1989 Pan American Men's Handball Championship


The 1989 Pan American Men's Handball Championship was the fifth edition of the tournament, held in Pinar del Rio, Cuba from 24 to 30 October 1989. It acted as the American qualifying tournament for the 1990 World Championship, where the top placed team qualied.

1989 Pan American Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Cuba
Dates24–30 October
Teams6 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Cuba (5th title)
Runner-up Brazil
Third place United States
Fourth place Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches15
Goals scored685 (45.67 per match)
Top scorer(s) Drean Dutra (50 goals)
Best player Drean Dutra
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Standings


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Cuba (H) 5 5 0 0 157 68 +89 10
 Brazil 5 4 0 1 128 85 +43 8
 United States 5 3 0 2 110 97 +13 6
4  Canada 5 2 0 3 133 111 +22 4
5  Mexico 5 1 0 4 79 156 77 2
6  Puerto Rico 5 0 0 5 78 168 90 0
Source: Todor66
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host

Results


All times are local (UTC−5).

24 October 1989 Mexico  21–18  Puerto Rico
(9–9)
24 October 1989 United States  27–24  Canada
(9–13)
24 October 1989 Cuba  27–18  Brazil
(14–9)

25 October 1989 Brazil  21–11  Canada
(10–4)
25 October 1989 Cuba  40–9  Puerto Rico
(17–3)

26 October 1989 Canada  37–18  Puerto Rico
(17–4)
26 October 1989 Cuba  39–11  Mexico
(20–6)

27 October 1989 Canada  40–16  Mexico
(20–4)
27 October 1989 Brazil  18–16  United States
(11–8)

28 October 1989 Cuba  29–21  Canada
(14–10)
28 October 1989 United States  32–17  Puerto Rico
(20–6)

29 October 1989 Brazil  38–16  Puerto Rico
(20–4)
29 October 1989 United States  26–16  Mexico
(11–8)

30 October 1989
16:15
Brazil  33–15  Mexico
(13–6)
30 October 1989
20:30
Cuba  22–9  United States
(9–4)