2006 Pan American Men's Handball Championship


The 2006 Pan American Men's Handball Championship was the twelfth edition of the tournament, held in Aracaju, Brazil from 6 to 10 June 2006. It acted as the American qualifying tournament for the 2007 World Championship, where the top three placed team qualied.

2006 Pan American Men's Handball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Brazil
Dates6–10 June
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runner-up Argentina
Third place Greenland
Fourth place United States
Tournament statistics
Matches20
Goals scored1124 (56.2 per match)
Next

Preliminary round


All times are local (UTC−2).

Group A

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil (H) 3 3 0 0 116 65 +51 6 Semifinals
2  Greenland 3 2 0 1 81 97 16 4
3  Chile 3 1 0 2 83 106 23 2
4  Uruguay 3 0 0 3 78 90 12 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
6 June 2006
14:00
Greenland  32–30  Chile
(16–18)
6 June 2006
20:30
Brazil  31–22  Uruguay
(11–11)

7 June 2006
16:00
Chile  27–26  Uruguay
(16–11)
7 June 2006
20:00
Brazil  37–17  Greenland
(21–10)

8 June 2006
16:00
Greenland  32–30  Uruguay
(14–14)
8 June 2006
20:00
Brazil  48–26  Chile
(22–15)

Group B

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Argentina 3 3 0 0 107 54 +53 6 Semifinals
2  United States 3 1 1 1 76 91 15 3
3  Puerto Rico 3 1 0 2 79 87 8 2
4  Mexico 3 0 1 2 63 93 30 1
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.
6 June 2006
16:00
Argentina  38–20  Puerto Rico
(19–10)
6 June 2006
18:00
United States  28–28  Mexico
(11–11)

7 June 2006
14:00
United States  28–25  Puerto Rico
(10–8)
7 June 2006
18:00
Argentina  31–14  Mexico
(19–8)

8 June 2006
14:00
Puerto Rico  34–21  Mexico
(17–11)
8 June 2006
18:00
Argentina  38–20  United States
(18–7)

Knockout stage


Bracket

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Brazil39
 
 
 
 United States16
 
 Brazil28
 
 
 
 Argentina23
 
 Argentina32
 
 
 Greenland18
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 United States29
 
 
 Greenland30

Fifth place bracket

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
 Chile34
 
 
 
 Mexico24
 
 Chile27
 
 
 
 Uruguay19
 
 Puerto Rico22
 
 
 Uruguay34
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
 Mexico35
 
 
 Puerto Rico31

5–8th place semifinals

9 June 2006
14:00
Uruguay  34–22  Puerto Rico
(19–14)

9 June 2006
16:00
Chile  34–24  Mexico
(12–17)

Semifinals

9 June 2006
18:00
Brazil  39–16  United States
(20–7)

9 June 2006
20:00
Argentina  32–18  Greenland
(14–9)

Seventh place game

10 June 2006
14:00
Mexico  35–31  Puerto Rico
(19–14)

Fifth place game

10 June 2006
16:00
Chile  27–19  Uruguay
(13–12)

Third place game

10 June 2006
18:00
Greenland  30–29  United States
(14–13)

Final

10 June 2006
20:00
Brazil  28–23  Argentina
(11–12)

Final ranking


Qualified for the 2007 World Championship
RankTeam
 Brazil
 Argentina
 Greenland
4 United States
5 Chile
6 Uruguay
7 Mexico
8 Puerto Rico