Spain national handball team

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Spain
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Information
Nickname Hispanos
Association Royal Spanish Handball Federation
Coach Jordi Ribera
Most caps David Barrufet (280)
Most goals Juanín García (822)
Colours
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Team colours
Team colours
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Team colours
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Team colours
Home
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Team colours
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Team colours
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Team colours
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Team colours
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 10 (First in 1972)
Best result 3rd (1996, 2000, 2008)
World Championship
Appearances 19 (First in 1958)
Best result 1st (2005, 2013)
European Handball Championship
Appearances 12 (First in 1994)
Best result 2nd (1996, 1998, 2006, 2016)
Last updated on Unknown.
Spain national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Atlanta Team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Team
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2005 Tunisia
Gold medal – first place 2013 Spain
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Sweden
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 1996 Spain
Silver medal – second place 1998 Italy
Silver medal – second place 2006 Switzerland
Silver medal – second place 2016 Poland
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Croatia
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Denmark
Spain national handball team in 2013.

The Spain national handball team is the national handball team of Spain. It is governed by the Royal Spanish Handball Federation.

Competitive record[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third Place       Fourth Place  

Olympic Games[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 Match for 15th place 15th of 16 5 1 0 4 82 89 −7
Canada 1976 Montreal Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Match for 5th place 5th of 12 6 3 1 2 126 129 −3
United States 1984 Los Angeles Match for 7th place 8th of 12 6 2 0 4 122 124 −2
South Korea 1988 Seoul Match for 9th place 9th of 12 6 3 0 3 122 121 +1
Spain 1992 Barcelona Match for 5th place 5th of 12 6 4 0 2 133 119 +14
United States 1996 Atlanta Third Place 3rd of 12 7 5 0 2 161 147 +14
Australia 2000 Sydney Third Place 3rd of 12 8 5 0 3 222 206 +16
Greece 2004 Athens Match for 7th place 7th of 12 8 5 0 3 242 222 +20
China 2008 Beijing Third Place 3rd of 12 8 5 0 3 246 234 +12
United Kingdom 2012 London Quarter-finals 7th of 12 6 3 0 3 162 159 +3
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Did not qualify
Total 10/12 0 Titles 66 36 1 29 1,618 1,550 +68

World Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W D L
1938 Did not enter
1954 Did not enter
1958 12th 3 1 0 2
1961 Did not enter
1964 Did not enter
1967 Did not enter
1970 Did not enter
1974 13th 3 1 0 2
1978 10th 3 1 0 2
1982 8th 6 3 1 2
1986 5th 6 2 2 2
1990 5th 6 4 0 2
1993 5th 6 3 1 2
1995 11th 6 4 0 2
1997 7th 7 5 1 1
1999 4th 9 7 0 2
2001 5th 9 7 0 2
2003 4th 9 7 0 2
2005 1st, gold medalist(s) 10 8 1 1
2007 7th 10 6 0 4
2009 13th 9 6 0 3
2011 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 10 8 1 1
2013 1st, gold medalist(s) 9 8 0 1
2015 4th 9 7 0 2
2017 5th 7 6 0 1
Total 19/25 137 94 7 36

European Championship[edit]

Final tournament Qualification
Year Position Pld W D L Position Pld W D L
Portugal 1994 5th 5 3 0 2 1st 8 7 0 1
Spain 1996 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 5 0 2 Directly qualified
Italy 1998 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 5 1 1 2nd 6 3 1 2
Croatia 2000 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 5 0 2 2 2 0 0
Sweden 2002 7th 6 3 1 2 Directly qualified
Slovenia 2004 10th 6 2 0 4 2 2 0 0
Switzerland 2006 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 6 1 1 2 1 1 0
Norway 2008 9th 6 3 0 3 Directly qualified
Austria 2010 6th 7 4 1 2 1st 8 7 0 1
Serbia 2012 4th 8 5 1 2 2nd 6 4 0 2
Denmark 2014 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 8 6 0 2 1st 6 6 0 0
Poland 2016 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 5 1 2 1st 6 5 0 1
Total 12/12 83 52 6 25

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2017 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Jordi Ribera

Matches and goals are correct as of 24 January 2017.

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
3 RB Eduardo Gurbindo (1987-11-08) 8 November 1987 (age 29) 1.95 m 98 117 France HBC Nantes
6 LW Ángel Fernández Pérez (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 28) 1.92 m 20 54 Spain Ciudad de Logroño
7 LW Valero Rivera Folch (1985-02-22) 22 February 1985 (age 32) 1.89 m 91 376 Spain FC Barcelona
8 RW Víctor Tomás (1985-02-15) 15 February 1985 (age 32) 1.78 m 176 559 Spain FC Barcelona
9 CB Raul Entrerrios (1981-02-12) 12 February 1981 (age 36) 1.93 m 224 485 Spain FC Barcelona
10 RB Alex Dujshebaev (1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 24) 1.87 m 55 116 Republic of Macedonia RK Vardar
11 CB Daniel Sarmiento Melián (1983-08-25) 25 August 1983 (age 33) 1.86 m 86 190 France Saint-Raphaël
13 P Julen Aguinagalde (1982-12-08) 8 December 1982 (age 34) 1.95 m 163 410 Poland Vive Tauron Kielce
21 LB Joan Cañellas (1986-09-30) 30 September 1986 (age 30) 1.98 m 150 397 Republic of Macedonia RK Vardar
24 LB Viran Morros (1983-12-15) 15 December 1983 (age 33) 1.99 m 186 155 Spain FC Barcelona
30 P Gedeón Guardiola (1984-01-10) 10 January 1984 (age 33) 2.00 m 105 144 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
31 LB Iosu Goñi Leoz (1990-01-04) 4 January 1990 (age 27) 1.95 m 24 43 France Pays d'Aix UC
33 GK Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (1991-01-10) 10 January 1991 (age 26) 1.90 m 73 0 Spain FC Barcelona
44 GK Rodrigo Corrales (1991-01-24) 24 January 1991 (age 26) 2.02 m 29 1 Poland Wisła Płock
53 RW David Balaguer (1991-08-17) 17 August 1991 (age 25) 1.85 m 14 52 France HBC Nantes
54 LB Álex Costoya (1993-05-06) 6 May 1993 (age 23) 1.93 m 9 15 Spain Ademar León
55 P Adrià Figueras (1988-08-31) 31 August 1988 (age 28) 1.92 m 16 27 Spain BM Granollers

Notable players[edit]

Kit suppliers[edit]

Since 2005 Spain's kits have been supplied by Rasán (es).

References[edit]

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