2012 Pan American Men's Handball Championship


The 2012 Pan American Handball Championship, also called PanAmericano 2012, was the 15th official competition for senior men's national handball teams of North, Center, Caribbean and South America. It was held from 18 to 24 June 2012 in Burzaco, Almirante Brown Partido, Argentina. It also acted as the qualifying competition for the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship, securing three vacancies for the World Championship. A decision was announced during the 2011 Pan American Games that the tournament will consist of 12 teams.[1] As the winner of those Pan American Games, Argentina was selected as the host.

2012 Pan American Men's Handball Championship
PanAmericano 2012
Tournament details
Host country Argentina
Dates18–24 June
Teams9 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Argentina (5th title)
Runner-up Brazil
Third place Chile
Fourth place Uruguay
Tournament statistics
Matches23
Goals scored1227 (53.35 per match)
Top scorer(s) Minik Dahl Høegh
(49 goals)
Best player Marco Oneto
Next

Participating teams


The participating nations have been announced on 15 May 2012.[2]

Group A Group B

 Argentina
 Chile
 Greenland
 United States
 Venezuela

 Brazil
 Dominican Republic
 Mexico
 Paraguay
 Uruguay

The Dominican Republic team withdrew after the draw, reportedly for financial reasons.[3]

Preliminary round


     Team advances to the Semifinals
     Team will play in Fifth place game
     Team will play in Placement round

All times are local (UTC−3)

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina (H) 4 3 1 0 127 69 +58 7
 Chile 4 3 1 0 123 95 +28 7
 Greenland 4 2 0 2 123 117 +6 4
 United States 4 1 0 3 102 132 30 2
 Venezuela 4 0 0 4 103 165 62 0
Source: [citation needed]
(H) Host
18 June 2012
18:00
Argentina  33–13  United States Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 700
Kogovsek 7 (18–4) Hines, Jackson 3
  Report  
18 June 2012
20:00
Chile  31–28  Greenland Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Em. Feuchtmann 7 (14–14) Dahl Høegh 10
  Report  

19 June 2012
18:00
Chile  34–25  Venezuela Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 300
Er. Feuchtmann 8 (20–13) Godoy 9
  Report   
19 June 2012
21:00
Greenland  18–24  Argentina Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 3,000
Dahl Høegh 7 (8–10) Pizarro 5
  Report  

20 June 2012
19:00
United States  43–28  Venezuela Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 2,000
Andjelic 10 (24–16) Peñaloza 11
   Report  
20 June 2012
21:00
Argentina  23–23  Chile Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 4,000
Simonet 6 (10–13) Oneto 6
  Report  

21 June 2012
18:00
Argentina  47–15  Venezuela Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 1,500
Pizarro 9 (27–7) Timaure, Rojas Vera 3
  Report  
21 June 2012
20:00
United States  27–36  Greenland Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Axelsson 9 (15–15) Dahl Høegh 16
  Report  

22 June 2012
16:00
Greenland  41–35  Venezuela Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 1,500
Dahl Høegh 9 (20–14) Timaure 9
  Report  
22 June 2012
18:00
United States  19–35  Chile Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 400
Axelsson 8 (7–22) H. Feuchtmann 8
   Report  

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 118 39 +79 6
 Uruguay 3 2 0 1 67 71 4 4
 Paraguay 3 1 0 2 49 80 31 2
 Mexico 3 0 0 3 41 85 44 0
Source: [citation needed]
19 June 2012
14:00
Paraguay  11–39  Brazil Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
three players 2 (4–23) Pires 10
  Report  
19 June 2012
16:00
Uruguay  26–13  Mexico Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Ansolabehere, Cancio 4 (15–4) Figueroa 3
  Report  

20 June 2012
15:00
Paraguay  16–25  Uruguay Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Mendoza 7 (10–12) Gamis 4
  Report  
20 June 2012
17:00
Mexico  12–37  Brazil Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Figueroa 3 (8–14) Cândido 8
  Report  

21 June 2012
14:00
Mexico  16–22  Paraguay Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 3,000
Aguirre 5 (9–13) three players 4
  Report  
21 June 2012
16:00
Brazil  42–16  Uruguay Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 2,000
Teixeira 8 (19–9) Ansolabehere 5
  Report  

Placement round


Points gained in the preliminary round against teams from the same group were carried over.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
7  United States 2 2 0 0 76 45 +31 4
8  Venezuela 2 1 0 1 56 66 10 2
9  Mexico 2 0 0 2 40 61 21 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.
23 June 2012
17:00
Venezuela  28–23  Mexico Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 500
Rodriguez 6 (12–8) Aguirre 7
   Report  

24 June 2012
09:00
United States  33–17  Mexico Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 3,000
three players 5 (15–10) Morales Diaz, Contreras 3
  Report  

Knockout stage


Bracket

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
23 June 2012
 
 
 Argentina28
 
24 June 2012
 
 Uruguay13
 
 Argentina22
 
23 June 2012
 
 Brazil21
 
 Chile33
 
 
 Brazil35
 
Third place
 
 
24 June 2012
 
 
 Uruguay27
 
 
 Chile37

Semifinals

23 June 2012
13:00
Argentina  28–13  Uruguay Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Riccobelli 5 (14–7) Ansolabehere 3
  Report  

23 June 2012
15:00
Brazil  35–33  Chile Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 2,000
Ribeiro 6 (20–14) Salinas 7
  Report  

Fifth place game

23 June 2012
17:00
Greenland  38–19  Paraguay Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Dahl Høegh 7 (20–11) Mendoza, Mendoza 5
  Report  

Third place game

24 June 2012
13:00
Uruguay  27–37  Chile Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Ansolabehere 7 (12–16) Feuchtmann 10
   Report   

Final

24 June 2012
11:00
Argentina  22–21  Brazil Polideportivo de Almirante Brown, Burzaco
Attendance: 4,200
Simonet 6 (12–12) Ribeiro 9
   Report  

Final ranking


 Argentina
 Brazil
 Chile
4 Uruguay
5 Greenland
6 Paraguay
7 United States
8 Venezuela
9 Mexico
Team advanced to the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship

Best team

References


  1. "New developments regarding PATHF competitions". teamhandballnews.com. 23 October 2011.
  2. "Confirmados diez países al Campeonato masculino adulto 2012". panamhandball.org. 15 May 2012. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  3. "2013 Men's WC Qual". teamhandballnews.com. Retrieved 11 January 2013.