United States women's national handball team

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Association USA Team Handball
Coach Christian Latulippe
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Home
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances 4 (First in 1984)
Best result 5th Place, (1984)
World Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1975)
Best result 11th Place, (1975, 1982)
Pan American Championship
Appearances 8 (First in 1986)
Best result Champions, (1986, 1991)
Last updated on February 29, 2016.
United States women's national handball team
Medal record
Pan American Championship
Gold medal – first place 1986 Brazil
Gold medal – first place 1991 Brazil
Silver medal – second place 1989 United States
Nor.Ca Handball Championship
Silver medal – second place 2017 Puerto Rico
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Puerto Rico
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1987 United States Team
Gold medal – first place 1995 Argentina Team

The United States women's national handball team is the national team of the United States. It takes part in international handball competitions.

At the 1982 World Women's Handball Championship in Hungary the US team placed 11th.[1] They also participated in the 1975, 1986, 1993 and 1995 IHF World Women's Handball Championship and the 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996 Olympics.

Results[edit]

The US Women's handball team during a match against Ivory Coast at the 1988 Summer Olympics


USA women's handball team against South Korea in the 1988 Summer Olympics

Olympic Games[edit]

Since their first appearance in 1984, USA has participated in four Olympic Games.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
United States 1984 5th[2] 5 2 0 3 114 123 –9
South Korea 1988 7th[3] 6 1 0 5 123 156 –33
Spain 1992 6th[4] 4 1 0 3 72 102 –30
United States 1996 8th[5] 4 0 0 4 87 114 –27
Australia 2000 Did not qualify
Greece 2004 Did not qualify
China 2008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify
Brazil 2016 Did not qualify
Total 4/9 19 4 0 15 396 495 –99

World Championships[edit]

Since their first appearance in 1975, USA has participated in five World Championships.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1957 Not qualified
Romania 1962 Not qualified
West Germany 1965 Not qualified
Netherlands 1971 Not qualified
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1973 Not qualified
Soviet Union 1975 11th 5 1 0 4 42 113 –71
Czechoslovakia 1978 Not qualified
Hungary 1982 11th 8 1 0 7 99 173 –74
Netherlands 1986 16th 6 0 0 6 84 139 –55
South Korea 1990 Not qualified
Norway 1993 12th 7 0 0 7 117 189 –72
AustriaHungary 1995 17th 5 1 0 4 95 121 –26
Germany 1997 Not qualified
NorwayDenmark 1999 Not qualified
Italy 2001 Not qualified
Croatia 2003 Not qualified
Russia 2005 Not qualified
France 2007 Not qualified
China 2009 Not qualified
Brazil 2011 Not qualified
Serbia 2013 Not qualified
Denmark 2015 Not qualified
Total 5/22 31 3 0 28 437 735 –298

Pan American Championships[edit]

Since their first appearance in 1986, USA has participated in eight Pan American Championships.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
Brazil 1986 1st 4 4 0 0 62 22 +40
United States 1989 2nd 2 2 0 0 23 17 +6
Brazil 1991 1st 6 6 0 0 228 82 +146
Brazil 1997 Not qualified
Argentina 1999 Not qualified
Brazil 2000 Not qualified
Brazil 2003 4th 5 2 0 3 91 104 –13
Brazil 2005 6th 5 0 0 5 91 138 –47
Dominican Republic 2007 7th 5 1 0 4 100 126 –26
Chile 2009 Not qualified
Brazil 2011 Not qualified
Dominican Republic 2013 8th 6 1 0 5 120 180 –60
Cuba 2015 10th 7 2 0 5 161 168 –7
Total 8/13 40 18 0 22 876 837 +39

Pan American Games[edit]

Since their first appearance in 1987, USA has participated in five Pan American Games.

Year Position Pld W D L GS GA +/–
United States 1987 1st 5 5 0 0 134 68 +66
Argentina 1995 1st 5 5 0 0 122 98 +24
Canada 1999 4th 7 2 1 4 154 155 –1
Dominican Republic 2003 4th 7 3 0 4 156 187 –31
Brazil 2007 Not qualified
Mexico 2011 8th 5 0 0 5 110 178 –68
Canada 2015 Not qualified
Total 5/7 29 15 1 13 676 686 –10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Previous Women's World Champions. Indoor/en salle/Halle – 1982 — HUN. 2.-12.12-1982" (PDF). International Handball Federation. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Handball at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Women's Handball". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Handball at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Women's Handball". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Handball at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games: Women's Handball". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Handball at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games: Women's Handball". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 

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