Spain national handball team

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Spain
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NicknameHispanos
AssociationRoyal Spanish Handball Federation
CoachJordi Ribera
Assistant coachAntonio García
CaptainVíctor Tomás
Most capsDavid Barrufet (280)
Most goalsJuanín García (822)
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances10 (First in 1972)
Best result3rd (1996, 2000, 2008)
World Championship
Appearances20 (First in 1958)
Best result1st (2005, 2013)
European Handball Championship
Appearances13 (First in 1994)
Best result1st (2018)
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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
Gold medal – first place 2018 Croatia
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 governed by the Royal Spanish Handball Federation. Spain is one of the most successful handball teams in the world, having won two World Championships and being the reigning European Champions.

Honours[edit]

Competition 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
Olympic Games 0 0 3 3
World Championship 2 0 1 3
European Championship 1 4 2 7
Total 3 4 6 13

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
Germany 1938 Did not enter
Sweden 1954 Did not enter
East Germany 1958 12th 3 1 0 2
West Germany 1961 Did not enter
Czechoslovakia 1964 Did not enter
Sweden 1967 Did not enter
France 1970 Did not enter
East Germany 1974 13th 3 1 0 2
Denmark 1978 10th 3 1 0 2
West Germany 1982 8th 6 3 1 2
Switzerland 1986 5th 6 2 2 2
Czechoslovakia 1990 5th 6 4 0 2
Sweden 1993 5th 6 3 1 2
Iceland 1995 11th 6 4 0 2
Japan 1997 7th 7 5 1 1
Egypt 1999 4th 9 7 0 2
France 2001 5th 9 7 0 2
Portugal 2003 4th 9 7 0 2
Tunisia 2005 Gold 10 8 1 1
Germany 2007 7th 10 6 0 4
Croatia 2009 13th 9 6 0 3
Sweden 2011 Bronze 10 8 1 1
Spain 2013 Gold 9 8 0 1
Qatar 2015 4th 9 7 0 2
France 2017 5th 7 6 0 1
Denmark/Germany 2019 7th 9 6 0 3
Egypt 2021 To be determined
Poland/Sweden 2023 To be determined
Total 20/28 146 100 7 39

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 Silver 7 5 0 2 Directly qualified
Italy 1998 Silver 7 5 1 1 2nd 6 3 1 2
Croatia 2000 Bronze 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 Silver 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 Bronze 8 6 0 2 1st 6 6 0 0
Poland 2016 Silver 8 5 1 2 1st 6 5 0 1
Croatia 2018 Gold 8 6 0 2 1st 6 6 0 0
AustriaNorwaySweden 2020 Qualified Directly qualified
Total 14/14 91 58 6 27

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship.[1]

Head coach: Jordi Ribera

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
3 RB Eduardo Gurbindo (1987-11-08) 8 November 1987 (age 32) 1.95 m 121 167 France HBC Nantes
6 LW Ángel Fernández (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 31) 1.92 m 44 115 Poland PGE Vive Kielce
9 CB Raúl Entrerríos (1981-02-12) 12 February 1981 (age 38) 1.95 m 250 561 Spain FC Barcelona
10 RB Alex Dujshebaev (1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 26) 1.87 m 80 200 Poland PGE Vive Kielce
11 CB Daniel Sarmiento (1983-08-25) 25 August 1983 (age 36) 1.86 m 108 222 France Saint-Raphaël
13 P Julen Aguinagalde (1982-12-08) 8 December 1982 (age 37) 1.95 m 181 448 Poland PGE Vive Kielce
16 GK Arpad Šterbik (1979-11-20) 20 November 1979 (age 40) 2.00 m 78 0 Hungary Telekom Veszprém
21 LB Joan Cañellas (1986-09-30) 30 September 1986 (age 33) 1.98 m 169 440 Hungary Pick Szeged
24 LB Viran Morros (1983-12-15) 15 December 1983 (age 35) 1.99 m 211 157 France Paris Saint-Germain
28 RW Aleix Gómez (1997-05-07) 7 May 1997 (age 22) 1.80 m 17 48 Spain FC Barcelona
29 LW Aitor Ariño (1992-10-05) 5 October 1992 (age 27) 1.87 m 41 86 Spain FC Barcelona
30 P Gedeón Guardiola (1984-10-01) 1 October 1984 (age 35) 2.00 m 121 161 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
31 LB Iosu Goñi Leoz (1990-01-04) 4 January 1990 (age 29) 1.95 m 47 74 France Pays d'Aix Université Club
33 GK Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (1991-01-10) 10 January 1991 (age 28) 1.90 m 96 5 Spain Barcelona
44 GK Rodrigo Corrales (1991-01-24) 24 January 1991 (age 28) 2.02 m 53 1 France Paris Saint-Germain
49 RW Ferrán Solé (1992-08-25) 25 August 1992 (age 27) 1.78 m 29 139 France Fenix Toulouse
55 P Adrià Figueras (1988-08-31) 31 August 1988 (age 31) 1.92 m 45 100 Spain BM Granollers
59 LB Daniel Dujshebaev (1997-07-04) 4 July 1997 (age 22) 1.97 m 29 49 Poland PGE Vive Kielce

Individual records[edit]

  • Bold denotes players still playing international handball.

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