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
Goals scored1227 (53.35 per match)
Top scorer(s) Minik Dahl Høegh
(49 goals)
Best player Marco Oneto