Spain men's national handball team


The Spain national handball team is governed by the Royal Spanish Handball Federation. Spain is one of the most successful handball teams in the world, having won two World Championships and being the reigning European Champions. They are also the only team, besides Sweden, to have successfully defended a European Championship title, having won in 2018 and 2020. As of January 2021, they are reigning double defending European Champions.

Spain
Information
NicknameHispanos
AssociationRoyal Spanish Handball Federation
CoachJordi Ribera
Assistant coachCésar Montes
Jesús Rivilla García
CaptainRaúl Entrerríos
Most capsDavid Barrufet (280)
Most goalsJuanín García (822)
Colours
Home
Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances10 (First in 1972)
Best result3rd (1996, 2000, 2008)
World Championship
Appearances21 (First in 1958)
Best result1st (2005, 2013)
European Handball Championship
Appearances14 (First in 1994)
Best result1st (2018, 2020)
Last updated on Unknown.
Spain men's national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
1996 AtlantaTeam
2000 SydneyTeam
2008 BeijingTeam
World Championship
2005 Tunisia
2013 Spain
2011 Sweden
2021 Egypt
European Championship
2018 Croatia
2020 Sweden/Austria/Norway
1996 Spain
1998 Italy
2006 Switzerland
2016 Poland
2000 Croatia
2014 Denmark
Spain national handball team in 2013.

Honours


CompetitionTotal
Olympic Games 0033
World Championship 2024
European Championship 2428
Total44715

Competitive record


  Champions    Runners-up    Third place    Fourth place  

Olympic Games

Games Round Position Pld W D L GF GA GD
1936 Berlin Did not enter
Not held from 1948 to 1968
1972 Munich Match for 15th place 15th of 16 5 1 0 4 82 89 −7
1976 Montreal Did not qualify
1980 Moscow Match for 5th place 5th of 12 6 3 1 2 126 129 −3
1984 Los Angeles Match for 7th place 8th of 12 6 2 0 4 122 124 −2
1988 Seoul Match for 9th place 9th of 12 6 3 0 3 122 121 +1
1992 Barcelona Match for 5th place 5th of 12 6 4 0 2 133 119 +14
1996 Atlanta Third place 3rd of 12 7 5 0 2 161 147 +14
2000 Sydney Third place 3rd of 12 8 5 0 3 222 206 +16
2004 Athens Match for 7th place 7th of 12 8 5 0 3 242 222 +20
2008 Beijing Third place 3rd of 12 8 5 0 3 246 234 +12
2012 London Quarter-finals 7th of 12 6 3 0 3 162 159 +3
2016 Rio de Janeiro Did not qualify
2020 Tokyo Qualified
Total 11/14 0 Titles 66 36 1 29 1,618 1,550 +68

World Championship

Year Position Pld W D L
1938Did not enter
1954
195812th3102
1961Did not enter
1964
1967
1970
197413th3102
197810th3102
19828th6312
19865th6222
19905th6402
19935th6312
199511th6402
19977th7511
19994th9702
20015th9702
20034th9702
200510811
20077th10604
200913th9603
201110811
20139801
20154th9702
20175th7601
/ 20197th9603
20219711
/ 2023To be determined
// 2025
2027
Total21/27155107840

European Championship

Final tournament Qualification
Year Position Pld W D L Position Pld W D L
19945th53021st8701
19967502Directly qualified
199875112nd6312
200075022200
20027th6312Directly qualified
200410th62042200
200686112110
20089th6303Directly qualified
20106th74121st8701
20124th85122nd6402
201486021st6600
201685121st6501
201886021st6600
20209810Directly qualified
2022QualifiedDirectly qualified
2024TBDTBD
Total15/1510066727

Team


Current squad

Squad for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship.[1][2]

Head coach: Jordi Ribera

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (1991-01-10) 10 January 1991 (age 30) 1.89 m 113 10 Barça
5 RB Jorge Maqueda (1988-02-06) 6 February 1988 (age 33) 1.97 m 139 353 Telekom Veszprém
6 LW Ángel Fernández (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 32) 1.93 m 60 180 Łomża Vive Kielce
9 CB Raúl Entrerríos (1981-02-12) 12 February 1981 (age 40) 1.88 m 269 618 Barça
10 RB Alex Dujshebaev (1992-12-17) 17 December 1992 (age 28) 1.88 m 99 264 Łomża Vive Kielce
11 CB Daniel Sarmiento (1983-08-25) 25 August 1983 (age 37) 1.88 m 120 244 Saint-Raphaël
12 GK Rodrigo Corrales (1991-01-24) 24 January 1991 (age 30) 2.00 m 72 3 Telekom Veszprém
13 P Julen Aguinagalde (1982-12-08) 8 December 1982 (age 38) 1.96 m 197 470 CD Bidasoa
14 RW Ferran Solé (1992-08-25) 25 August 1992 (age 28) 1.93 m 50 213 Paris Saint-Germain
15 LB Iosu Goñi Leoz (1990-01-04) 4 January 1990 (age 31) 1.92 m 61 89 Chambéry Savoie Handball
17 P Adrià Figueras (1988-12-08) 8 December 1988 (age 32) 1.93 m 66 158 HBC Nantes
21 LB Joan Cañellas (1986-09-30) 30 September 1986 (age 34) 1.98 m 188 478 MOL-Pick Szeged
24 LB Viran Morros (1983-12-15) 15 December 1983 (age 37) 1.99 m 228 166 Paris Saint-Germain
28 RW Aleix Gómez (1997-05-07) 7 May 1997 (age 24) 1.84 m 35 118 Barça
29 LW Aitor Ariño (1992-10-05) 5 October 1992 (age 28) 1.85 m 62 124 Barça
30 P Gedeón Guardiola (1984-10-01) 1 October 1984 (age 36) 1.98 m 147 177 TBV Lemgo
52 P Rubén Marchán (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 26) 2.04 m 0 0 Ademar León
59 CB Daniel Dujshebaev (1997-07-04) 4 July 1997 (age 24) 1.97 m 41 68 Łomża Vive Kielce
61 GK Sergey Hernández (1995-06-17) 17 June 1995 (age 26) 1.98 m 15 5 S.L. Benfica
62 RW Kauldi Odriozola (1997-01-07) 7 January 1997 (age 24) 1.83 m 13 45 CD Bidasoa

Individual records

  • Bold denotes players still playing international handball.

References


  1. "Sergey Hernández y Rubén Marchán, grandes novedades para el Mundial de Egipto" (in Spanish). rfebm.com. 9 January 2021. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  2. "Team Roster Spain" (PDF). ihf.info. 15 January 2021. Retrieved 15 January 2021.