011
Dominican Republic
2013
Cuba
2015
Years
 Argentina 4th 4th 4th 3rd 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 12
 Brazil 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 13
 Canada 2nd 1st 2nd 2nd 5th 4th 6th 9th 8
 Chile 3rd 5th 9th 3
 Colombia 6th 6th 2
 Costa Rica 5th 10th 2
 Cuba 2nd 3rd 2nd 3
 Dominican Republic 6th 5th 3rd 4th 6th 3rd 6
 Greenland 5th 3rd 6th 3
 Guatemala 7th 12th 2
 Mexico 4th 6th 5th 8th 5th 7th 6th 8th 8
 Paraguay 5th 5th 4th 7th 4th 7th 6
 Puerto Rico 7th 4th 2
 Uruguay 6th 6th 3rd 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd 5th 6th 4th 5th 5th 12
 United States 1st 2nd 1st 4th 6th 7th 8th 10th 8
 Venezuela 8th 7th 11th 3

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