2010 Pan American Men's Handball Championship


The 2010 American Handball Championship, also called PanAmericano 2010, was the 14th official competition for senior men's national handball teams of North, Center, Caribbean and South America. It was held from 22 to 26 June 2010 in Santiago, Chile. It was also acting as the qualifying competition for the 2011 World Men's Handball Championship, securing three vacancies for the World Championship. Brazil, Argentina and Chile got the Tickets for finishing at the first three places.

2010 Pan American Men's Handball Championship
PanAmericano 2010
Tournament details
Host country Chile
Dates22–26 June
Teams8 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (4th title)
Runner-up Brazil
Third place Chile
Fourth place Cuba
Tournament statistics
Matches20
Goals scored1076 (53.8 per match)
Top scorer(s) Emil Feuchtmann
(35 goals)
Next

Participating teams


Group A Group B

 Argentina
 Chile (Host Nation)
 Uruguay
 Canada

 Brazil (Defending Champion)
 Cuba
 Greenland
 Dominican Republic

Preliminary round


All times are local (UTC−3).

     Team advanced to the Semifinals
     Team will play Placement Matches

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 97 44 +53 6
 Chile (H) 3 1 1 1 81 78 +3 3
 Uruguay 3 1 1 1 73 88 15 3
 Canada 3 0 0 3 66 107 41 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
22 June 2010
15:30
Argentina  32–14  Uruguay
(14–4)
22 June 2010
20:30
Chile  36–25  Canada
(15–10)

23 June 2010
16:00
Argentina  39–12  Canada
(17–6)
23 June 2010
20:00
Chile  27–27  Uruguay
(17–12)

24 June 2010
16:00
Uruguay  32–29  Canada
(13–13)
24 June 2010
20:00
Argentina  26–18  Chile
(15–6)

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 100 66 +34 6
 Cuba 3 2 0 1 97 81 +16 4
 Greenland 3 1 0 2 73 81 8 2
 Dominican Republic 3 0 0 3 52 94 42 0
Source: [citation needed]
22 June 2010
13:30
Brazil  29–23  Greenland
(17–8)
22 June 2010
17:30
Cuba  39–15  Dominican Republic
(18–4)

23 June 2010
14:00
Cuba  32–25  Greenland
(17–13)
23 June 2010
18:00
Brazil  30–17  Dominican Republic
(17–11)

24 June 2010
14:00
Brazil  41–26  Cuba
(23–12)
24 June 2010
18:00
Greenland  25–20  Dominican Republic
(12–11)

Placement matches


 
5th–8th Place5th/6th Place
 
      
 
June 25, 2010
 
 
 Dominican Republic24
 
June 26, 2010
 
 Uruguay28
 
 Uruguay30
 
June 25, 2010
 
 Greenland27
 
 Greenland38
 
 
 Canada36
 
7th/8th Place
 
 
June 26, 2010
 
 
 Dominican Republic22
 
 
 Canada33

5th–8th place semifinals

25 June 2010
14:00
Uruguay  28–24  Dominican Republic
(14–12)

25 June 2010
16:00
Greenland  38–36  Canada
(18–12)

Seventh place game

26 June 2010
14:00
Canada  33–22  Dominican Republic
(16–9)

Fifth place game

26 June 2010
16:00
Uruguay  30–27  Greenland
(15–13)

Final round


 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
June 25, 2010
 
 
 Brazil33
 
June 26, 2010
 
 Chile21
 
 Brazil27
 
June 25, 2010
 
 Argentina (ET)28
 
 Argentina17
 
 
 Cuba8
 
3rd/4th Place
 
 
June 26, 2010
 
 
 Chile34
 
 
 Cuba31

Semifinals

25 June 2010
18:00
Brazil  33–21  Chile
(15–5)

25 June 2010
20:00
Argentina  17–8  Cuba
  • A Bomb threat stopped the semifinal of the Pan American Tournament. An anonymous phone call announced an imminent bomb explosion in the Centro de Entrenamiento Olimpico in Santiago de Chile forced the officials to stop the semifinal match of the Pan American Tournament, Argentina – Cuba. In that moment, Argentina was leading Cuba 17–8.

Third place game

26 June 2010
18:00
Chile  34–31  Cuba
(13–14)

Final

26 June 2010
20:00
Argentina  28–27 (ET)  Brazil
(10–11)

FT: 23–23 ET: 2–2, 3–2

Final ranking


 Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
4 Cuba
5 Uruguay
6 Greenland
7 Canada
8 Dominican Republic
Team advanced to the 2011 World Men's Handball Championship

All-star team


PositionPlayerCountry
GoalkeeperMaik dos Santos Brazil
Right backFernando Pacheco Filho Brazil
Center backEmil Feuchtmann Chile
Left backAgustin Vidal Argentina
Right wingPatricio Martínez Chávez Chile
PivotGonzalo Carou Argentina
Left wingCarlos Mirabal Dominican Republic